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10 Ways Knitting Can Improve Health Of Older Adults

Introduction Knitting and crocheting may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of getting in shape. In fact, it is generally regarded as a passive activity that is anything but health promoting. While it’s benefits in terms of producing items…

Myth: Eating Many Small Meals Is Best

One of the biggest myths regarding meal frequency is that you must eat many small meals and snacks in a day if you want to look your best.   The reasoning for this is that you want to keep insulin levels stable and do not…

NEAT: The Forgotten Element For A Lean Physique

When people can’t lose weight the first thing that they do is blame their slow metabolism. They are working out,  they are barely eating anything yet they just cant seem to get that stubborn body fat off. They say,” I workout every day for an…

2 Tips For A Lean And Healthy Body

1. Breakfast should be the biggest meal of the day, then lunch, and finally supper should be the smallest. Breakfast should be high protein and higher fat. If you have eaten enough you will not be hungry for a good 6 hours. This goes against what…

Love Your Body Love Your Life

We live in a world which is obsessed with body image. A recent study out of Chapman University, California investigated just how important people’s perception of their body image is to their overall life satisfaction.   The study involved 12,000 participants in a survey, with…

Fructose Damages Genes: DHA Repairs Them

  A new study out of UCLA, published in the journal EbioMedicine, has revealed that the consumption of fructose can alter the make-up of hundreds of genes within the human brain.  These distortions may lead to cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s and a range of other diseases….

Heart Disease: Higher Muscle Mass Decreases Mortality

Increased muscle mass has long been known to build stronger bones, burn off body fat and increase functional fitness. Recent research indicates that it can also keep you alive longer.   A study out of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA looked at…