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5 Reasons Your Food Could Be Messing with Your Hormones

Find out why even your healthy meals may be wreaking havoc on your body—and what you can do about it. As with all things in wellness, balance is key-in your diet, exercise plan, and even your hormones. Hormones control everything from your fertility to your metabolism, mood, appetite, and even heart rate. Our healthy (and …

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How Your Hormones Affect Your Metabolism

The connection between your hormones and metabolism influences everything from calorie burn to muscle building and even mood. Here’s your maintenance plan. Your hormones and your metabolism are deeply intertwined. “Metabolism isn’t just about how quickly you burn calories—it encompasses all the ways your body stores and uses energy from food,” says Rocio Salas-Whalen, M.D., …

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How to increase your metabolism

A person’s metabolism is the rate at which their body burns calories for energy. The speed of metabolism depends on a variety of factors, including age, sex, body fat, muscle mass, activity level, and genetics. While a person has no control over the genetic aspects of their metabolism, there are some ways to help speed …

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