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5 reasons to avoid low fat diets

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 10:05 Comments Off on 5 reasons to avoid low fat diets

When you walk into a supermarket, you are bombarded with products claiming to be ‘low fat’ ‘no fat’ ‘fat free’ or ‘less than 10% fat’, so it is no wonder that many people have a negative attitude to fat in their diet.  Many weight loss diets promote very low fat eating patterns and we are constantly advised to steer clear of high fat foods. Is a low fat diet really the best way to lose weight, or do we need some fat in our diets? […]

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What’s the recommended calorie intake for women to lose weight?

Monday, November 12, 2012 19:44 Comments Off on What’s the recommended calorie intake for women to lose weight?

The recommended calorie intake for women to lose weight depends on the following factors: age, weight, height and activity level. Let’s see how you can calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI), Basic Metabolic Rate (BMR) and the number of calories you should eat per day in order to lose weight. Step 1: Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) Depending on your BMI you belong to one of the following categories: BMI of 18.5 or less –> Underweight BMI of 18.5 to 24.99–>Normal Weight BMI of […]

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Healthy recipes for Weight Loss

Monday, November 12, 2012 17:47 Comments Off on Healthy recipes for Weight Loss

Sometimes you are looking for a healthy launch, snack or dinner but you just don’t know what or how to prepare it. We have carefully compiled a list of healthy recipes for weight loss that are delicious, can be prepared easily and above all they are calorie friendly. We will continue to update the list on a regular basis and you are welcomed to submit your own healthy recipes. Healthy Recipes for Weight loss Low carb meat loaf Spicy cauliflower Baked walnut-cinnamon apples Mixed berries […]

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Is lap-band surgery a safe way to lose weight?

Monday, November 12, 2012 11:34 Comments Off on Is lap-band surgery a safe way to lose weight?

Some people reside to surgery to lose weight. This is because either they cannot lose weight naturally or because they need faster results. One of the most popular surgeries is the Lap-Band surgery. One must be very careful before choosing such weight loss methods and certainly it should be after the close examination of a certified doctor. There are many parameters to examine before you are allowed to undergo surgery and it should be understood that weight loss surgeries are not applicable for all people. […]

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7 Practical ways to start losing weight today

Monday, November 12, 2012 10:36 Comments Off on 7 Practical ways to start losing weight today

Another year has come to a closure and a lot of people will be filling their resolution lists. Losing weight tends to make it in that list whether being that you eaten a little bit more during the party season or whether your weight has always troubled you. Losing weight is not necessary hard; you need motivation and a good weight loss plan. In this post we outline 7 practical ways to start losing weight today. 1. Spring clean the cupboards I am sure that […]

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Most effective exercises to lose weight fast

Monday, November 12, 2012 10:14 Comments Off on Most effective exercises to lose weight fast

Unfortunately there are a lot of misconceptions about exercise. I always believed that there are too many people with too little real knowledge and give too much advice. The scope of this article is not to look into all the misconceptions surrounding exercise or to clear the myths and truths of fitness but to outline the most effective exercises to lose weight fast. Exercise is vital for weight loss and with so much information available, and some of it of ill content is no surprise […]

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5 Ways to lose one pound of fat

Monday, November 12, 2012 8:00 Comments Off on 5 Ways to lose one pound of fat

To lose one pound of fat you need to take a number of factors into account. First you need to understand the role of fat in the body, what it takes to lose fat and why fat is the cause of a number of diseases. There are many ways to do that and in this article we discuss the 5 most effective ways to lose one pound of fat. What is fat? Fat is unused energy stored in the body. This is a very simple […]

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I Want To Lose Weight Where Do I Start

Sunday, November 11, 2012 9:06 Comments Off on I Want To Lose Weight Where Do I Start

I finally made the decision: I want to lose weight! If you’ve decided that you need to lose weight – be it for aesthetic or health reasons – it’s often difficult to know where to begin. There are so many different techniques, methods and diets to try that it’s almost impossible to make an informed decision. Luckily, weight loss usually comes down to a few important rules and these are where you should start. This article will take you through the most basic rules of all – reducing […]

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How many servings of vegetables a day? 5 servings. Find out why

Sunday, November 11, 2012 8:59 Comments Off on How many servings of vegetables a day? 5 servings. Find out why

The keystone message of the medical industry, to eat more vegetables, can be difficult to swallow, but this is one area where you should redouble your nutrition efforts.  Why?  Eating more vegetables usually result in a slimmer, stronger figure, a lower risk of chronic disease, and a longer life. It’s true that produce is a powerhouse of important nutrients like Vitamins A and C, calcium, and iron, but here are some additional reasons to keep reaching for the crisper. Tantalizing Texture Texture is an easily […]

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10 snacks under 100 calories for your sweet tooth

Sunday, November 11, 2012 8:05 Comments Off on 10 snacks under 100 calories for your sweet tooth

You sometimes need to eat something sweet but at the same time you do not want to ‘break’ your diet. Finding low calorie snacks and desserts can be a challenge, so here are some recipes and snacks less than 100 calories to keep around the house for those moments of temptation. They are delicious and easy to prepare and will satisfy your sweet tooth without adding extra calories to your daily diet. Chocolate covered banana This tasty treat is one that you can make on your own […]

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