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How Big is your Metabolic Fire?

Are you 25 or older? Did you know that after you turn 25, your metabolism can slow down by 5 – 10% per decade! For the average American, that means their metabolic rate decreases by 20 – 40% over their lifetime.

This decline in metabolism is made even worse by the fact that as you age, your body requires fewer calories. This is because we are often less physically active, more sedentary and many of us suffer muscle loss as we age. (more…)

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Three Keys to Successful Weight Loss

Last week, I told you a little about the NIH Look Ahead Study and how they found that people who participated in group weight loss programs lost significantly more weight than those who didn’t. This week I’m going to tell you a little bit more about that study. The NIH also found that there were three key factors that helped those people in the group weight loss program be so successful.