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Spice Up Your Metabolism

Posted on November 4, 2010 by 3 Comments

Green chili peppersCall it nature’s outdated survival plan. Anytime one tries to cut calories in an attempt to lose weight, the body responds by slowing metabolism to closer match calorie intake and to prevent weight loss.

Of course, in times when humans lived as hunter-gatherers and a steady supply of food was never a guarantee, this mechanism worked very well in helping one survive until the next meal could be found or caught. In fact, at one time, being able to gain weight quickly and hold onto it was a distinct genetic advantage!


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