Benefits of resistance training

Benefits of Resistance Training Resistance training, also known as weight or strength training, is probably the best type of workout to tone up, develop body shape, increase strength, and maintain fitness. Most people, especially those who are into sports, consider resistance training as an essential element for fitness and power enhancement, but many non-athletes don’t understand the aerobic and general health benefits of resistance...

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The case for (small amounts of dark) chocolate being healthy

HEALTH EFFECTS OF CHOCOLATE            It can be tough to resist the good sweet taste of chocolate. Its rich, smooth, and creamy experience perfectly suits our taste. However, contrary to what many people believe, chocolate may actually be good for you – in moderation.  Typical Ingredients in Chocolate   Chocolate is a raw or processed food made from the seed of...

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Krill Oil

Introduction Krill are shrimp-like crustaceans, approximately 1 to 6 centimeters long, which live in the ocean. They feed generally on phytoplankton. They are near the bottom of the food chain. They are eaten by whales, seals, penguins, squid, and fish. Commercial fishing of krills usually occur in the Southern Ocean and the northern Pacific Ocean along the coasts of Canada and Japan. They are...

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Local produce – the best kept secret in food

It’s always a great test of an idea to imagine an intelligent alien coming to earth for the first time and introducing them to a situation.  So, if an alien came to earth and turned on the TV for a day (or listened to many so-called experts), they’d believe that eating healthy meant ordering fat-free salad dressing on your McDonald’s salad and buying organic...

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