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  1. Lighten up for the long haul

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... times. Don't eat less or eat nothing during the day just to prepare for the big meal at night. When deprived of food, the body, instinctively fearing starvation, burns calories more slowly, ...

  2. Exercise-fat link still unclear

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... weight are set internally at different points in different people. When the set point is reduced below the predetermined level, by dieting or during starvation, the body starts a process to force ...

  3. Growing Asia

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... boats to escape starvation and extreme austerity under communism during the cold war. But they are quickly being replaced by a generation that needs to escape to the gym to lose weight. Years ...

  4. How to keep your body burning up calories

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... levels on an even keel and so provides a steady source of energy to fuel metabolism. Eating huge meals with huge gaps of time in between convinces your body you're in starvation mode, so ...

  5. How metabolic woes multiply

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... fat to protect from starvation could now be working against some people by contributing to their retention of unhealthy amounts of fat. 'The genomes of modern humans may be adapted ...

  6. Guide to eating sensibly

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... is programmed to hang onto fat. So in times of famine or starvation, it'll break down muscle for fuel to protect its fat stores. This loss in muscle in turn lowers your basal metabolic rate (BMR). ...

  7. Little and often, or all in one go?

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... the day means you're less likely to feel hungry between meals. Often when we eat only one or two large meals a day, our body thinks it's in starvation mode. It therefore hangs onto every ...

  8. Tone deaf

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... people who don't exercise are asking for trouble if they eat thousands of fast-food calories. And if you lie in front of the TV all day, then you do need to starve because only starvation ...

  9. Extra help

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... from his daily meals. A common mistake made by those seeking to lose weight is to adopt the starvation diet. By skipping meals, he says, your body learns to store calories. The result ... obese. Starvation is the wrong way to go.' Instead of using a weight scale to measure health, look at your body fat ratio. If you are unhappy with your weight, the best way to trim down ...

  10. A few grains of truth

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... this is a nutrition myth,' says Tsang. 'If you skip a meal, your body will think that you are in starvation mode and therefore slow down the metabolism to compensate. You then tend to overeat ...



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