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Ashwagandha for Weight Loss: What the Science Says

To be completely honest, most of us have gained a pound or 10 over the past year and a half.  Matter of fact, more than half of Americans have gained weight according to the latest report by the American Psychological Association.  Experts believe that social isolation and sedentarism were mostly to blame, but the constant and unyielding stress we’ve all been experiencing during the pandemic is also a major contributing factor.  If you are looking to lower stress and maybe...
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Prevent Migraine & Avoid Middle Age Weight Gain

Is it possible to achieve long-term menstrual migraine relief and achieve your desired weight?  THE MIGRAINE – WEIGHT GAIN CONNECTION 90% of women gain weight between the ages of 35-55. The average weight gain is about 15-20 pounds, with a disproportionate amount of this weight being an increase in body fat. What is unfair about this, is the fact that much of this weight gain and/or body fat increase, can occur without, increasing caloric intake. This is different than the...
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Causes of Middle-Age Weight Gain | Good and Bad News

Address the underlying causes to alleviate or prevent middle-aged weight gain. Middle-aged weight is difficult weight gain or increases in body fat percentage that occurs in middle-aged women...not from eating the wrong foods or lack of exercise. There is a solution!
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Pumpkin and Pumpkin Seeds for Health, Weight Loss & More!

Pumpkin and Pumpkin Seeds for Healthy Eyes, Heart, Skin, Hair, Weight Loss & More! Commonly viewed as a vegetable, pumpkin is scientifically a fruit, as it contains seeds. Nutritionally it is more similar to vegetables than fruits. Pumpkin has a range of fantastic health benefits, including being one of the best-known sources of beta-carotene. Eye Health:  Beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant. It also gives orange vegetables and fruits their vibrant color.  The body converts any ingested beta-carotene into vitamin A.  Vitamin...
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What Are The Healthiest Holiday Foods?

Making Healthy Holiday Food Choices It’s estimated that Americans gain at least one pound, and up to five pounds of weight, between Thanksgiving and New Years’.  Repeat that for a few years and we look less and less like our high school yearbook photo. But that doesn’t have to be the case if we learn what foods to embrace and what foods to avoid.  Here’s a list of both: Healthy Holiday Foods Cranberries The phytochemicals that impart the red color...
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Why There’s Always Room for Dessert

We have all eaten many meals where we are completely full, maybe even stuffed, and we can’t eat another bite of the main course, but still find room to eat some tempting treat or dessert. These researchers explored how our bodies react when aroused by irresistible treats. They suggest that regardless of how full we are, our bodies are chemically predisposed to seek gratification from foods that we love.
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DIET SODA – A Serious Drinking Problem?

Not only does diet soda not help you to lose weight, it can harm brain cells. And if that’s not scary enough, it can increase the risk of heart attack, vascular disease and stroke. There is NO benefit to drinking diet soda. A ten year study at the University of Texas, found that women who drank diet soda, gained instead of lost weight, and the weight gained tended to occur in the stomach area. The researchers proposed that the artificial...
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[Study] Better Posture Increases Attractiveness

A group of men and women were asked to examine photographs of two different women who were the same age and height.  One of the women weighed 105 lbs. and the other woman weight 120 lbs. When questioned which women looked thinner and younger, the group of men and women examining the photos, consistently said the 120 lb. woman looked thinner and younger. Interestingly enough, when the group was showed just the faces of the two women in the photos,...
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How to Loose Weight for Disease Prevention

What You Need to Know to Lose Lots of Weight, Avoid or Control Diabetes and Lower the Risks of Heart Disease and Even Cancer You are probably aware of the alarming percentage of Americans that are over-weight or even obese. In no small way, the amounts of sugar that have crept into our diets from sources like sugary beverages, cereals and deserts, have not only rendered us over-weight, but under healthy with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance increasing like...
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How to Avoid Obesity & Increase Muscle

We could learn from gorillas how to avoid obesity and have bodies with more muscle and less fat. Too many carbs can lead to diabetes. Too much of the wrong kind of fats may lead to heart disease. Could gorilla eating habits (which nutritionally, in many ways are similar to human needs) be the answer to the obesity epidemic we are experiencing. Could shifting your dietary intake of nutrient sources be the answer to not only having the body/figure you...
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