TITLE

Metabolism Myths--BUSTED

AUTHOR(S)
Upton, Julie
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Prevention;Oct2008, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article debunks the metabolism myth, including that ingesting cold beverages and foods helps to burn more calories, eating a grapefruit before meals speeds metabolism, and that digesting celery uses up more calories than it provides. Tips are included for each fact, including checking your urine color to determine if you are drinking enough water..
ACCESSION #
34302629

 

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