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Confused About Cholesterol?

High cholesterol is prevalent in our society, and many people are confused about how to eat to control the levels in their blood. Cholesterol is made by the body in the liver, and it is also ingested through the consumption of animal protein, such as meat, eggs, and cheese. Our body needs cholesterol for many […]

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Post Birth Control Syndrome

    Over the last century, birth control pills have become the most popular way to prevent pregnancy. Birth control pills are synthetic hormones that stop ovulation and thin the uterus lining by keeping estrogen at a high level throughout the month rather than spiking mid-cycle, which throws the whole cycle out of balance. Hormones […]

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Skip the Sit-Up

For many years, fitness professionals have used the sit-up as the exercise of choice for the core. It is important to train core muscles, which include the muscles around your trunk and pelvis, for both balance, stability, and strength.  Additionally, a tight core makes you look thinner, since generally you will have tight abs and […]

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Toxic! Warning!

Toxins in our environment often contribute to weight issues and to the increasing obesity epidemic in our society. Obesity is not just controlled by calories in vs. calories out.In order to have a healthy metabolism, we need to eliminate toxins and heavy metals from our diets and boost the natural detoxification system in our bodies. […]

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Circuit Training for a New You

Circuit training is a type of interval training that incorporates a series of strength and/or cardio exercises with little or no rest between sets. It increases your heart rate while simultaneously strengthening your muscles using a combination of resistance training and high-intensity aerobics. This combination of weight training and cardiovascular work makes circuit training a […]

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