Metabolism (pronounced: meh-TAB-uh-liz-um) is the chemical reactions in the body’s cells that change food into energy. Our bodies need this energy to do everything from moving to thinking…

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If your metabolic age is lower than your actual age, it means your body is in good health. If your metabolic age is higher than your actual age,…

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If your metabolism is “high” (or fast), you will burn more calories at rest and during activity. A high metabolism means you’ll need to take in more calories…

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In obesity, due to excess adipose tissue the total blood volume increases. This results in increased stroke volume, and cardiac output. The increased cardiac output in obese patients…

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However, in adults who have stopped growing, an increase in BMI is usually caused by an increase in body fat. You can use the body mass index (BMI)…

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Being overweight and obese, places increased pressure on your feet, ankles and lower limbs, which makes you more likely to experience arthritis, foot pain and skin problems on…

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Your body mass index, or BMI, is the relationship between your weight and your height. A BMI of 20-25 is ideal; 25-30 is overweight and over 30 is…

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Since long-term treatment with l-arginine has previously been shown to improve glucose metabolism [35], we subsequently studied the effects of 6 weeks of l-arginine supplementation on plasma glucose…

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In most cases, swelling occurs as a result of certain lifestyle factors, such as: Being overweight. Excess body mass can decrease blood circulation, causing fluid to build up…

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