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The ultimate no-grainer diet

Summer’s here, the fun has begun, and you’re probably wondering how to send those extra 10 pounds packing. Don’t have time to work out all those meal plans with just the right amounts of calories, protein, carbohydrate, fat and fiber? We’re here to help you safely and effectively get into shape without lots of stress, […]

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Food for energy

A guide to eating right for exercise is presented. The basic point to keep in mind is to eat a carbohydrate-rich diet on the day’s ride. Complex carbohydrates such as rice, pasta and bread best meet the body’s daily needs. Here’s a guide to eating right for exercise: start with complex carbohydrates such as rice, pasta and bread No matter what […]

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You need exercise, too

Some people say that if you stick to a good diet, you will lose weight without doing anything else. They suggest that exercise is not really necessary. You may lose weight, it is true, but exercise is important for several reasons. The importance of young people exercising cannot be overstated. it will tone you up, slim you down, […]

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Addicted to sugar?

Is it possible to be addicted to sugar? The answer is YES – especially if you binge on the sweet stuff. Quite literally, periods of abstinence followed by binge eating of sugar can cause an addiction within 10 days. Likewise, cutting sugar from your diet altogether can cause withdrawals symptoms that can be severe – […]

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Wake up, sleepyhead!

How much sleep someone needs varies from person to person – an adult requires anywhere from 4 to 10 hours. If you don’t feel refreshed no matter how many hours you sleep, try these techniques. And if these don’t work and you have trouble night after night, you should visit your doctor – you may […]

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Are you getting your daily dose of chromium?

It can normalize your blood sugar, favorably alter your cholesterol profile, reduce your body fat, boost your lean body mass, and even cheer you up and curb your carb cravings. Likewise, deficiencies have been associated with glucose intolerance and heart disease. Chromium – an essential trace mineral naturally found in brewer’s yeast, beer, liver, beef, […]

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Waist management

People contemplating a weight-loss program should examine their body shapes and pay particular attention to where the excess fat is located. This can be best done by determining the waist-hip ratio. Evidence has proven that a pear-shaped body is an indicator of good health. Where you carry fat counts more than what you weigh Standing […]

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Art of successful weight management

Most adults do not eat any more, or even as much, as they did when they were younger. So why does the average person add one pound of body weight every year throughout middle age? This answer is very simple in that more fat is the result of less exercise. But that is only part […]

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Fat & toxins

It’s not easy to lose weight – a fact that you all know well. But did you also know that it’s not safe – to lose too fast. There are a great many diets around and to be fair, most of them work. But what about the long term? The faster you get rid of […]

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Avoid weight gain: watch out for those pitfalls

After dieting and exercising all year long and keeping excess pounds off, how can I survive the holiday season and maintain my losses?” This is a question that haunts many Americans as the heavy holiday eating season approaches. Many conscientious dieters put their hard-lost pounds on hold during the holiday season. Some even lose the battle. These […]

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