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Spring Activities to Get Your Back in Shape

Spring activities to get back in the shape Spring season is just here, and it is the right time to start outdoor activities to get back into the shape. Spring season holds plenty of activities which are great for reinvigorating your body fitness after a long winter season. After the winter season, many people think about getting back into the shape to shed some weight, they have gained during winters. Spring season is good to get in shape and enjoy fresh air with a lot of outdoor activities t...

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Benefits of Paleo Diet

Benefits of Paleo Diet Paleo diet Paleo diet is a nutritional path that helps to stay strong, lean and energetic. It is also known as Paleolithic diet, stone-age diet or caveman diet. It is the healthiest diet which works with the genetics to improve health. Paleo diet involves fruits, vegetables, sea foods, lean meats, healthy fats, nuts, and seeds. It is avoiding grains, dairy, legumes, alcohol, starches, processed food, and sugars. Paleo diet avoids modern processed foods and you have t...

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Curb your cravings for sweets during Holidays

Have you got a sweet tooth? Can’t control your sweet cravings especially now that it is holiday time? Well, you are not alone. Cravings are mostly psychological, driven by the brain’s need for an incentive and not the body’s need for nourishment. Self-control is the key to curb your holiday mood binge eating and by learning to say no to your sweetest craving, your mind learns self-control. Yes, it is absolutely essential that you control your cravings for sweets for two main reasons.   ...

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The Connection Between Obesity and Diabetes in Portage

If there is one health condition that is truly reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, it is diabetes. The primary culprit for diabetes reaching epidemic proportions is obesity. The International Diabetes Foundation claims that diabetes and obesity are the “biggest public health challenge of the 21st century.” Type 2 Diabetes Running Wild From 1989 to 1999, the rate of diabetes in the United States increased by roughly 40 percent. During that same time period, the rate of o...

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Important Nutrients in the Portage Weight Loss Process

You already know that sugar can add inches to your waistline, and promote several serious health conditions. The information is out there in a multitude of different forms for all to read. What we don’t see nearly as often is information telling us what types of nutrients will help increase our capacity to lose weight. Here are a handful for you to watch for: Protein You may have seen various celebrities going on about the virtues of high protein diets, and while much of the time their s...

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How to Take the First Step Toward Your Weight Loss Goals in Portage

Losing weight seems to be on the agenda for thousands upon thousands of people when looking to improve their health and prevent disease. With obesity rates sky high and the connection to health conditions like diabetes, heart disease and sleep apnea plain for all to see, weight loss is often the key factor to recapturing your health. Of course, anyone in Portage who has attempted to lose weight, and failed a few times, knows that saying you need to lose weight and actually losing the weight a...

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How Sleep Deprivation Inhibits Weight Loss in Portage

In modern society, it seems almost normal for people to get less sleep than in past generations. With the world operating on a 24/7 basis via the internet and boatloads of stimulation right at our fingertips, sleep deprivation is as common as ever. Naturally, sacrificing one, two, or three hours of sleep every night has the potential to catch up to you, and the effects can be quite serious. Not only can you have issues with energy, concentration and productivity, but you might also see your w...

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Health Dangers of Carrying Extra Weight In Your Midsection

Even though obesity and being overweight consists of carrying excess fat in several areas of your body, the midsection is the spot most associated with being overweight. Both men and women in Portage pack on excess abdominal fat as they gain weight, but it is men who seem most at risk when it comes to serious health issues brought on by extra abdominal fat. Abdominal Fat and Males The research that is floating around out there about men and extra abdominal fat is quite frightening. Carryin...

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Exercise vs. Diet…Which One Is More Important for Weight Loss in Portage?

People in Portage seem to love debating whether exercise or diet is the more important factor when it comes to weight loss. Naturally, for a well-rounded and balanced attack, they are both a necessary part of your daily routine. However, when it comes right down to it, there does seem to be one that has more of an effect on whether you lose weight or not. The “Either Or” Scenario If we are to look at the exercise vs. diet debate in an “either, or” situation, then most experts agree...

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Common Mistakes People Make When It Comes to Weight Loss in Portage

Weight loss is a goal that many people in Portage aspire to, but not everyone reaches. Many don’t even make a dent, or end up gaining weight instead. Sometimes, these results are due to lack of motivation or poor initiative, but quite often the effort and determination are there, yet mistakes are being made that hinder the process. Counting Calories Incorrectly Many weight loss gurus and nutritionists discourage counting calories, but if you choose that route anyway, make sure you count ...

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