My Metabolism Is Slow — What Can I Do About It?

Many factors determine your weight. But your metabolism may ultimately steer the ship. Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Here, a wellness dietitian explains how to stoke your metabolic fire.

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How Science Can Fight the Obesity Epidemic

If you read the news, you know obesity and diabetes are epidemics sweeping the United States. You’ve heard the scary facts and figures and seen the troubling photos. The problem is undeniable. But how do we stop it? Some advocate banning fatty foods and abolishing sugary sodas in our schools to help curb childhood obesity. … Read More

Eat These Foods — Your Metabolism Will Thank You

Have you ever thrown your hands in the air when you can’t fit into your old jeans and said, “I can’t help it — it’s my metabolism”?

Metabolism, the physical and chemical processes your body uses to provide energy, plays a big role in weight gain and weight loss. The good news: You can help control yours. Here are four foods that will help you.