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Obesity and Cancer Risk

Understanding the Obesity And Cancer Link

Being overweight isn’t healthy, but did you know that there is a direct link between obesity and cancer? In fact, obesity puts you at higher risk for cancer than your genetics.

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Core Exercise

5 Reasons To Choose Core Exercise

While a well-rounded exercise program is always desirable, ensuring that you pay attention to core exercise is essential for health, as well as great abs.

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Healthy Drinks to Replace Pop

Healthy Drinks and Hydration

Changing your behavior to drop pop and sugary drinks for healthy drinks is a necessary step to losing weight and keeping it off. Try these drinks out.

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Insomnia impacts weight loss

Curing Insomnia Helps Weight Loss

If you’re one of the 15% of the population with insomnia, it’s working against your efforts to lose weight. Here are some solutions to try for better sleep.

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How to Measure Body Fat Percentage

How To Measure Body Fat Loss

It’s important to measure body fat loss when losing weight, to get a real sense of your progress. Losing body fat is more important than losing weight. Here are seven methods to measure your body fat.

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8 Ways To Boost Energy

8 Ways To Boost Your Energy

When you’re making positive changes in your life, it can sometimes be hard to find the energy you need on a consistent basis. Here are 8 tips that will help.

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Obese Teens

Obese Teens And Future Health Consequences

There are serious health consequences for obese teens, and they start earlier than you think. Heart damage is associated with obesity at an early age.

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Ghrelin, Leptin and Insulin Influence Food Intake

Ghrelin: the Hunger Hormone

Craving fatty, high-calorie foods? There’s a hormone for that. Ghrelin is produced by cells in the gastrointestinal tract when your stomach is empty, and its levels shrink when you’re full. In this respect it operates in the opposite way from Leptin, which increases when your body is satisfied and decreases when it wants calories. In […]

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Exercise to avoid a metabolic penalty

Metabolic Penalty: Reality or New Myth?

One simple way to beat the metabolic penalty trap is exercise. Build muscle mass. Muscle requires more energy to maintain than fat does, so building muscles causes your metabolism to function at a higher rate. Plan to stay active once you have lost weight.

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Tips for Keeping To Your Diet

Keeping to Your Diet: Tips to Ensure You Lose Weight and Keep it Off

Weight loss and keeping to your diet is a lifestyle process, not an occasional thing. Make it part of your life. Research shows that habits are powerful forces; if you make eating right and exercising regularly, then keeping to your diet regimen and meeting your weight loss goals will become part of everyday life rather […]

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