Metabolism is the chemical process of converting calories into energy, otherwise known as how fast your body will burn the calories you consume. Having a high metabolism correlates to a better ability to lose weight and keep weight off. Several biological and physiological factors (gender, age, body composition, genetics) contribute to the rate at which […]
Many patients have bariatric surgery with the intent to lose weight and feel full faster. Due to the restrictive nature of the gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and duodenal switch resulting from the surgeon making the stomach smaller, most patients will achieve weight loss by limiting their caloric intake. There is also a decrease in the […]
There is a common belief that men lose weight faster than women under the same circumstances. And this belief reigns true in most cases. I see this all the time in my practice, where men seemingly have to do very little to lose weight compared to their female counterparts.
If you have been following this blog series, you now know what your metabolism is, the factors that affect it, and how dieting can damange it. There are several biological and physiological factors (gender, age, body composition, genetics) that contribute to the rate in which your body burns calories for fuel and they are typically […]
Metabolism is the process in which your body converts calories into energy, explaining why there is a lot of talk around metabolism and your weight. We have all tried dieting in an effort to shed some lbs, but what you may not know is that the constant dieting, caloric restriction, and overtraining is making it […]
We have all heard about the connection between your metabolism and your weight. But do you really understand what that means? In this blog we are going to dive into the basics of your metabolism and how it affects your weight.
Exercise is a very important part of living a healthy lifestyle and is recommended to many of our patients as it promotes weight loss, preserves your muscle mass, and improves your mood. But is it true that working out on an empty stomach can help you burn fat faster? In this blog, I am going […]