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The Flaws of Six Popular Diets

Written by , Published on May 24th, 2018

There are so many diets out there, and all of them claim to be based on good science and nutrition theory. Unfortunately, most of these diets don’t provide everything that a person needs to be healthy, or are too difficult to follow for the benefits that they offer. There are so many people in the United States that are overweight, and looking for a way to enhance and improve their health through the manipulation of their body composition, but many diets end up doing more harm than good in the long run, or are simply too difficult and unfeasible for

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Eating Right On a Low-Glycemic Diet

Written by , Published on May 22nd, 2018

Whether you are diabetic or healthy, your blood sugar is something that you should remain concerned about. There's a reason why your blood sugar spikes when you eat foods that are high in refined carbohydrates and sugars—it's because your body is trying to adequately respond to an influx of empty calories that it's not physiologically capable of handling with frequency. The human body is designed to break down complex foods into nutrients that the body can use. The Dangers of Processed Carbohydrates Processed sugars and carbs are a problem because they've already been mostly reduced down to their simplest state. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Written by , Published on May 22nd, 2018

Omega-3 Fatty Acids are among the litany of vitamins and nutrients that are vitally important for optimal human health and function. One of the most important reasons why Omega-3s are so integrally important is the effect of these fatty acids upon cellular structure, specifically, the structure of the cell membrane. In order for cells to operate exactly as they should, the cell membrane should be flexible, able to allow the right chemicals and nutrients to pass through the walls of the cell. Omega-3s facilitate the ability of compounds to move efficiently through the cellular membrane. This means that fats, minerals, … Continue reading

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Information About Chelation Therapy

Written by , Published on May 22nd, 2018

As a result of advances in modern medicine, the leading causes of mortality have changed dramatically over the last 100 years. Today, heart disease is the number one mortality risk among both sexes in the United States. Heart disease has a variety of risk factors, some of which are hereditary; however, there is a lot that you can do to mitigate the risks associated with heart disease. Concerning lifestyle, one can reduce their risk of heart disease by eating healthier, cutting back on alcohol, exercising more often, and by quitting smoking. There is also a lot that can be done

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The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Written by , Published on May 22nd, 2018

Intermittent Fasting is not so much a diet as it is a regimen for eating. There are a number of strategies for intermittent fasting—Some practitioners restrict caloric intake in its entirety 14-16 hours per day. Others regularly take 24-hour breaks from food. In general, however, Intermittent Fasting is a dietary choice to refrain from eating for longer periods of time than are considered normal, to encourage improved physiological function and health. The following are some of the potential advantages of Intermittent Fasting. Intermittent Fasting Improves Gene Expression, Hormone Balance, and Cellular Function Fasting causes some distinct changes in the way

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Losing Weight the Right Way, Naturally

Written by , Published on May 22nd, 2018

One of the hardest things in the world to do is lose weight. If you are overweight and frustrated, just remember that there are millions of people that are experiencing the same issue across America, and you’re not alone. There are lots of Fad diets out there, and you’ve likely had other people that are trying to lose weight provide you with their strong opinion regarding what’s “working” for them. The best way to lose weight isn’t to resort to these fad diets, but to change your lifestyle in a way that’s conducive to weight loss. Fad diets often place

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Ten Common Contributors to Obesity that Make it Hard to Lose Weight

Written by , Published on May 22nd, 2018

We’ve all heard the old maxim—Calories In, Calories Out—regarding weight loss. There’s a lot of truth to that of course. How much that we eat directly contributes to how much we weigh. That’s not the whole story though. There are a lot of biological, genetic, and physiological factors at play when it comes to how our bodies maintain, store, and get rid of bodyfat. The goal of this article is to inform you of some of the circumstances which complicate this supposedly simple equation. Genetics and Weight Loss There is a strong genetic component to obesity and weight loss. It’s

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Seven Ways to Help You Burn Calories Faster and More Effectively

Written by , Published on April 28th, 2018

We all know that there are ultimately two ways to lose weight—Reduce the number of calories that you take in or burn more calories through your activity. It's easy to reduce losing weight to its core concepts, but there are a lot of tactics that you can engage in to improve your metabolic rate and amplify your calorie burning power. Maximizing the fat-burning power of your workouts depends on taking advantage of tactics which boost EPOC, which stands for Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption. Your body burns calories during exercise, but physical activity also promotes metabolic rate for a period after … Continue reading

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