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Top 10 tips for a healthy metabolism is a continuation of a previous blog where Dr Simoné’ explained how to determine your basal metabolic rate (BMR) and unpacked the science behind the metabolic function. At Rejuv we're committed to helping you to live lean with minimal pain! Here are her top ten tips for how to have a healthy metabolism

Caffeine exercise and obesity. Could adding in a few cups of green tea help with your fat burning & sports performance? Whenever I come across a fellow clinical nutritionist with a passion for research it is always great to share such evidence-based findings. Vanessa Emslie has an M.Sc from Middlesex University in the UK. As part of her MSc in nutrition, Vanessa wrote a 10,000-word dissertation discussing the effects of Caffeine and exercise and therefore obesity and lipid management.   Here are some of the findings of Vanessa’s research: Obesity is an epidemic “Obesity (OBy), a disease of the 21st Century, is now an epidemic (World Health Organisation (WHO), 2014), and estimates are predicting more than half (57.8%) or 3.3 billion adults in the world’s population will be OW or obese (OB) by 2030 (Kelly et al., 2008). In developing countries, the prevalence of OBy continues to rise, with increasing rates of OBy are now being observed in children of younger ages (WHO, 2014).” Caffeine appears

The Science behind a healthy metabolism Dr Simoné's latest blog explains how to determine your basal metabolic rate (BMR) & unpacks the science behind metabolic function so you can reach a healthy metabolism and live lean with minimal pain! Metabolism, what a minefield of a topic! So many myths and opinions out there it can leave you feeling very confused and overwhelmed. My goal is to give you some good, clean scientific facts that you can incorporate into your daily life, helping to transition you into optimum health. What is metabolism? According to Dr Mandal, MD Metabolism is ‘a term that is used to describe all chemical reactions involved in maintaining the living state of the cells and the organism. Metabolism can be conveniently divided into two categories: Catabolism - the breakdown of molecules to obtain energy and Anabolism - the synthesis of all compounds needed by the cells.’ We as humans are made up of around 100 trillion cells which means that your cells