Because it’s a full-body movement, brisk walking works a great deal of muscles at the same time and challenges your cardiovascular system. This is an easy exercise to fit into your schedule simply because, most of the time, all it requires is some walking shoes and pavement. Here Arti Patel, GlobalNews.ca, reflects on the increasing life expectancy by walking at a fast pace: "If you’re a fast walker, you could be adding years to your life, a new study suggests. According to a study … [Read more...] about Fast Walkers Have A Higher Life Expectancy, According To A Recent Study
Although you can’t spot reduce fat, you can target building lean muscle tissue, which in turn helps burn fat. Carrying extra weight around your middle is linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and other chronic diseases, as previously mentioned. Here Charlotte Hilton Andersen, Reader's Digest, reflects on losing belly fat without exercise: Image courtesy of: Pane & Vino "The waistline is the top body part that both men and women say they are most self-conscious about. Here … [Read more...] about 23 Ways To Lose Belly Fat And Get A Flat Stomach For Good
Muscle tissue burns three to five times more energy than fat tissues, so as you gain muscle, your metabolic rate increases, which allows you to burn more calories, even when you're sleeping, as previously mentioned. Here National Institutes of Health concludes from a study, that links women sleeping with artificial light at night to weight gain or obesity: Image courtesy of: seanduckmusic "Sleeping with a television or light on in the room may be a risk factor for gaining … [Read more...] about Cutting Off Lights At Bedtime Could Reduce Women’s Chances Of Becoming Obese, Says Study
We can't get away from food knowledge, which is power and what you put on your plate can have a huge impact on your life, as previously mentioned. Here Wendy Bazilian, TheGuardian.com, reflects on a guide to clean eating: Image courtesy of: shellyinreallife "Heavily processed food has recently been linked to poor health and even early death. No wonder clean eating is having a moment Could plastics disrupt your hormones? Do pesticides cause cancer? If you have questions … [Read more...] about What Is Clean Eating And How To Do It Right?
A soft cohesive substance designed to be chewed without being swallowed, defines chewing gum. Today's chewing gum is composed of gum base, sweeteners, softeners, flavors, colors, and typically, a hard or powdered polyol coating. Here Lisa Drayer, CNN, reflects on chewing gum and weight loss: "Should you chew gum if you're trying to lose weight? Possibly, though you certainly don't have to start a gum habit if you don't already chew gum. Here's the lowdown: Chewing a stick or two … [Read more...] about Can Chewing A Stick Or Two Of Gum Help You Shed Pounds?
Coconuts grow on large palm trees known scientifically as Cocos nucifera. Despite the name, the coconut is botanically considered a fruit rather than a nut, as previously mentioned. Here Michelle Simmons, Food.news, reflects on the many health benefits of coconut oil: Image courtesy of: wuestenigel "Coconut oil – derived from mature coconut kernels – is considered a superfood, which makes it a great addition to your diet. Although it can be consumed throughout the … [Read more...] about Surprising How Coconut Oil Offers Certain Benefits When Consumed Before Bed
A feeling of exhaustion, in need of sleep or rest, describes being tired. However, the terms burnout, fatigue, exhaustion, lack of energy, weariness , are also part of the equation of being overworked. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on reasons you may be tired all the time: "Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I so tired all the time?” If the answer is yes, there are many possible reasons why you’re feeling this way. Fatigue can impact your life to the point where … [Read more...] about Why Are You Tired All Of The Time?
Exercise is performed for many reasons, maintenance or weight loss, growth, muscle building, development, increasing athletic skills, enjoyment and cardiovascular health. Here Jenn Sinrich, RD.com, reflects on workouts that burn the most calories: Image courtesy of: smilla4 "When it comes to workouts, go big or go home. That’s why we tapped hard data along with the experience of top trainers to bring you the workouts that clock the biggest, baddest burn. Fast-paced … [Read more...] about 15 Exercises To Burn The Most Calories
A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition, adequate calories, macronutrients, micronutrients, and fluid, as previously mentioned. Some nutrients can be lacking in your diet and cause an array of symptoms. This is where vitamin supplements come into play. If you are trying to lose weight, your deficiencies may have increased. Here Sergio Pedemonte, LifeHack.org, reflects on whether vitamins can help you lose weight: "Have you ever had a friend that told you they lost … [Read more...] about Can You Lose Weight By Taking Vitamins?
Diet soft drinks have been marketed as healthier than regular soft drinks, yet a growing body of evidence has suggested that artificial sweeteners may also harm your health. Past research has linked diet soda to a higher risk of diabetes, as previously mentioned. Here Baltimore.CBSLocal.com, reports on diet soda new study: "More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart … [Read more...] about Drinking Artificially Sweetened Beverages Linked To Heart Attack And Strokes, Says Study