I’ve Gained Weight, Even Though I’ve Been Sticking To My Diet. How?!?

Did a witch put a curse on me? If weight loss is just calories in, calories out then why did I gain 5lb since yesterday? Not fair. Some people eat like a conquering army advancing one drive-thru window at a time, while others get fat on half rations of rice paper and boiled air. It isn’t true,...

The Real Reason Your Diet Isn’t Working

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Your diet isn't working! But in theory it should be simple. Calories are just food energy. Your body uses energy from the calories you consume to do all the general staying alive stuff a body has to do, and stores the excess energy as fat. When you diet you're trying to consume fewer calories than...

How Good Is Your Personal Hygiene Really?

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So you don't stink. You're not the sort of person who mistakes deodorant for water. You shower, you brush your teeth and people aren't crossing the street to get down wind of you. When it comes to personal hygiene you've got nothing to worry about... right? Right?!? But if your friends were doing personal hygiene...

In Search of Optimal Cardiovascular Health

Inflammation is your bodyÂ’s natural response and is how a healthy immune system reacts to stresses to your body from injuries, irritation, chemicals, free radicals, stress and many other factors. New studies help confirm emerging evidence that low-grade inflammation is a factor in the development of heart disease and diabetes. Blood levels of C-reactive protein...

Why Watching Weight Might Work Better Than Wellness

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So Weight Watchers had finally shed the weight. And it only took them 55 years. Who says diets don’t work? Like a nerdy teenager determined to reinvent herself for the start of college, the world’s most recognizable diet brand is now going by the slimmed down ‘WW’ and operating under the tagline ‘Wellness That Works’. But...

Eat Carbs, Die Young?

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Is A Low Carb Diet Safe? Perhaps you've seen the recent new stories: low carb diets lead to an early death. Bad luck if you've been banishing the bread, but keeping the butter. You've been feeling pretty good since shed a few pounds, although your breath smells pretty bad. But did you say so long to...

Fit After 30: Amazing Advice From People Who Got Fit After The Big 30

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Some people seem to have been born in Lycra. They're the ones who hit 30 just a lithe as they were at 20 and celebrate the milestone with an extra sesh at the Crossfit gym. But for those of us who don't even run for the bus, is thirty too late to get fit?...

Health Risks Of Shower Filters

Health Risks Of Shower Filters
Imagine yourself having a long and soaking bath in the candlelit bathroom with soft music playing in the background and water is having few drops of your favorite oil. Isn’t a treat for you and majority of the people enjoy this bath too but during that they forget that the water in which they...

The Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Walk Everyday

  1. Walking everyday promotes weight loss. If you move at a fairly brisk pace you can burn between 240 and 440 calories per hour of walking. This can translate into approximately one pound of weight loss per week or 52 pounds per year. 2. Walking everyday will increase your energy level. Energy comes from energy....

Got a Headache? Know the Causes Behind

Got a Headaches? Know the Causes Behind
Headaches can encompass many things because there are different kinds of headaches. For instance, you can have tension/stress related headaches, migraine, cluster and rebound headaches. However, not too many people are aware of this compartmentalization; hence remedies are not as effective. While medics say that a headache which happens once in a blue moon does...

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