Metabolism refers to your body’s ability to digest and utilize food energy (in calorie form) in order to maintain essential bodily functions like breathing and regulating heartbeats.
Just last week, I chided a friend about skipping meals in an attempt to lose a few pounds. ...
... “It slows down your metabolism, so you’ll just gain weight,” I reasoned. “How does it do that?” she wanted to know. “Well … it … okay, I don’t know. But it does!” I responded, rather sheepishly.
Anyone who has picked up a health or fitness magazine has read about the need to keep our metabolisms “revved up”...
Full Story: Taking the Mystery out of Metabolisms; By Vicki Santillano, on Divine Caroline