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Flavor your food without adding calories with healthy condiments

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To add flavor to food, many people rely on cheese, bottled salad dressings, and other fatty condiments but there are many healthier, lighter options to flavor your food without adding extra calories. Not only these options are low calorie but also nutritious. Lemon Juice (1 tablespoon – 4 cal) Hot Sauce ¬†(1 tablespoon – 2…

Sugar calories in your diet should not be more than 5% of your daily calorie consumption

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According to WHO, for an adult of normal BMI should consume 25 gm or 6 teaspoons of sugar daily. This is about 5 % of daily average caloric intake for an adult of normal BMI. To put things in perspective, a can of regular soda contains about 40gm of sugar (10% of daily caloric intake)!!…

Your Will Power: Conserve It!…It Runs Out!!

In recent years, scientists have made some compelling discoveries about the ways that the will power works. It isn’t just some storybook concept; it’s a measurable form of mental energy that runs out as you use it, much like a gas in your car. Conserve It! It Runs Out!

Diabetes and Obesity: How to lower your risk of diabetes and its complication with weight management

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Both diabetes and obesity (hence diabesity) share the same underlying causes (genetic makeup and unhealthy lifestyle) and this require the same treatment. They are 100% preventable and, in some cases, entirely reversible. The risk of diabetes escalates with the degree of excess weight. Therefore, the prevention of weight gain in people with diabetes as well as impaired glucose tolerance should be the main focus of treatment strategies.

What are some good food sources of complete protein?

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Protein an important part of our food group. It is present in every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies. These protein are constantly being broken down and replaced. Some are essential and some are nonessential. Complete protein sources provide all the essential proteins. Sources include….

Easy Weight Reducing Tips

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Weight gain is easy but losing weight is not the same. It does appear as a challenge, but weight loss can be easy. It is actually a simple math. If you take in less calories than you burn off, you will lose weight. If you consume about 500 calories less every day, you will lose…

Foods that FIGHT Abdominal Fat

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Abdominal fat is considered an independent risk factor for heart disease. Losing the fat from abdomen sometimes can be difficult. If you want to flatten your stomach, then proper nutrition is the most important step towards¬†¬†incredible results. Here are few pointers before you go ahead and watch the presentation online to lose abdominal fat. First…

Milk after exercise promotes muscle gain and fat mass loss

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We have heard it all the times that drinking protein right after strength training helps prevent muscle loss and promotes muscle gain. The recent study published in the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal states that drinking low fat milk after strength training exercise helps promote muscle gain, fat mass loss and a…

Smoking Cessation Guide

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Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, causing more than 44 0,000 deaths each year and resulting in an annual cost of more than $75 billion in direct medical costs. Nationally, smoking results in more than 5.6 million years of potential life lost each year (CDC). Quitting Smoking is…

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