April 15, 2014
Do you have a slow metabolism?
Source: Shape Up America, founded by C. Everett KoopIf you are a chronic dieter — and these days the majority of people are chronic dieters — you need to know why restricting calories too severely is damaging to your body and counterproductive. If you feel like you are restricting calories but not losing weight, the […]
April 10, 2014
Just Enough for You
Source: Weight-control Information Network – An information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)To control your weight, you need to do more than just choose a healthy mix of foods. You should also look at the kinds of food you eat and how much you eat at a time. […]
April 8, 2014
Six tips for better strength training
Source: Harvard UniversityTry these six tips for safer, more effective strength training…View Full Article
Source: Clevelend ClinicIce cream, chocolate and cookies: They may seem like unlikely topics of scientific study. But it turns out, they can tell us about people’s behavior under stressful conditions…The double-punch is that menopause occurs at a time in a woman’s life when her metabolism is slowing significantly, as part of the normal aging process. […]
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