Low Metabolism Causes: Polyunsaturated Fat

Low Metabolism Causes: Polyunsaturated Fat

PUFA. Polyunsaturated fat. Maybe you’ve heard a little bit about it. Maybe a lot. Maybe nothing. There is far too much to say about it in a single lesson, but I will provide a good primer on the subject. I encourage you to further research this topic on your...
Low Metabolism Causes: Heredity

Low Metabolism Causes: Heredity

Well you did it. You gradumatated from Metabolism 101. Now it’s time to examine root causes of having a less-than-optimal metabolic rate. We start with what I think is by far the biggest single source–heredity. What we inherit from the generations before...
Metabolism and Sleep

Metabolism and Sleep

Metabolism has an undeniable effect on sleep. I first noticed this when I was out on a lengthy backpacking trip in Wyoming’s Wind River Range. The trip lasted for 44 days, and as many notice–the hungrier and more starved I became, the more difficultly I...
Metabolism and Mood

Metabolism and Mood

Metabolism may not seem to have a direct connection to mood. And perhaps it doesn’t. Not directly anyway. But indirectly it exerts great influence over mood in a general sense–mood stability in particular. Let’s look at a common mood disorder:...

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