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Yoga poses for beginners

Yoga Poses for Beginners

The 7 main body movements of Yoga are flexion, extension, hyperextension, rotation, circumduction. abduction and adduction Yoga increases strength, flexibility ...
xylitol sugar

Xylitol – Low Calorie Sugar Alternative

Xylitol is also known as wood sugar or birch sugar. It is a naturally occurring 5-carbon sugar alcohol found in many fruits and vegetables and used as a sugar s...
supplement-diet

Dieting 101: Why Supplements Matter

Adequate nutrient supplementation is vital, especially when your body is going through changes and your calorie intake has been reduced. Without optimum nutriti...
fat flush plan

Fat Flush Plan

The Fat Flush Plan, by Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., is combination of detox and weight loss diet. The Fat Flush Plan promises to melt fat from the hips, waist a...
hypothyroidism weight loss

Hypothyroidism, Weight Gain & Weight Loss

If you have been having difficulty losing weight despite your best efforts  (no cheating!) and are lacking energy, it is worth checking with your doctor that yo...
calories in bananas

Calories in Banana

Bananas make an excellent pre-exercise snack. Glucose is the preferred source of energy during exercise and as such a pre-exercise snack should include foods th...
before starting exercise

Before Starting Exercise

Before you start any new fitness regime you should arrange to meet with your doctor. If you are fit and healthy you should be fine to get started. However, ther...
calories in fish

Calories in Fish

Omega-3 fatty acid is a type of polyunsaturated fatty acid that helps decrease the risk of heart disease. Although it is present in all fish, oily fish contain ...