metabolically metabolically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) involving metabolism

Usage(s):

  1. When they're overexposed or stimulated at too high a level for too long a duration, they end up being metabolically exhausted.
  2. Like any sugar, it migrates to metabolically active vital organs and tumors, if any, which use it for energy.
  3. Since the body is metabolically younger, it can go on longer before processes break down and degenerative diseasesarteriosclerosis, heart disease, cancer, etc.

News

  1. Does diet soda actually make you gain weight?

    One psychologist says non-calorie sweeteners can make you "metabolically deranged"Are you "metabolically deranged"? According to Susan Swithers, a psychologist at Purdue University in Indiana, you might be if you consume diet foods and drinks. Though one might think that non-calorie sweeteners can satiate our desire for sweetness while saving us from the high cost of sugar — i.e. calories ...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

  2. Prostate Cancer Risk Associated With Intake Of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirmed a link between high blood concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids and an increased risk of prostate cancer. Researchers found that high concentrations of EPA, DPA and DHA, three anti-inflammatory and metabolically related fatty acids, are associated with a 71 percent ...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. "Mice are not men," Rennie said. "Rats and mice are much more metabolically unstable than human beings."
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Michael Rennie Source: The Jewish Journal of greater L.A

  2. Gary Heavin, founder and CEO of Curves International, commented, "With a conventional diet, typically 50 percent of weight loss is in the form of metabolically active muscle, which decreases REE and makes it even easier to regain weight while eating...
    on Apr 21, 2004 By: Gary Heavin Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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