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Obesity and Heart Disease

One of the main reasons those who are obese need to lose fat is because being obese can lead to many different medical problems including heart disease. When someone is obese, it is best for their...

Fitness Instructor Correspondence Courses

If you dream of being the next Jillian Michaels or Bob Harper, consider a career as a fitness instructor. Fitness instructors, also known as personal trainers, help clients reach their athletic...

Your Metabolism

What is metabolism? Metabolism is a term used to describe how the body converts food into energy, and then gets rid of waste products. It is a physical and chemical process that takes place among...

Is the Raw Food Diet Right for You?

The raw food diet, also known as rawism, is a meal plan that is comprised of foods that are organic, all natural, and uncooked. The diet is made up of mostly raw fruits and raw vegetables, but also...

Weight loss with Atkins

Health and Lifestyle With the rising cost of Healthcare and the limitations of Health Insurance in the Developed and developing Nations alike there has been a perceptible paradigm shift amongst...

Reasons Your Weight Could Affect Your Pregnancy

Having a baby is an important decision for a woman to make in her life. There are many factors to consider, however, when bringing a baby into the world and picture of your life. The first and...

The Pritikin Principle: What it is and how it works

The Pritikin Principle was a diet first developed by Nathan Pritikin in 1976. The main goals of his diet plan was not to lose weight but to help diabetics to level off their blood sugar so that...

Warding off Wrinkles

Wrinkles are inevitable. But you can do a lot to keep them off of your face for years! To help slow down the hands of time on our faces try: Limiting Your Time In The Sun. Sun damage is the #1...

Real Bicycle Exercise vs. Stationary Bike

Stationary bikes are relatively simple pieces of exercise equipment. They provide a convenient and flexible alternative or supplement to road biking for exercise, training or racing purposes....

Four Keys to a Healthier Diet

Diet is one of the easiest ways to lose weight and to keep it off. Not only is a proper diet a good way to lose weight but also it is a great way to get healthier. Most people make one of four...

The Causes and Symptoms of a Cold Sore and How Best to Treat One

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. Most people are usually infected with the virus at a young age when they're kissed by someone who has a cold sore. After the first infection,...

Low Carbohydrate Diets - Why They Fail

There are many weight loss plans available that will require dieters to ensure the total elimination carbohydrates from their diet. While some dieters may claim these are the best weight loss...

When a Loved One Has Cancer

Learning that a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer can be one of the most devastating things that a family can face. It is easy to feel helpless when this happens, and it is often hard to...

Kicking Caffeine Addiction

Waking up to the pleasant aroma of coffee brewing in the kitchen is often the incentive we need to get out of bed and get our day started. We humans love our coffee, but sometimes we love it too...

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