Categorized as: Fat Loss

Taming Testosterone Troubles

Men: Have you had difficulty getting out of bed in the morning, or are you suffering from low mood or libido? Have you gained body fat, lost muscle or begun to struggle with depression or lack of motivation? Low testosterone levels may be to blame. Ten years ago, the Endocrine Society reported that men had approximately 20% less testosterone than their fathers’ generation at exactly the same age (Travison et al. 2006). This has led to a growing trend of people using testosterone creams and gels to boost lagging levels….

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Don’t Worry, Be Healthy

New research highlights the power of the mind and the influence of our perceptions on disease chances. Healthy people who worry about having a heart attack have a higher possibility of heart disease, independent of other risk factors, compared with those who don’t worry, according to a study in BMJ Open (2016; doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012914). A preoccupation with having or acquiring a serious illness is an anxiety disorder. People with health anxiety, known as the “worried well,” often have symptoms similar to heart disease—such as chest discomfort, palpitations, nausea, sweating and…

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Is Your Vitamin Water Making You Fat?

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By Kevin DiDonato MS, CSCS, CES Go To Original Article As a health-conscious consumer, you are constantly on the lookout for health food options that will trim your waistline and improve your overall health. The only problem is: there are many “health” foods that come to mind that may be anything but that. In fact, one of the biggest ones that may come to mind would be vitamin-fortified drinks. Have you been mesmerized by the endless colors… The marketing hype surrounding these “health” products… Or, that you can get BOTH…

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The Risk Of High Estrogen Levels in Men

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Disrupting The Natural Balance Of The Body’s Hormonal System:   Testosterone is the male sex hormone that makes a man ‘a man.’ Testosterone is dominant in men. It drives the development of the male sex organs,causes the voice to deepen during puberty, stimulates the growth of facial hair and is the reason why men are stronger and more muscular than women. Likewise, estrogen-which is dominant in women is the female sex hormone that gives women all their wonderful feminine characteristics, making them softer, more round and curvier. Men and women each carry both hormones in their bodies-one is…

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Don’t be a Victim of Portion Distortion

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It’s no secret that people are larger in 2016 than ever before. Waistlines have expanded over the last twenty years and studies show that portion sizes have grown as well. Researchers from New York University found that average portion sizes started to grow in the 1970’s, rising quickly in the 1980’s – and this phenomenon hasn’t shown signs of slowing. A “large” order of fries from McDonalds’ weighs the same as 1998’s “Super size” fries. And it doesn’t stop there. Check out these eye-opening figures, provided by the National Institutes…

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Melt Away Fat With This Fat Burner

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15 Year Registered Dietitian Reveals How To Melt Away Fat And Lose 8x More Belly Fat In Just 8 Weeks Melt away fat 8x faster with a simple, but revolutionary research supported formula that is backed by not just 1 research study, but 2 clinical research studies. Just 10 seconds 2x a day can have you accelerating your metabolism, repairing your dysfunctional fat cells, and burning belly fat.   Dear Friend, Trying to melt away fat 8x Faster isn’t nearly as easy as they make it seem, is it? Have…

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Sleep More, Weigh Less

I often work with clients who for  one reason or another, do not get enough sleep each evening. They generally have the time to sleep but would rather stay awake. Just like working out and eating healthy, you sleep patterns can make or break your results. Many people think that sleep is an optional thing and feel that they are more productive with more hours added to their day. The opposite is true! Check out this informative article on the importance of sleep and fat loss. It’s true: Being short…

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Carrageenan: The Natural Ingredient You Should Ban From Your Diet

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Carrageenan: An unnecessary ingredient could be irritating your gut! By Leah Zerbe Sometimes eating something natural isn’t good for you. Many food manufacturers—even some makers of commercial organic foods—are adding “carrageenan” to foods like yogurt, chocolate, soymilk, and even ice cream to give the foods a thicker consistency and to make low-fat versions taste fuller. Derived from red seaweed, it’s often added to beverages to keep their ingredients from separating; you’ll find it in many nutritional shakes, milk products, and milk replacements. The ingredient even crops up in certain frozen dinners,…

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Eggs And Cholesterol

Cholesterol the good and the bad

On New Year’s Eve we had the pleasure of entertaining many of our closest friends and family members, quite a few who stayed and crashed at our place. Upon awaken, the obvious answer to the question “what’s for breakfast?” was eggs. You see, I like eggs and tend to eat a lot of them. I mean, who doesn’t love a good omelet, right? Now, I’m sure you’ve heard a time or two before that you should be mindful of consuming too many eggs as their cholesterol content is rather high….

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The Journey Part 2: Prohormones Explained

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  The Journey Part 2: Prohormones and what they do! Welcome back to part 2 of the journey. In part 1 we covered what prohormones are and how these powerful little pills can benefit you in making lean muscle gains. In this article we will go over: what types of mass building prohormones there are, the safest supplements for building muscle, and the best supplements for getting cut. There are 2 types of prohormones, wet and dry, what does this mean? Wet Prohormones: Well, wet prohormones unlike their dry counterparts…

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