Basal and Resting Metabolic Rate (BMR & RMR)

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I think this would be a good time to introduce the concept of Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), which is pretty much Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), which most people know as your Metabolic rate. It is also known/related to your Basal/Resting Metabolic Expenditure per day.  I’ll treat all the definitions interchangably as they are all basically […]

Intermittent Fasting, weight loss, type 2 diabetes and “The Obesity Code” – Jason Fung, MD

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I came across the youtube videos on my “suggested videos” that I might like based on my previous searches. Jason Fung, MD is a kidney disease specialist who treats a lot of overweight/obese diabetic patients. One of the treatments which has know to reverse type 2 diabetes is weight loss, and one of the ways […]

“Engineering your Life” – The 80/20 rule – Minimal effort for most rewards

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As an Engineer, we are always constantly dealing with “tradeoffs”.  What is the most efficient way to meet customer requirements.  Here comes into play the 80/20 rule. https://www.thebalance.com/pareto-s-principle-the-80-20-rule-2275148 “The 80/20 Rule means that in any situation, 20 percent of the inputs or activities are responsible for 80 percent of the outcomes or results. “ Where […]

Day 10 – “Healthy Habit” – Intermittent Fasting

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Day 10 of “Healthy Habits” and this post will bring to the end of my “Healthy Habits” posting.  The previous 9 posts were the everyday habits that I believed people could do “physically” to change their bodies in a more healthy state and lose weight (fat%). I was a bit on the edge of whether […]