How Does Your Metabolism Work?

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Metabolism – you hear about speeding it up, how it slows down with age, ways to jump-start it so you can lose weight. But what is metabolism and how does it work?

Exercise and a<br />
surprising change in your eating habits can increase the pace by which your body<br />
burns calories.Exercise and a surprising change in your eating habits can increase the pace by which your body burns calories.

Metabolism is the way your body converts the calories from the food you eat into the energy that your body needs to run your bodily processes. Metabolism refers to the creation of new cells, the repair of injuries, regulation of temperature and the performance of the myriad of activities your body performs daily, such as digestion.

Maintaining a properly functioning metabolism is critical to keep your body functioning properly and controlling your weight.

Doctors measure metabolism by taking a basal metabolic rate (BMR). This calculation relates how quickly your metabolism is functioning when you are in a resting state…

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SwissChiropractic Clinique

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Dr Dubois, DC, CCSP Dr. Dubois, a Swiss physician, and a Triangle Certified Sport Chiropractor has over 20 years of experience in the treatment and prevention of disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Amongst his patients, two world champions in martial arts (gold medalists in 2005 WMJA), one carrier of the Olympic flame in 2004, and numerous soccer players, swimmers and athletes of all levels who benefited from his chiropractic care.

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