Posts Tagged ‘Metabolism’

A New Definition of Metabolism

Many people use the word metabolism, but few know what it actually means. Indeed, if you asked a room filled with a hundred doctors and nutritionists, “What’s the definition of metabolism?” you’d likely hear a hundred different answers to the topic metabolism definition. It’s no surprise, then, that the rest of us would be confused […]

What Exactly is Bulimia?

In our high-pressure, image-focused society, some people turn to drastic, unhealthy measures to try to change their bodies. No one wants to develop an eating disorder, but what may start out as experimentation with a disordered eating behavior can escalate into a habit, and then a consuming lifestyle. In this blog, we will investigate bulimia […]

The Science of Appetite

Appetite, as distinct from hunger, encompasses so much more than a biological urge to correct low blood sugar. It is the desire to eat. Our relationship with food, pleasure, and nourishment exists in this gap between biological hunger and our desire to eat. It is a complex, dynamic interplay between our hormones, senses, habits, past […]

Your Metabolic Journey

Metabolism isn’t something we fix. You can measure certain aspects of it, yet metabolism itself is measureless. You can tweak certain parts of it yet it remains always whole. You can command it to do your bidding, yet it will always answer to a higher source. Metabolism is not a thing. It’s a journey. It […]

What Should I Eat? – Video with Emily Rosen

When it comes to the information people are most hungry for about food and health, perhaps the number one most often asked and important nutritional question of our times is this one: “What should I eat?” After all, given the endless amount of nutrition information that’s available to us and given the fantastic number of […]

Do We Need to Count Calories to Lose Weight?

There is a popular belief that weight loss is simply a matter of keeping track of our ratio of calories in to calories out. As long as we’re burning more calories than we’re consuming, we’ll lose weight. While cutting and counting calories does, in fact, often lead to weight loss, it is certainly not the […]

Practice Good Nutrition to Stop Overeating

Why is it that people overeat? Many of us might be inclined to think that it’s a willpower problem, and that people who overeat simply lack the discipline to stop themselves. But actually, that’s not usually the case. Often, the problem has more to do with what we eat, not how much we eat. The […]

How to Stop Overeating: 6 Great Tips

You know what it feels like when you overeat—you’re stuffed, sluggish, and you probably didn’t even enjoy the meal all that much. But you keep doing it anyway. Why is that, and what can you do to stop overeating? Here are six tips to get you going in the right direction. 1- Slow down when […]