How many calories you burn each day is based on many factors. Height, weight, age and being male or female predict estimated calorie needs. Is your metabolism on track? Get your metabolism checked with a hospital grade test called indirect calorimetry. The test measures oxygen consumed to determine how many calories you burn at a resting state.
To prepare for the test-
- Test must done in the fasting state- so scheduling earlier in the day is a good idea.
- Limit/avoid caffeine prior to the test.
- Restrict exercise prior to the test.
If you have Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or you are Oxygen Dependent; you are not a good candidate to have metabolic testing done. The test and explanation of results is a 30 minute appointment.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Payment is due prior to the time of testing. Payment can made at www.mntinc.org. Metabolic testing is not suggested for people with Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Oxygen Dependent. Metabolic testing appointments require 30 minutes to complete the test and review the results. A copy of the results will be provided to the client.