Saturated Fats and Trans Fats: The Truth About Dietary Fats

Saturated Fats and Trans Fats

Results from a 2014 study of the primary grocery shoppers for 2,000 American households are shocking. * 60% are unaware of the dangers of trans fats, and * 15% have not heard of saturated fats. Know Your Fats Fats are one-third of the dietary macronutrient triad (fats, carbohydrates, protein). A necessity for a healthy life. Without fats in your diet (as we’ve seen with the low fat craze over the last 60 years), many conditions crop up including, but not limited to: imbalance in hormone levels obesity thyroid troubles autoimmune diseases lupus scleroderma rheumatoid arthritis poor hair, skin, and nail health plus …

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High Intensity Interval Training Beats Steady State Cardio

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Hi there so, you asked for the studies proving that High Intensity Interval Training is superior to steady-state cardio. I will gladly share the details. Why I’m Not a Fan of Endurance Exercise According to Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN, long-term consequences for endurance athletes include increased cardiovascular risk, kidney damage, and profoundly altered endocrine systems. Just as disturbing, a study in the journal Clinical Science found 93 percent of long-term endurance athletes had severe gut-related problems. Endurance exercise also chronically elevates your stress hormone cortisol, which stores fat and breaks down muscle. Now, all exercise raises cortisol. But High Intensity Interval Training also raises your anabolic (building) hormones …

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What Is The Atkins Diet And Its Benefits

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Dr. Robert Atkins first introduced his high protein diet in the 1970s with the release of his book “The New Diet Revolution.” In the 1990s, the Atkins diet experienced heightened popularity, with people reporting extraordinary weight loss results. Food manufacturers responded, creating an all-out low-carb/high-protein diet craze. The atkins diet remains relatively popular in 2020, but questions about its long-term safety and its ability to promote sustainable weight loss have caused it to fall somewhat out of favor. The Atkins Diet Features The Atkins diet consists of four phases. The first phase is especially restrictive, lasting for at least two …

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Do The Full Body Detox Diet Really Work

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Detoxification Overview Detoxification allows your body to rid itself of harmful chemicals that have accumulated over time. These chemicals are byproducts of natural processes within the body and are the foreign substances that are introduced to the body through food, air, or other environmental factors. The liver, kidneys, colon, lungs, lymph system, blood, and skin are the organs responsible for detoxifying the body. Reasons for Detoxification The human body is in a constant state of homeostasis, continually moving toward balance by cleansing, detoxing and regenerating itself. This allows the body to function without the interruptions of illness or disease. However, …

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Health Research Findings On Caffeine!

Health Research Findings On Caffeine!

Caffeine, the often maligned, much-loved stimulant, has been extensively studied by researchers wanting to know exactly the kind of effect it has on health. It was once thought that caffeine, in its most common form, coffee, was a ruinous substance to be avoided at all costs. This misconception had people treating coffee as a vice, much the same way they would cigarettes or alcohol. However, in recent years, caffeine has proven itself to be more beneficial than harmful. In addition to studies that suggest caffeine to be an effective performance enhancement aid for athletes, there is research to show it …

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10 Of The Most Important Sex Studies

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Here are the Top 10 Of The Most Important Sex Studies In The Past Decade 1) The Push for More Pleasurable Condoms Condoms prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases and play an essential role in promoting world health. The Gates Foundation, in an attempt to increase condom use, has vowed to fund projects that develop more user-friendly condoms. They have challenged manufacturers to make condoms that transfer more heat and sensation, are easier to apply, don’t break as often, and are more readily available. The decreased pleasure from condom use is the number one reason for unprotected sex in both …

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Muscle Building Protocols: The Dynamics Of Recovery

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For a serious athlete, each competitive season is a continuous struggle to become stronger and faster than the previous one. At the top of any sport, the best competitors are separated by the smallest of margins. It is your responsibility to find those small things that can separate you from the best! For me, a few small things turned out to be a few huge things. Understanding the dynamics of recovery is important for every athlete. I have been called a classic over-trainer many times in the past. I never really understood the comment. I knew that I trained very …

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Resistance Training And Rest Periods – New Research Could Mean You Building More Muscle!

Resistance Training And Rest Periods

There is a lot of information out there about the best way to gain muscle mass. It can be confusing. I decided to look for the best information I could find in articles from scientific journals. Here is what I came up with. Resistance Training And Hypertrophy Studies have shown that high volume resistance training incorporating short inter-set rest periods produces significant short-term elevations in human growth hormone (HGH) following the completion of resistance training exercise 4,5,7. Based upon these studies, high volume/short rest resistance training has been accepted as the gold standard in resistance training for muscular hypertrophy. Unfortunately, despite HGH’s well …

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Bodybuilding – Build Muscle And Lose Weight At The Same Time

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From life lessons to disease prevention, in the purest sense, we carry what may be the last guiding light, There are two sides to every coin, a yin for every yang, and I’m here to shed a positive light on bodybuilding. Bodybuilding, Beyond Building Muscle I can’t count high enough to tell you the times I didn’t want to do something in life. This includes going to the gym some days; I just feel like the answer is no. But no means yes. Some of my most memorable was from days when it took everything I had to make it …

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Understanding Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss

Intermittent Fasting

Being overweight is the top disease in the United States. This is all due to those tasty burgers, pizzas, lasagna, and sandwiches drenched in mayo, cheese, and oil. While the sight of a pizza right out of the oven may seem too scrumptious to resist, the fact is that it is food like these that cause a person to put on all those extra pounds. However, is the weight gain just due to this one pizza for the whole day? The answer, of course, is a big no. People gain weight due to the eating habits that they have adopted. …

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