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What are the benefits of a fast metabolism?

By August 1, 2014 - 2:43pm
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I've heard that there are benefits associated with having a fast metabolism. What exactly is metabolism? What are the benefits of having a fast metabolism?

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Hi Beth

Thanks for your question! 

Simply speaking, your metabolism is the rate/speed of how your body breaks down food and how your food is used by and then eliminated from the body. 

The benefits of having a fast metabolism is that you have an efficient system. Think of it as having a really good production line, where products are made, then assembled, then packed and then shipped. This is how a fast metabolism works in the body. Your food is efficiently received, possessed and then the unneeded parts eliminated. 

A slow metabolism accepts food, but processes it less efficiently and more slowly. By the time you next product (meal) comes around for processing, your body may still not be finished with the last meal. 

This can cause a back up and eventual weight gain. 

I hope this analogy explains it well enough! 

For more on your metabolism and how to create a more efficient one - click here:


Has this helped you, Beth?



August 3, 2014 - 4:31pm
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