metabolism

Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism: What’s The Difference?

Millions of Americans are affected by thyroid disease each year. The thyroid is a small gland that sits at the base of the neck below the Adam’s apple. The thyroid is important in regulating metabolic activities in almost all the tissues in the body, but some thyroids can be overactive or underactive. Hypothyroidism is caused… read more

How Are Metabolism and Breast Cancer Linked?

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself, ‘how healthy is my metabolism?’ When most of us think of metabolism, we think of weight loss and weight gain, but do you think of breast cancer? I would venture a guess that most of us don’t think breast cancer and metabolism have anything in common, but research… read more