We’ve all heard a friend or colleagues blame their weight gain on a slow metabolism, but is it really to blame?
Your metabolism does play a key role in how much weight you gain or lose, but there are many other factors at play. The process of metabolism describes a wide range of chemical reactions in your body that help you live and have the energy you need to keep your body working.
But various situations can disrupt your metabolism including menopausal changes, certain medications, pregnancy, and medical conditions like a under-active thyroid, and being overweight or obese. Here, our experts tell us how we can keep our metabolic health in check: