Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms like heartburn and acid regurgitation. Although there are many theories on the causes of GERD, experts aren't sure exactly what causes it. There are two main categories of risks th... Read more
You've probably eaten a large, spicy meal at one time or another, only to end up with an upset stomach (or other digestive woes). The occasional bout of heartburn isn't something of great concern, but when it happens frequently, it's time... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di... Read more
Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
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This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals.... Read more
I am down 17.5 lbs. .. but I haven't lost in three weeks.. I gained 2lbs & loss it again but im getting frustrated I work out 30 min a day 5-6 times a week, doing the 21 day challenge. Fealing frustrated tonight... Read more
Women typically want toned arms and men want bigger muscles, so each gender has a different approach when it comes to achieving these goals. But in order to get any toning and or muscle definition, the weight first needs to come off. How is that achi... Read more
So, percent-wise of fat/protein/carbs, my protein intake is always a little under, while fat intake is usually over.
I don't slather on a lot of excess fat or eat a lot of processed foods. I do use olive oil and occasionally butter or coconut o... Read more
certin foods contain pectin which can lower cholesterol. Pectin disolves into a gel like substance & traps fat and cholesterol. Carrots are one of the best sources of pectin, celery, and tomatoes. Pectin lowers insulin resistance and when pectin... Read more
If you want to lose weight and stay healthy, never drink cold water/drinks with your food or right after you ate. It solidifies fats, slows down digestion, food stays in your stomach longer and can start to rot causing bloating and creating toxins th... Read more
Researchers at Harvard University have found that body fat just below the skin (called subcutaneous fat) on the buttocks, hips and thighs may help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Although the study was done on mice, they are finding t... Read more
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