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Can Stress Cause Belly Fat?

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Are you constantly under pressure at work? Struggling with personal problems and daily stress? Then it’s time to take control over your life! Prolonged stress affects your health on every level, causing weight gain, high blood pressure, heart disease, and even cancer. Its side effects shouldn’t be overlooked. A growing body of research indicates that stress leads to belly fat, ...

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Green Tea and Weight Loss Go Together

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Have you ever noticed that you can often find green tea or its extracts being sold near other weight loss products? Perhaps you never thought twice about it, but they don't sell coffee, milk or other such beverages there, so why green tea? Let's take a look at green tea and weight loss.

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Top 10 Ways to Cut Sugar Out of Your Diet

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You know you need to cut back on the amount of sugar in your diet. But despite your best efforts, you just can't stay away. That is because your brain reacts to sugar the same way that it does to powerful narcotics like cocaine and heroin. So if you are having a hard time trimming sugar out of your daily routine, give yourself a break. This does not mean that you are a weak-willed person with no self-control. It just means it is going to be difficult. If you practice the following 10 tips to cut sugar out of your diet on a consistent basis, you will begin to crave sugar less (and those extra pounds will start to come off).

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Is HIIT Alone Enough to Meet Your Fitness Goals?

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HIIT is high intensity interval training, which is a style of exercise where there are bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by short breaks. After a HIIT exercise session, you will burn more calories throughout the rest of the day, longer than you would with other styles of exercise.

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Hypothyroidism and Your Health

The thyroid is an important gland in the body which is part of the endocrine system – a collection of glands that produce various hormones with a number of different functions. The functions vary, but include: Regulating metabolism Contributing to weight gain and loss Regulating blood sugar Controlling growth and development Maintaining tissue function Contributing to sexual function and reproduction ...

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3 Tips for Exercising in a Colder Climate Than You’re Used To

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When the weather turns cold outside, you can still exercise outdoors; you just have to be smart about it. Cold weather exercising brings with it some considerations not found in warm weather, such as footing, breathing in cold air and dressing in layers 2487. Footing Running, jogging or even walking on ice and snow can be a recipe for an ...

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Body Xtreme Fitness Recumbent Bike BXF003 Review

Body Xtreme Fitness Recumbent Bike BXF003

Recumbent bikes are bikes, often times stationary bikes, that allow the rider to lean back. They seem to be more comfortable for some people, especially those with lower back injuries or people who have large amounts of fat in their midsection. Recumbent bikes normally have more comfortable seats and are easier to adjust than the other style of stationary bike. ...

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Why Exercise Cannot Offset Poor Lifestyle Choices

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You’ve been working out in order to lose weight, but are not seeing the results you are hoping for. What is going on? You are doing all of the exercises that the “gurus” tell you to, but the weight simply is not coming off. You actually think you may have gained some weight. If you aren’t sure about what is ...

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The Danger of Overhydration When Working Out

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Usually, when people talk about hydration, they focus on becoming dehydrated due to exercise. This is obviously because in most cases, people do not get enough water. But, there are some people out there who have issues with overhydration. You do not hear about overhydration as much because fewer people suffer from it, but it can be a major issue ...

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Green Coffee Extract

Green Coffee Extract is a powerful weapon in the battle against excess weight. Green Coffee is nothing different than the raw state of the coffee we all know and drink. However, Green Coffee is not processed or heat treated. Green Coffee Extract is one of Dr. Oz's favourite diet supplement for quick weight loss.

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