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Metabolic Rate: Why (and How) You Should Increase It

Metabolic Rate: Why (and How) You Should Increase It

Metabolic rate, or basal metabolic rate, is the energy—the number of calories—needed to perform basic body functions while the body is at rest.  Chances are, your basal metabolic rate is a lot lower than you might guess.

A calculator at www.calculator.net/bmr-calculator.html gives you a basal metabolic rate, using the Mifflin-St. Joer equation.

Ask the Doctor: Bulging Disk; Sodium Deficiency; Walking

Q: I was told I have a bulging disk in my lower back. Is that the same as a herniated disk?

A: No, but those two terms do get misused frequently. Bulging disks are quite common, especially as we get older. Disks are jelly-like cushions with hard outer layers between the

Ask the Experts: Detoxification Diets; Medical Marijuana; Canned Salmon

Q. I’ve seen a number of ads saying I should “cleanse” my insides, and that doing so will help me lose weight. What are your views?
A. The idea behind “detoxification” diets is that chemicals, pollutants, and other toxins from the environment build up in your body over time. Proponents of

The Sonoma Diet: Weight-Loss Tips From Wine Country

Q. I keep hearing about The Sonoma Diet. Is it healthful? Will it help me lose weight? A. Yes on both counts. This weight-loss bestseller, titled The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days!, by Connie Guttersen, R.D., Ph.D. (Meredith Books, 2005), is not only one of

Myriad Uses for Vinegar….Weight Loss Isnt One of Them

Q. I?veheard that apple cider vinegar can help me lose weight. Is that true?A. Don’tcount on it. Despite that, the Apple Cider Vinegar Diet seems to be gainingpopularity. This version of the diet even has its own website,

Diet Touted in Sugar Busters! Bestseller Busted by EN

Q. <font SIZE=”2″ face=”Arial”>Can the diet in the book Sugar Busters! help me lose weight?<font SIZE=”2″> A. <font SIZE="2" face=”Arial”>sure, initially. But as with any fad diet, the results are

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