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There’s More to Diet Than Salad!

The fat-burning foods that will help us lose weight and heal   In order to lose weight and heal, we need to stay away from foods which have little or no nutritional value (empty calories) and consume more nutrient rich foods. The more nutrient rich foods we eat, the slimmer we shall get.

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Thermogenesis

What is Thermogenesis?   Also known as the thermic effect of food, dietary thermogenesis (DIT: diet-induced thermogenesis) is the process of energy production in the body caused directly by the metabolizing of consumed food (thermē is Greek for heat and genesis for creation). Our diet-induced thermogenesis (DIT) rate is

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The Key to Thermogenesis

Why is thermogenesis important for weight loss?   Thermogenesis plays an important role in regulating body weight.   Our weight depends on two key factors: food taken in, and energy put out. In the energy side of that equation, thermogenesis is one of the three main components,

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Top Fat Burning Food Items

Top Fat Burning Food Items   Food intake is always associated with calorie count intake. Can some food items really help in burning more calories than intake? Certain food items have negative caloric balance. This means that the energy used in digestion and absorption (thermic effect) of

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Basal Metabolic Rate

Basal Metabolism   Do you think that you need to run a marathon just to burn off breakfast, lunch and dinner? Think again. The human body needs a minimum amount of energy (i.e. calories) just to perform its basal metabolic functions properly. The release of sufficient energy during resting state only

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