Yoga for Weight Loss- How Effective Is It?

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Jessica Nelson had been a Division I college athlete made up almost entirely of tightly coiled muscle and practically zero body fat. After completing her college volleyball career and starting work full time, she lost much of that muscle and began to gain weight. After going up two pant sizes, Jessica started practicing yoga interspersed Read more …

Health and Fitness, Better Now than Never

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Regular exercise does more for your health and emotional well-being than just helping you lose a little weight. Even if you choose to take the stairs rather than the elevator, or walk an extra lap around the grocery store, you could reap benefits that will make you feel better for the rest of the day. Read more …

Five Surprisingly Healthy Kinds of Food

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Today we are bombarded by the beneficial claims made by the food industry. Sorting out the good from the bad can be a daunting task, especially when conflicting reports come out every week. Healthful food, high in vitamins, nutrients and beneficial bacteria keep our bodies in peak condition and promote healing when we are sick.  Read more …

Five Ways to Diet without Giving up Your Favorite Drinks

When people try to lose weight, the first thing they should consider is their alcohol intake. Whether you want to tone up and lose those last 10 pounds or you need to lose half of your body weight, there are ways to diet without giving up your favorite drinks. Below are five easy ways to Read more …

Don’t Give Up the Wine, Ladies

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When trying to lose weight, alcohol is one of the first things that people cut out of their diet. Up until recently, consumers heard that alcohol offers nothing more than empty calories. Most people believe that alcohol is a dangerous depressant that stimulates weight gain, lowers immune system function, and causes high blood pressure. Fortunately, Read more …

“Heart-Healthy” Foods May be Killing You: Butter versus Margarine

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Confusion over the longstanding controversy between butter and margarine continues. Many health agencies continue to cling to outdated theories that have been repeatedly proven untrue. The truth is that butter isn’t nearly as bad for you as once thought and margarine may be worse than the industry leads you to believe. Butter is Just Better Read more …

Seven Worst Foods to Eat During Weight Loss

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We all know that when you begin a diet, the most important detail in weight loss is changing the way we eat. The best way to start is to eliminate the foods that have caused the problem in the first place. This can help determine what mistakes we may be making during our attempt in Read more …

Vegetarianism—One of the Healthiest Choices

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A vegetarian is someone who doesn’t eat meat, so how can they be healthy?  They’re missing out on several nutrients, especially protein from avoiding it.  Well, there are plenty of ways that they can prevent deficiencies from occurring and being a vegetarian may be one of the best choices one can make for their health. Read more …

Organic Doesn’t Really Mean Healthier

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Today, the sale of organic foods is a billion dollar industry that continues to grow exponentially. However, you may be confused about what the facts are in regards to the supposed added health benefits of foods labeled as organic. The truth may surprise you. What is Organic Food First, to understand what the supposed health Read more …

Low Fat Diet, Not Just Weight Loss, Cuts Diabetes Risk

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A recent study, published online May 18 in the American Journal of Clinic Nutrition, states those on a lower-fat diet reduced their risk factors for Type-2 Diabetes even if they did not lose weight. This gives overweight individuals an even greater reason to stick to a low-fat diet. Obesity is a strong risk factor for Read more …