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Low Carb Diet Plan When More Is Better

When most people want to lose weight the first thing they usually do is start a diet. And a diet to most people means “stop eating”. Wrong! A healthy diet should consist of eating less of the foods that contain calories from simple carbohydrates (sugar and processed flour) and more whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and good sources of protein. This is the basis of a good low carb diet plan. As a matter of fact, a good diet should have you eating more instead of […]

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Speed Up Your Weight Loss With Herbs And Spices

I wonder how much it is generally known that the benefits of using herbs and spices can speed up your weight loss efforts, by quite a considerable amount actually. We all know that herbs and spices are used with cooking to varying degrees, and of course the primary reason for doing so is to make food much more tasty and interesting. I suspect however that you might be surprised at the considerable health benefits that can also be gained by using them. In saying this I am […]

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Eating Before And After Exercise

When you exercise, you do it in order to try to maintain good health. You know that you have to eat so that your body has the energy to perform the workouts that you do as well as for everyday tasks. But, just what you should eat before and after you workouts is important for making the best of your workouts. Also, how long you eat before and after each workout is equally important. Whether you are going to be doing a cardio workout or a resistance […]

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Beware Of Eating Too Much Protein

Protein is an essential nutrient, and is vital to your health. It is used to build muscles, skin, hair and nails. However, many people put their health at risk by eating too much protein. The typical American diet already provides plenty of protein and there is no point in adding any more, unlike fat cells, there is no place in the body to store protein so the excess is eliminated or is seen as fat rather than muscle. So what you need to do is to consume […]

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The Top 55 Foods For A Lean Body

In most of my newsletters, I like to provide a healthy snack or meal recipe that not only is delicious, but also helps to get you closer to that hard-body appearance that everyone is looking for. In this article, I’d like to give you healthy food ideas in a different way. This time, I figured I’d just give you some ideas of what I stock my fridge and cabinets with. Remember, if you don’t have junk around the house, you’re less likely to eat junk. If all […]

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Your Metabolism And Fat Loss

If you know someone that has been trying to lose weight and get into shape, you have probably heard words such as, “I just eat one meal a day to lose weight” or “I’m afraid if I eat, I’ll gain weight” but sadly, this misnomer is why so many people are in the “battle of the bulge”. People all over the world still believe that eating breakfast, or even three meals a day will cause them to gain weight. In truth, as long as they are eating […]

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Whole Foods vs Shakes For Muscle Gain

Copyright 2006 Jonathan Perez After many years of spending hundreds, and even thousands, of dollars, after getting sick on them, and after seeing NO KIND OF RESULTS from them, many have finally realized that they are WORTHLESS. Yet, many are still confused if the supplements that are sold as “Meal Replacements”, “Weight Gainers”, “natural supplements”, and “amino acids” have some good use in substituting for some WHOLE FOODS. Surely you see them in just about every other page in every-single bodybuilding / fitness magazine. Everyone at the […]

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Tips For Designing A High Calorie Diet To Build Muscle

Adding weight that is all or mostly muscle can be a tricky thing if you aren’t too sure how to approach it. We’ll just assume that most people know that to add weight to your frame you are going to need to consume more calories and to lose weight you need to consume less calories, but the process of adding muscle weight is just a tiny bit more complex than that simple equation. When people are trying to drop pounds, they often look to eliminate empty calorie […]

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How To Build Muscles With Bodybuilding Diets

Are you trying to get buff this summer? Okay, first of all, let me inform you that this can indeed be a process. Don’t expect to hit the gym a few times and see some significant results. For some odd reason this always bothers me. People go to the gym for a mere week and expect to be ripped like Van Dam. That’s just nonsense. However, with the right weight training program and the correct bodybuilding diets, you can see a great difference in a couple of […]

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Healthy Weight Loss Tips For Lifelong Success

Losing weight is never easy. It takes hard work and a new way of thinking. Perhaps you’ve tried one diet after another only to be disappointed by more weight gain. Fortunately, there are healthy ways to lose weight and keep it off. Use the healthy weight loss tips below to get started on the road to lifelong weight success. Get Creative with Your Diet Plan Think about your diet for a moment. Are strict regimen diets going to work when you’re so accustomed to eating what you […]

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