What is the metabolic syndrome?

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What is diabetes?

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Determining the energy content of food

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What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101

What is thermogenesis?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously covered starvation mode / starvation response, metabolic damage, and the thermic effect of food. This week we'll go over … Continue reading What is thermogenesis?

So what actually is metabolic damage?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Last week we went over a couple of definitions on metabolic damage. Those definitions were rather vague, and seemingly inconsistent among … Continue reading So what actually is metabolic damage?

What is metabolic damage? – A very basic introduction

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. During the past weeks we've talked about starvation mode: what it is, when it happens and what is phases are. This … Continue reading What is metabolic damage? – A very basic introduction

What is starvation mode? – Final remarks

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content presented in this website is intended for information purposes only. Such content should not be construed as medical advice, consultation, diagnosis or treatment. Last week we took a look at one of the papers that Wikipedia has as a reference for its article on … Continue reading What is starvation mode? – Final remarks

What is starvation mode? – The Metabolic Phases of Starvation

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content presented in this website is intended for information purposes only. Such content should not be construed as medical advice, consultation, diagnosis or treatment. Last week we went through a very basic reading of the Wikipedia page on Starvation Mode / Starvation Response, and we focused … Continue reading What is starvation mode? – The Metabolic Phases of Starvation