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Lactobacillus Rhamnosus and weight loss

Lactobacillus Rhamnosus and Weight Loss

Probiotics are only one weapon against weight, but they are important for health in general. Processed foods – all too common in the diet of the western world – may actually harm our gut flora, so taking probiotics such as Lactobacillus Rhamnosus may be vital to maintaining good health.

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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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Best vegetables for weight loss

Vegetables For Promoting Weight Loss

Dieting isn’t just about cutting back on what you eat. It’s about eating the right foods to help with weight loss while still getting proper nutrients. Here are some vegetables that are perfect for helping you lose weight. Broccoli Broccoli contains only 31 calories per cup, and it’s rich in vitamin C, A, B6, and […]

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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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Leptin vs Ghrelin

Leptin: Weight Loss Holy Grail? Not So Fast. . .

Leptin is a powerful hormone that influences both appetite and the desire for exercise. Early research into it showed considerable promise as a weight loss aid, particularly thanks to a study at Columbia University in New York.

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Apples Healthy And Tasty

Apples Healthy and A Weight Loss Aid

Apples have many health benefits. Here’s a roundup of a few, particularly those of interest to people losing weight. Oh, and a sugar-free applesauce recipe.

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Weight Management and Yoga

Weight Management and Yoga

Weight management and yoga are a natural combination. There are at least five reasons why the practice of yoga can help your weight loss long term.

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Coconut Oil is a Dietary Superfood

Coconut Oil is a Dietary Superfood

Coconut oil is a dietary superfood that supports weight loss, and is one of the best fats you can choose for a healthy lifestyle. Learn why.

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Spaghetti Squash is a Low Carb Substitute for Pasta

7 Healthy Low Carb Substitutes for Popular Foods

Adding just a couple of these low carb substitutes for popular foods could make a big difference in lowering and maintaining your weight over time.

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Omron Digital Pocket Pedometer

How to Choose a Pedometer

Pedometers are proven to increase physical activity and decrease body mass and blood pressure. Here’s how to choose a pedometer for your weight loss program. They’re not expensive, and they can be fun.

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