Posts Tagged "metabolism"

How K-Cups Might Damage Your Metabolism, Reproductive Health, and Cause Cancer

Posted on Jun 11, 2014 in Cancer, Health & Wellness

Are you a Keurig fan? I am NOT.  My partner has been begging for a Keurig machine for the past year and I have refused to allow one in my house.  Why? Simple, it’s toxic and wasteful.  Oh sure you can make yourself feel better by saying you are going to use the refillable option instead of the throw away cups but the truth is you are likely to give in and go the easy route, it’s our nature.  Check out what Dr. Rivard has to say about k-cups and why you might want to reconsider how you make your morning cup of joe. This subject has been a big ol’ bee in my bonnet for a long time, especially...

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Dr. Buttar offers hope for Cancer and Autism

Posted on Sep 18, 2011 in Uncategorized The Center for Advanced Medicine and Clinical Research in Cornelius, NC which specializes in addressing the needs of patients suffering from Chronic Disease, “Treatment Failures”, “Difficult to Diagnose” conditions, Cancer, Autism, Cardiovascular Disease, Neurodegenerative Disease, Environmental Toxicity, Heavy Metal Toxicity, Chemical Toxicity and Metabolism Disorders. We also have a special interest in Preventive Medicine, Longevity Medicine and Performance Enhancement. Welcome to The Center for Advanced Medicine...

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Slow Metabolism Linked to Longevity

Posted on Jul 22, 2011 in Health & Wellness, Health Optimization

by Joel Fuhrman, M.D When we use the word “metabolism,” we are usually referring to resting metabolic rate, which is the amount of energy (calories) that the body requires per day for its basic functions at rest.  Most people believe that it is desirable to raise their metabolism, because they will burn more calories and consequently lose weight.  Having a slightly lower resting metabolic rate is thought to predispose some individuals to weight gain, especially in the obesogenic food environment that we live in.1,2  However,  there are unfavorable consequences to running your body at faster...

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Avoiding the midlife diet crisis

Posted on Jun 11, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Beat a slowing metabolism with some easy nutrition fixesupdated 7:46 a.m. ET, Fri., May 29, 2009 While time may adorn you with new lines on your face, a new color hair (gray) and a new waistline, the passing decades are not to blame for all of the changes in your body. Your eating habits, your attitude and your approach to everyday experiences also play key roles. As we age, our bodies lose muscle and gain fat. Our nutritional needs change, as well. But you don’t necessarily feel these changes on a daily basis. Metabolism gradually slows each decade after age 20, so it’s not as...

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