Is Intermittent Fasting A Good Way To Lose Weight?

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Many people have heard of intermittent fasting but most are unaware of how it works and how much weight loss can be expected when following a fasting diet. Intermittent fasting is simply skipping certain meals or limiting calories to a low amount for a few days each week. It means eating the bulk of your […]

Is Building Muscle A Good Way To Lose Weight?

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Lifting weights can help you to lose unwanted pounds and generally look and feel healthier. When you lift weights, you can burn more fat and tone your body. In order to effectively lose weight, you have to increase your metabolism. Lifting weights helps you to do this and it can keep your metabolism at a […]

Did Cavemen Have The Secrets To Being Trim?

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Many believe that the cavemen may have held the secret to being fit and trim. The Paleo diet has recently gained much attention and because it incorporates eating like cavemen did, it is typically referred to as the caveman diet. This diet involves eating foods that were only available during caveman times. What Is The […]

Do Diets Actually Cause You To Gain Weight?

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Millions of people begin new diets every day and while many of them are successful in their weight loss attempts, some fail miserably. One of the reasons that some people fail to lose weight could be the diets that they choose. What many people do not understand is that certain diets and dieting plans can […]

Weight Loss – A Continuous Process?

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Weight loss is an issue that many people deal with every day. Whether losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, it is something that you have to consider long term. While not all diets last forever, eating healthy should. In order to maintain your healthy weight, you have to begin by losing weight slowly. Some […]

Is The Glycemic Index Still Valid?

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In recent times, there have been certain people claiming that the glycemic index is no longer valid. Many people have followed a diet that is closely linked to the glycemic index and have found great success with this style of eating and dieting. In fact the great thing is that the glycemic index diet is […]

Loving Your Body Shape And Using It To Your Advantage In Weight Loss

Apple and Pear

Which Fruit Shape Are You? People come in different shapes and sizes, literally. The human body is classified into different shapes, which we often refer to as pear or apple shaped, or the luscious hourglass figure.

Are You Really What You Eat?

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There are countless individuals who talk about the human body being a reflection of what one eats. Yet, is this statement true or just a myth that has developed over time? This piece will take a look at this statement and try to analyze what it means and then assess its legitimacy.

Hormones And Weight: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly


Hormones are pesky substances or chemicals released in a cell and transported to specific cells to stimulate it. Hormones are in reality necessary and functional and are required for optimal performance of the cells it interacts with, but they can also cause havoc in your system. It can influence happiness and can enhance sadness. It […]