My Health Express | October 2018


Why is My Resting Metabolism Important?

Your metabolism is the biochemical process that combines nutrients with oxygen to release the energy our bodies need to function normally. The resting metabolic rate (RMR) is the number of calories your body burns to maintain vital body functions. These functions include heart rate, brain function and breathing. The RMR accounts for up to 75...


How many calories should I eat to lose weight?

Your fitness level has a lot to do with calorie and weight control. Determining how many calories to eat is an individual thing because each of us is biochemically different with different metabolism rates. There is a rule of thumb that you should eat about 1,700 to 1,800 calories per day to lose weight. This...


What is circuit training?

Lately and surprisingly, we have been getting quite a few questions about circuit training and what it is, the benefits, etc. This article is in answer to our readers. First of all, circuit training is not the best type of training to do for exercise. However, it will get you active and build a strong...


Healthy Foods that Aren’t!

Have you ever eaten something that you thought was really healthy and then began reading the label to discover it wasn’t as healthy as you thought? Then, you’re thinking to yourself, hey, a Milkyway bar would have been just as healthy! One of the problems with a lot of the food we eat such as...

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