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Eating before Exercising

Whether you are exercising to lose weight or just to keep in shape, there are certain foods you should eat before exercising and you cannot just pick and choose! The subject of whether to even eat before exercising, especially if your aim is to burn fat, is a very controversial …

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Parkia Speciosa Petai Beans Health Benefits and uses

You’ll either love it or hate it. It’s hard to ignore the petai beans. Known to the botanist as Parkia speciosa, and to the common man as stink beans, the petai bean is one that you can only acquire a taste for. Reason being it has a very strong all-pervasive …

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Looking at Diets and Fast Weight Loss

Look around your own community. Look carefully, the next time you see people walking. While walking is considered good for everyone, some people try to walk off more calories, than needed. This can lead to dehydration, and nutrient lose. Dieting in today’s society is becoming more, and more like a …

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The Role of Genetics in Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has become a huge problem in the United States in the past few decades; while several factors may contribute to this problem, more and more studies are finding that genetics also play a part. The “New England Journal of Medicine”, (NEJM) published an article regarding an adoptive study …

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When to Diet

The best person to judge when you should diet is yourself. The only person that you should be dieting for is also yourself. One of the biggest causes of failure to stick to the diet is if you are doing it for someone else or a variety of vague reasons. …

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Why you shouldn’t Waste Money on Weight Loss Products

The weight-loss industry manages to make a lot of money out of people desperate to lose weight. People who create, market and sell products that can supposedly enable you to lose weight don’t have people’s best interests at heart; their main priority is making a profit. When you’re carrying too …

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Weight Loss Realistic Dieting

I’m over 50, and we all know that the metabolism slows down as we get older. Slow weight loss and menopause is a double whammy, but for me – it was also reality. So when I decided to lose weight, I knew that it was going to be harder than …

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How to Avoid Binge Eating on the Weekend

If you have a habit of binge eating, the urge to cram large quantities of food into your mouth can hit you at any time. However, it is usually during the weekend when you find yourself overwhelmed by temptation that you then give into because you don’t have work, your …

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Understanding the uses of Fasting and Cleansing

Fasting and cleansing are both practices that can aid the body in removing toxins and losing weight. They have been shown to improve one’s well-being yet some caution needs to be adopted to avoid health related dangers. A word of advice for anyone planning to undergo a fast or a cleanse: research …

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How to Lose a few Pounds for the new Years Celebrations

Most people decide that the beginning of a new year is the best time to go on a diet and start following a strict exercise regime in order to lose a bit of weight. They pig out over Christmas, giving no consideration to the number of calories they consume or …

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