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signs your metabolism is slowing

when you're on a diet and you hit a plateau, they say your metabolism may have slowed because you're in "starvation mode." My question is, when this happens do you get fatigued/sleep a lot/not have ...
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What are the physiologic indicators of keto-adaptation as it becomes our primary metabolism?

I understand that insulin prevents ketosis and glucagon prompts it. Aside from these antagonistic, pancreatic hormones, ketosis and keto-adaptation seems to emerge and establish itself through other ...
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Does it matter for metabolism at what time of day we eat?

In many popular media that discuss fat loss and dieting, a common idea is that eating at the "wrong" time of the day, say a meal at dinner time, is supposedly better from a weight loss perspective ...
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Do people with higher metabolism walk faster?

I once came across a claim that people naturally walk at a speed that results in the least energy expenditure per distance travelled. Walking too slow would result in burning more energy for basic ...
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How to calculate Metabolic Age statistically by using formula(without using weighing machine or any online calculators)?

How are we supposed to calculate our metabolic age if we have results of a person that includes: age gender weight height BMI and BMR? I have researched a lot but I am not able to find the formula ...
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Is it good/advisable to increase metabolism and subsequently the temperature of the body through the consumption of selected food items during fever

Prior knowledge I have: Body heats up when there is higher than normal metabolism. During a fever the body increases metabolism and there by the body temp to fight Certain food items increase body ...
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Swallowed very little and porous plastic parts. Might it be dangerous?

I ate something with my headphones on, and after eating I noticed that the ear speaker lose their covering film. I noticed as after lunch I touched them and had little black particles of the cover in ...
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What is the total prevalence percentage for pre-diabetics and diabetics for black race in the US?

What is the total prevalence percentage for pre-diabetics and diabetics for black race in the US? I had a black friend who worry about this, i want to comfort him by saying that this number is not ...
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Which radioactive isotopes in food accumulate in a body, which ones are excreted?

A banana contains a natural radioactive isotope of potassium, however this one is not as dangerous since it gets excreted from the body and so the radiation does not accumulate in a body. But what ...
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Meaning of “over-utilisation/degradation defects such as L-dopa methylation and neurodegeneration”

In Cerebral folate deficiency: Analytical tests and differential diagnosis, I came across a tough phrase: Neurological disease was first linked to folate deficiency by Pincus and co-workers in ...