High protein intake can boost your metabolism, helping you burn slightly more calories each day ( 16 , 17 ). … Protein can also increase metabolism because of…

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Plants produce two gaseous waste products i.e. oxygen during photosynthesis and carbon dioxide during respiration. Excretion of gaseous waste in plants takes place through stomatal pores on leaves….

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What are the most common metabolic disorders? Diabetes is the most common metabolic disease. There are two types of diabetes: Type 1, the cause of which is unknown,…

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Obesity develops gradually from poor diet and lifestyle choices, such as: eating junk food frequently — fast food meals, cakes and pastries, sweets, processed meats and sugary drinks…

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Body Mass Index is a simple calculation using a person’s height and weight. The formula is BMI = kg/m2 where kg is a person’s weight in kilograms and…

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They found that exposure to cinnamon oil triggered both the mouse and the human cells to start burning calories through a process known as thermogenesis. A closer look…

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Metabolic acidosis has three main root causes: increased acid production, loss of bicarbonate, and a reduced ability of the kidneys to excrete excess acids. What is the most…

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Conclusions: Women with low BMI are at increased risk of osteoporosis. The change in risk associated with a 1 unit change in BMI ( approximately 5-8 lb) is…

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Increasing evidence suggests that metabolic alterations strongly influence the initiation and progression of neurodegenerative disorders. Positron emission tomography imaging studies have documented reduced glucose utilization in brain regions…

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The prevalence of obesity was 40.0% among adults aged 20 to 39 years, 44.8% among adults aged 40 to 59 years, and 42.8% among adults aged 60 and…

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