Silent Killers of Your Metabolism

Silent Killers of Your Metabolism

March 27, 2014 | By

Your metabolism is responsible for turning calories into energy. A slow metabolism can lead to a build-up of calories, stored as fat for later use. Ultimately, this leads to unwanted weight gain and, if unchecked, obesity. In the following infographic, Rockwell Nutrition highlights a number of factors that are wreaking havoc on your metabolism.

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Importance of Sleep

You Need More Sleep

by  |03/8/2012

We’ve all been there, when your lids are so heavy, you can hardly keep your eyes open. What do you do? You reach for the coffee, soda or food—anything to take your mind off the fact that you’re sleep deprived, have a pile of work to tackle and won’t be reunited with your pillow for another 10 or 12 hours. What you should do, if time and location permit, is take a power nap. See our infographic on when is the best time to take a nap. You don’t want to be a part of the statistics below, which show how sleep-deprived Americans are more at risk of being overweight, likely to fall asleep at the wheel and cause accidents, not to mention being less productive. At a minimum, understand your sleep cycle.

You Need More Sleep