Patients Education

Why Do Some People Have a Fast Metabolism

If you are one of those lucky people who has a fast metabolism, you are both loved and loathed. A fast metabolism usually means that weight loss and/or maintaining your weight is easier than for most people. Even though there are ways to speed up your metabolism through diet and exercise (and supplements that can enhance your metabolism), it is certainly a lot easier for those whose metabolisms are not working against them. So why do some people have a fast metabolism? What is Metabolism? Before explaining why some people…

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Patients Education

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Drink a Gallon of Water a Day

Age-old stories and advice would have us believe drinking a gallon of water a day will solve every problem we have, from weight loss to anti-aging. But is it a myth? I can’t imagine it would help much more than the frequency of my trips to the bathroom. So before trying it myself and subsequently carrying a gallon of water around with me all day, I decided to ask experts in fitness, nutrition, and skin what that water would really affect. Turns out it’s not a cure-all for any and…

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