Fitness & Weight Loss

Weight loss is on almost everyone’s health to-do list. There are a lot of things you can do to lose weight, and no, they are not limited to eating nothing but veggies and running.

Whether you really need to lose weight for health reasons, or just wanna look and feel better these articles serve as a how-to guide for anyone who wants to shed some pounds.

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Back Pain Can Lead to Overeating

It’s nearly a guarantee. Almost everyone, at some point in their life, is going to deal with back problems. Call it a vestigial issue. Our backs were originally developed for four-legged movement. Over the epochs, we’ve adapted to stand on | Read More…

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Visceral Fat Increases Cancer Risk

Most people I meet who are concerned with weight are concerned about appearance. They want to fit into an old pair of jeans, or are worried about bathing suit season. To be perfectly honest, I’m not interested in appearance. We | Read More…

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Mobility Devices Increase Social and Emotional Health

It can be difficult to come to grips with the changes that occur as we get older. No one wants to accept the fact that age often robs us of abilities and freedoms we once took for granted. I see | Read More…

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Increase Movement for Better Life

If you don’t exercise regularly, as in doing a routine set of activities that will lead to health benefits, don’t beat yourself up about it. There are plenty of other ways to achieve health benefits—far less demanding than jogging, lifting, | Read More…

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Seaweed Salad

Seaweed encompasses a full range of nutrient-dense, calorie-light, savory sea vegetables. Important nutrients like B-12, iodine, magnesium, and iron are found in the most popular varieties. Seaweed contains little fat and carbs, but is relatively high in protein. There’s also | Read More…

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Food Journaling Controls Your Diet

Has your credit card bill ever given you a nasty surprise? You’re sure that you know where you’ve been spending your money, and you know how much you’ve been spending—but the final number comes as a shock? Turns out starting | Read More…

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Discard Expired Medication for Safety

Spring is finally here!  What a relief! It’s time for new beginnings…and also an important new ending. If you’ve been on medication of any sort—pill, liquid, injector, patch, inhaler—it’s time to get rid of those that you no longer need | Read More…

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Exercise Creates Balance, Stops Falls

Most people take balance for granted. Like air, it’s one of those things you just don’t think about until it’s gone. And then suddenly, even the simplest of tasks become difficult or downright impossible. An estimated 30 million people visit | Read More…

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Sitting still is more dangerous than being fat

I have great news for every one of my dear sedentary, overweight, guilt-ridden, non-exercising readers. Forget “exercising,” as in treadmill treading, weight lifting, jogging, water aerobics and all that. And forget 30 minutes a day, the usual prescribed minimum. I | Read More…

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Burn Belly Fat with Diet and Exercise

I woke up earlier than usual a few mornings ago and turned on the TV while I made myself some tea. I caught myself laughing at an infomercial that came on selling a “belly fat-melting” contraption that you tie around | Read More…