Fat Loss

Strength Training for the Cardio Fan

Some of your clients love to run. They probably know they should do some strength training, but they think it’s boring. They’ve convinced themselves that strength training will be tedious, so it is guaranteed to be. But it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a great quote from Younger Next Year, written by Chris […]

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Restoring IL-17 may treat skin infections related to chronic alcohol consumption

Alcoholism takes a toll on every aspect of a person’s life, including skin problems. Now, a new research report appearing in the April 2015 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, helps explain why this happens and what might be done to address it. In the report, researchers used mice show how chronic alcohol intake […]

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Niacin For Heart Health And Cholesterol

My friend Joe is one of those clever people. He works hard, has a lot of hobbies, a beautiful family, is resourceful and has a positive attitude. Joe had high cholesterol but brought his cholesterol down from 240 to 180. His secret? Here is his “recipe” for bringing his cholesterol down: Cholesterol Lowering Program (courtesy […]

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The brain-belly connection: Scientists find key genetic triggers in weight-regulating brain cells

The little voice inside your head that tells you to eat, or stop eating, isn’t a little voice — it’s actually a cluster of about 10,000 specialized brain cells. And now, an international team of scientists has found tiny triggers inside those cells that give rise to this “voice,” and keep it speaking throughout life. […]

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Beyond Weight-loss: Diet For Better Sleep, Energy, Sex And Great Skin

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High-fat diet alters behavior and produces signs of brain inflammation

High-fat diets have long been known to increase the risk for medical problems, including heart disease and stroke, but there is growing concern that diets high in fat might also increase the risk for depression and other psychiatric disorders. A new study published in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry raises the possibility that a […]

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Why We Yo-yo In Weight, How To Stop It

INDIANAPOLIS(WISH) An estimated 45 million Americans diet each year and spend $33 billion annually on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. The repeated loss and regain of weight, called weight cycling better known as the diet yo-yo plagues many people, but the problem might be more than a failed […]

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Why You Need More Calories Than You Might Think

The human body is built to be a high-performance machine fueled by the highest-quality nutrition. From the basic processes of breathing and pumping blood to an all-out HIIT workout or marathon, we all need adequate calories from nutrient-rich foods to perform at our best, mentally and physically. Unfortunately, when weight loss is the […]

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Losing weight substantially reduces atrial fibrillation

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation who lost at least 10 percent of their body weight were six times more likely to achieve long-term freedom from this common heart rhythm disorder compared to those who did not lose weight, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 64th Annual Scientific Session. The study […]

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Health Net Shares Ways To Maximize Nutrition, Minimize Costs

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– March is National Nutrition Month[1], and Health Net, Inc[2]. is sharing tips designed to help consumers serve up nutritious meals while simultaneously stretching their dollars. The goal of National Nutrition Month is to help increase awareness about the importance of making informed food choices, said Patricia Buss, M.D., medical and health care […]

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