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by The long-raging debate about whether diet trumps fitness has inspired innumerable theories and conclusions from experts and amateur health enthusiasts alike. “Abs are made in the kitchen,” resounds the familiar aphorism – but just how important is what we put into our bodies compared to what we do with them in terms of a daily exercise routine?Our muscles are composed of protein (25%, to be exact),...
by Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of female infertility, and yet up until recently, its cause has remained a mystery. A research team in France has identified the role hormonal imbalances experienced in the womb may play in PCOS-related hormonal imbalances found in adults. Even more exciting, a potential cure could be on the way.A Complicated ConditionPCOS affects roughly 1 in 5...
by Those intense food cravings, that trigger overeating when you’re stressed, that late night emptiness you try to fill with sweets… they are all caused by “weight loss blockers.”Take this quiz to see how to get rid of food cravings.Your weight loss blockers have a terrible power over you. They make it almost impossible to stick to any diet. Even diets that work for other people will fail you. Or if you...
by Losing weight and getting healthy doesn’t have to be complex. Purge your pantry of processed food, don’t use oils and stay away from sugary snacks and drinks. My rules to better health are uncomplicated and easy to follow. No need to measure food or count calories or points. Many people who follow my advice are pleasantly surprised at how uncomplicated my ‘diet’ can be. Here are my simple rules to...
by Although neither government health agencies nor food manufacturers will tell you, monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a very unhealthy food additive. In spite of such, it is obsessively used in most processed, frozen and fast foods. In fact, you will be hard-pressed to not find it in most foods consumed by people both in developed and developing countries.Why Is MSG Used So Extensively?Simply put, MSG makes...
by The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that cancer rates could rise by 57% over the next 20 years, if more effort isn’t put into cancer prevention. Released by the WHO, the World Cancer Report is published once every 5 years by a special committee composed of nearly 250 scientists from over 40 countries.The most recent report predicted new cancer diagnoses will skyrocket due to growing elderly populations....
by The vast majority of us spend hours at a desk in front of a computer every day. Even after the workday is complete, many of us go on to sit more while in a car, bus, or the subway and then again at the dinner table, and in front of the television. Even if we take time out of our busy day to engage in physical activity such as walking, biking, running or weight training, the proportion of this time...
by Can you relate to any of the following?I follow all the rules, but I still can't lose the weight.I'm just getting old and my metabolism is slow.It's genetic. There's nothing I can do.Maybe I need to accept that I'm fat, and give up my skinny clothes.Nutrition strategies that work for others don't seem to apply to me.I lose five pounds, and then I regain seven!I hear these comments frequently from my...
by A Nutritarian diet-style is designed to be nutrient rich, protective against disease, and longevity enhancing. But, the most fascinating discovery is the same diet-style that can push the envelope of human longevity, is most effective for long-term weight loss.It is pretty tough to maintain a healthy weight if you always feel like eating more. A recent study published in Nutrition Journal of 768 people...
by Many couples say what broke their relationship was their failure to communicate. They stopped talking to each other and letting one another in on the important parts of their lives. Communication is one of the key foundations of every relationship. It is often a turn on to your partner if you communicate with them frequently and let them know exactly how you’re feeling.Bedroom TalkOne of the biggest...
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