Pineapple Strawberry Flax Smoothie This recipe is a simple smoothie recipe that tastes great and is very easy to make. It is not only a…
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Combination of exercise and weight loss improves functional status as we age.
Most of the elderly fear losing independence as they age. As we age, human naturally lose some functional status. Functional status refers to the ability of the elderly to function on their own without assistance. It is believed that obesity and a lack of exercise increases the risk of frailty in older adults and thus, increases the risk of lower function.
Pedometer use promotes weight loss success.
Emerging evidence suggests that being overweight and obese will increase your risk of all-cause mortality. I know this is all-cause, but the elevation of risk is likely due to heart disease and diabetes type 2. Exercise should induce healthy changes that would result in a reduction in such risks. Although pedometer intervention is effective in increasing physical activity among adults with Type 2 diabetes, the usages impact on weight loss remains unclear.
Low carbohydrate diets are not without risk.
Low carbohydrate diets are at near epidemic levels and you cannot walk in a gym and throw a rock without hitting a half-dozen people that are currently following one form of the diet or another. Restricting carbohydrates has become a popular way to lose weight quickly in recent years. There are many different low-carbohydrate diets to include the Adkins, ketogenic, paleo, Protein Power and South Beach diets. The low-carbohydrate books would like you to think that carbohydrates are the enemy, but reducing your carbohydrate intake might not be the panacea for good health that they want you to believe it is.
The no progress, progress report.
I am moving on four weeks from my last PT test and my diet continues to suffer. The good news is that my weight is stable.
Rotisserie Chicken Wrap
This recipe is for a wrap that you and your family will love as a meal on the go or for dinner when you need a break. The best part is that it can be made with leftovers.
Sugars are sugars to your body.
Natural sugar refers to sugars that occur naturally in foods. Sugar is found in nature in foods such as fruits. Although fruit contains the much-vilified fructose that is found in high fructose corn syrup, it is in much lower levels in fruit than a soda. The problem is not the source of the sugar but the refining.
Resistance training alone unlikely to end in fat or weight loss.
Milk-based interventions work for fat loss. Today, many folks question the benefit of animal and dairy-based diets. In modern society, dairy-based drinks and foods are…