resting metabolism

resting metabolism

[′rest·iŋ me‚tab·ə‚liz·əm]
(physiology)
The metabolism of a person at rest while seated or standing in a normal position.
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As your lean muscle increases, so does your resting metabolism, and you burn more calories all day long.
Evidence: "When we talk about metabolism, we're talking about the calories you burn when you're not doing anything, or your resting metabolism," says Michael Jensen, director of the Obesity Specialty Council at the Mayo Clinic.
VO2 Max analysis, Resting Metabolism Rate (RMR) analysis, and body composition analysis are some of the technologies used for metabolic testing.
"Resting metabolism also slows by about five per cent every 10 years after age 25 and as a result, your daily need for calories goes down.
The anti-obesity effect of camu camu could be explained by an increase in resting metabolism in the mice that received the extract.
It contaa compound that reacwith caffeine to boost fat oxidation and resting metabolism by about 20%.
Hormones in the human body help control what is known as "resting metabolism," the rate at which a person burns calories when at rest.
On the energy output side, there was no difference in resting metabolism or physical activity between the mice on different diets.
Tests include total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, body composition, skeletal muscle, resting metabolism, visceral fat, real body age and body weight.
Those who ate breakfast experienced little impact on snacking or portion sizes or a change in their resting metabolism, contrary to popular belief.