Month: October 2014

Why You Need Animal Products

Starting with several poorly-conducted studies in the 1950s, the low-fat, low cholesterol movement permeated the health industry for many years and still has a large presence today. Vegetarianism and veganism grew in popularity because of this demonization of animal products, along with concerns about animal rights and so on. While moral concerns with factory farming and mistreatment of animals are outside the scope of this article, the health consequences of vegetarianism and veganism are not. Simply put, red meat doesn’t cause heart disease. Saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease, and neither does dietary cholesterol. The studies in the 1950s...

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Tips For Busy Women on Losing Weight

Everyone will tell you that you need to lose weight and most of the people would recommend every means necessary to achieve your objective, however, there will be only a few that will emphasize on maintaining a healthy weight. For women it is imperative that they maintain a healthy weight as they have a stressful life where they have to go to office, do the chores of home and take care of family. Women, who cannot commit to a weight loss program, need ways to maintain their healthy weight. The lines below give some tips by following which busy...

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Healthy Dessert Recipes Cookies, Brownies & Blueberry Pudding

For those who are into body building or body sculpting, protein shakes are an important dietary supplement. Whether your goal is to gain lean muscle mass or lose body fat, protein is a necessary ingredient in your diet. If you want to build muscles, you need protein. Commercial protein shakes are expensive and they are often bland. For a more delicious health drink, we have some great-tasting protein shake recipes below that you can try at home. How to make a delicious protein shake First, find a protein powder that you like. There are different brands of protein powders...

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Motivation To Lose Weight

If there is one thing that gets in the way when we are trying to lose weight, it is motivation. All too often a person starts out with the very best of intentions, but after a week or two the motivation has waned and the diet and exercise plans have gone out the window. So how do you keep the fire of motivation burning bright? Following a few of these tips may help keep you motivated and on the path to success. Establish Goals You may have a goal in mind, such as to lose a specific amount of...

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Healthy Eating For Weight Loss

If you are trying to lose weight, your diet is a very important component in your success. Dieting doesnâ??t mean that you start skipping meals, but it does very likely mean changing the types and amounts of foods that you eat. There are a number of things you can do to help you in your quest to eat healthier. Eat Right For Weight Loss A healthy diet is one that consists of protein, fat (yes!), carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and water. Your body needs all of these things to function, but the amount of each you need is likely a...

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