Browsing Archive: July, 2016

The size of our plates has grown (and so have our waitlines)

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Monday, July 25, 2016,

I have been looking at the Live Lighter heart foundation web site and it has some great resources 
This information was written by by Kellie-Ann Jolly, Heart Foundation Victoria’s Director of Cardiovascular Health Programs,For the live Lighter. It has some great tips for all of us ...

When we eat out nowadays, we expect to be served a super-sized meal on a giant plate and feel ripped-off if we receive anything less. This has led to portion distortion which means we think these oversized meals...


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Speed up your Metabolism

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Sunday, July 17, 2016,


How to SPEED UP Your metabolism

 

What is metabolic rate?

Resting (or basal) metabolic rate is the number of calories the body needs to support its basic functions… things such as breathing, thinking, digesting food and staying warm or cool. They account for 70%of your body’s daily expenditure of energy.

 It is estimated that the basal metabolic rate can vary by as much as 25% in individuals of the same weight.

 Overweight people actually have a higher metabolic rate. Carrying that ext...


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