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Radio Series: Don’t Lose to Weight Loss

Weight Loss can be a troubling topic for most, or something that is disregarded by others. However, it is one of our best barometers for how our body is functioning. Conventional wisdom will say calories in equals calories out. However conventional wisdom is not so wise in this case. Every person’s metabolism has a number of different factors that drive it. If you have reduced your caloric load, or increased your exercise without seeing change than something is off in your engine. Your body is telling you that you are not firing on all cylinders. Weight loss is not something achieved by a drug or starvation. Weight loss is something that is achieved when you optimize your health. Putting yourself in balance to achieve a normal weight also means achieving the healthiest you possible. Listen to your body and listen to your metabolism to be the healthiest you possible.
Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy1Everyone has a different metabolism because it is influenced by several factors such as body size and composition, sex, age, and genes2. A slow metabolism burns fewer calories, which means more get stored as fat in the body; that’s why some people have difficulty losing weight by just cutting calories. A fast metabolism burns calories at a quicker rate, which explains why some people can eat a lot and not gain extra pounds1.
Here are some natural ways to boost metabolism: