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Is Belly Bloating Hiding Your Six-Pack? Find Out What Causes It and How to Deal With It

You work hard doing abdominal crunches and core exercises at the gym to tone and flatten your abs. Despite all of the exercise, after a meal, you get belly bloating that makes you look five months pregnant. So much for flat abs, fortunately you’re not alone. Abdominal bloating and gas is a frustrating problem for […]

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How Muscles Change With Age

Most eighty-year olds can’t out-lift a thirty-year old in the gym or out-sprint them either. With age, you gradually lose muscle mass, and the loss is substantial in people who don’t challenge their muscles through resistance training. Fortunately, you don’t have to be relegated to lifting little pink weights at the gym as you age. […]

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3 Factors That Determine Daily Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Rate

Do you sometimes wish you could give your metabolism a boost? It would be nice to have a speedy metabolism to burn off an extra cookie or brownie. Have you ever wondered what factors influence your metabolic rate? Your metabolic rate or the amount of energy you expend daily is determined by three factors. These […]

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Varicose Veins: Even Fit People Get Them

You’ve worked hard to develop toned legs by doing hundreds of lunges and squats, but you still have a frustrating problem. Those ugly blue veins that stick out on the back of your legs. As you probably already know, those swollen vessels are varicose veins. Varicose veins are veins that are dilated and enlarged. They’re […]

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NSAID and Athletes: Why You Shouldn’t Take Them Too Often

When you feel sore after a workout do you reach for a bottle of Advil? Lots of athletes use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAID) like ibuprofen to relieve aches and pains from working out too hard. Some even take these over-the-counter medications before a hard workout in hopes of preventing soreness afterwards. Unfortunately, there are drawbacks […]

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5 Vegetables That Have More Health Benefits When They’re Cooked

Many people think raw vegetables are better for them than cooked ones. It’s true that cooking veggies in boiling water or frying them destroys much of their nutritional value, especially vitamin C, but there are vegetables that have more health benefits if you eat them cooked – not raw. In addition, there are other vegetables […]

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5 Surprising Risk Factors for the Common Cold You Can Control

Most adults get around three colds per year. Colds are more of a nuisance than anything and rarely lead to serious complications, but having one can put wrench in your social calendar, not to mention lead to missed work days. After all, no one wants you at work when you’re constantly sneezing and blowing your […]

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4 Foods for a Healthy Heart

Published on 11 December 2011 by in Blog, Fitness Tips, Health, Nutrition

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4 Foods for a Healthy Heart

Heart disease is a leading cause of premature death, and a serious problem for health professionals who are being swamped with heart patients. Quitting smoking, eating a balanced diet, cutting down on saturated fats, and keeping your weight within healthy limits can all help to reduce your risk of heart disease and circulatory disorders. There […]

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Why Women Gain Weight During Menopause and How to Prevent It

Ask most women, and they’ll tell you it becomes more difficult to lose weight as they approach menopause. Even when they eat the same healthy diet they’ve always eaten, fat starts to sneak up especially around the waistline and belly. How much do most women gain during menopause, and what’s the best way to prevent […]

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Is It Better to Be Fit or Thin When It Comes to Mortality?

It’s nice to be slender and in good cardiovascular shape so you can ward off heart disease. Not being overweight or obese also plays a role in longevity since people who are obese have a higher risk of chronic diseases that lead to an earlier mortality. But which is most important for lowering your risk […]

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