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How Does Alcohol Affect Weight Loss?

There are plenty of nutritionists and diet experts who recommend that you remove alcohol from your diet if you want to lose weight.  If consumed strategically, though, alcohol can have a positive impact on weight loss because of thermogenesis. As we’ve discussed here before, thermogenesis is the heat the body creates to digest foods.  This […]

What Time of Day Do You Burn the Most Calories?

utYour basal metabolic rate , or BMR, will dictate the amount of calories you use when you’re at rest.  This resting metabolic rate (RMR) is how many calories are burned performing basic functions for your body like breathing, and a functioning heart and nervous system.  Any activity beyond the basic RMR burns calories. Weight loss involves a careful balance […]

Thermogenesis and Weight Loss

Every motion throughout the day, as well as every function of your organs requires energy.  This includes the body’s digestive system.  The use of energy creates “heat” in your body, which is called thermogenesis.  It’s what creates your basal metabolic rate for how much energy you use when you’re entirely at rest.  In fact, the […]