Category: metabolism

What are the biggest component of your metabolism?

Your metabolism refers to the millions of chemical processes that keep your body alive and functioning. It is related to weight because it influences the amount of energy your body needs at any given point. Take in more energy than you need, and the excess will be stored as fat. Nonetheless many people are quick

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Health tips from Dr Mark Hyman

If you want to make three changes today that can yield big results, you can start with something I like to call “the swap.”  Here’s how it works: Swap out your normal breakfast for a smoothie. Smoothies are a way to pack a lot of nutrition into one quick and easy meal. If you’re wanting

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Grapes: 2.25 cups a day can keep brain’s metabolic decline away

By Ruth Schuster Grapes: 2.25 cups a day can keep brain’s metabolic decline away, say scientists. Eating grapes on a regular basis slows metabolic decline of the brain in Alzheimer’s sufferers, a small-scale study done in California indicates. A grape a day won’t do it. The pilot study fed grape powder equivalent to two-plus cups of

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Serotonin Deficiency Implicated in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ra symptoms and pathology worse in mice missing enzyme needed for serotonin synthesis, according to report in the American Journal of Pathology. For the first time, serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) has been directly implicated in the pathophysiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Although 5-HT is predominantly known as a neurotransmitter within the central nervous system, new evidence

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