Make the Most of Your Metabolism

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Is your metabolism really the reason it's often so hard to lose weight?

And, more important, is there anything you can do about it? If you're carrying some extra pounds (and having a hard time losing them), it's tempting to put the blame on a sluggish metabolism.

In fact, experts explored facts and myths about metabolism -- and the good news is, there are things you can do to help boost your body's calorie-burning power.