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Stay Sane for the Holidays

© Mari Lex; www.sxc.hu

Holidays are a special time for family gatherings, festivities and food. Weight loss is usually very difficulty during this time. Holidays can also take a toll on a person psychologically, emotionally and physically. People tend to gain weight around this time due to multiple gatherings serving … Read the rest

Speed Up Your Metabolism

© Ariel da Silva Parreira; www.sxc.hu

Metabolism is a collection of chemical reactions that takes place in the cells of the body. Metabolism converts the fuel in the food we eat into the energy needed to run everything we do including breathing, moving and thinking. Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is … Read the rest

Weight Loss Program – What to Look For?

© Christy Thompson; www.sxc.hu

A large number of people go on diets throughout the year. It is difficult for some people to lose weight and keep it off for long term. There are several commercial weight loss programs that can help you kick start your weight loss goals. If you … Read the rest

Low Carb Diet and Fatigue

© Bev Lloyd-Roberts; www.sxc.hu

No-carb and low-carb diets are popular because they have dramatic results initially. Popular programs such as Atkins and South Beach boast of weight loss up to 15 pounds in three weeks. People are satisfied with instant gratification and thus these diets tend to be on top … Read the rest

Food Choices and Portion Control

© Christy Thomson; www.sxc.hu

Weight loss is a challenging business. To lose weight and to keep it off you must make changes to lifestyle. It does not help with your weight loss process if you keep going on and off diets. Changes must be made to the food choices and … Read the rest

Exercise and Fitness Tips

© Richard Dudley; www.sxc.hu

Exercise or physical activity is any movement of the body that uses energy. Most activities do contribute towards burning energy. To obtain the best results from the exercise regimen, one needs to exercise consistently. The U.S. Surgeon General recommends that everyone should get a moderate amount

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