Posts Tagged ‘ healthy living ’

Benefits of resistance training

December 5, 2011
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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

September 28, 2011
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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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Local produce – the best kept secret in food

July 18, 2011
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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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Caffeine – The good, the bad and the ugly

July 12, 2011
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Caffeine – The good, the bad and the ugly

Health Issues of Caffeine  Introduction           Many people today consume about two to four cups of coffee or other caffeinated beverages a day. Coffee is well-known to be the number one caffeinated beverage choice for adults while soft drinks are the largest source of caffeine for children. Caffeine, as a drug, makes people feel more alert, gives them more energy,...

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Pasteurized versus pasture-raised whey

May 20, 2011
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Whey protein is well-known to be a high-quality protein supplement which is derived from cow’s milk. Cow’s milk has two kinds of protein: Casein (roughly 80%) and Whey Protein (approximately 20%). Of the two, whey protein is considered to be the “Gold Standard” of protein as it is very easily processed by the body.           Protein is an important nutrient that is made up...

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Components of Healthy Grass-Fed Whey

April 18, 2011
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VITAL WHEY PROTEINS Beneficial elements of non-denatured, grass-fed whey The following are detailed descriptions of the benefits of 3 types of proteins that are found in all of Paleotrition’s whey protein shakes (our sponsor).  Unlike most commercial whey protein powders, our whey comes from healthy year-round grass-fed cows.  Because of this, we don’t need to “ultra pasteurize” it.  In other words, we don’t need...

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Lots of GREAT NEW RECIPES

March 12, 2011
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Salmon with Garlic & Dill Salmon is one of the healthiest foods you can eat (period) Ingredients 1-1/2 lb. salmon fillet 1/2 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. white pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 sprig fresh dill, minced 6 slices lemon 2 green onions, chopped Instructions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place salmon fillet on heavy duty foil large enough to wrap around salmon....

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The Science of Lifestyle Changing Diet

February 16, 2011
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Best Approaches to Dietary Changes It is easy to become overwhelmed with all the “free advice” out there on how to improve your health.   Everyone knows that healthy eating is incredibly important.  But, with literally hundreds (if not thousands) of diets, diet products, diet classes, diet supplements and diet books, it is hard to know where to start or which information to believe.  In...

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High Intensity Interval Training

January 12, 2011
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            Many people want to get more from their workout routines without adding more time. Exercising in intervals can help you lose more fat, enhance your cardiovascular fitness and improve your athletic performance. This is the reason why high intensity interval training (HIIT) is becoming more and more popular with fitness gurus and athletes. Let’s start with what HIIT really is – High Intensity...

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Obesity Costs US $300 Billion / Year

January 12, 2011
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Obesity Costs US $300 Billion / Year

http://tinyurl.com/5td3mow – Society for Actuaries Report

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