Mental and Physical Health Can Benefit Each Other

mental and physical health

Mental and Physical Health Can Benefit Each Other It can sometimes be difficult to properly manage your time in such a way that you’re able to work on both your mental and physical health. It seems that sometimes they don’t really work well with one another. However, they’re more similar than you might think, and by working on one, you can actually greatly improve the other at the same time. Everything in your body is connected, and that includes your brain. Your mental health can have a direct effect on…

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Both Men and Women Benefit from Self-Care

Both Men and Women Benefit from Self-Care A problem that so many guys tend to have these days is acting too tough. They think that if you do or enjoy some things in your life that aren’t stereotypically macho, then you’re not really manly. Both men and women benefit from self-care. In reality, it’s not that easy. You can certainly be manly and still enjoy some simple things that all humans should engage in, regardless of gender. Many guys tend to mistake self-care for being something feminine, but that couldn’t…

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What the Heck is Gluten Anyway?

What the Heck is Gluten Anyway? As you might or might not know, the gluten-free trend is very much now a thing. Not only is it a thing, however it is a thing that is here to stay. Increasingly more individuals are deciding to cut gluten from their diets, and they are enjoying the rewards as an outcome. There is however, a lot of unpredictability behind why people cut gluten from their diet plans in the first location, and surrounding what gluten actually is. We’ve all become aware of gluten,…

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The 3 Most Common Dieting Mistakes of Women

 Dieting Mistakes of Women  Dieting Mistakes of Women. A woman on a diet has many suitors. The weight loss world is full of companies and self-appointed experts competing for her attention, often spreading misinformation and making  impossible promises. It’s so predictable. They just want to get into her….pocketbook. If you’re a woman struggling with weight loss, there’s a good chance you have heard some unreliable information, causing you to make a mistake or two. Just a bit of misinformation can make weight loss seem like a code to crack. It…

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Do you have to exercise for weight loss?

Do you have to exercise for weight loss? Do you have to exercise for weight loss? There seem to be conflicting opinions on this but most would agree that a combination of eating right and exercise is the best approach to losing weight. You can compare our bodies to very fine tuned machines that use whatever we put into them to operate. If we put junk into our bodies, we can still go on, but not in the most optimized fashion. In a nutshell, our bodies run on blood sugar…

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CLA increases metabolism

CLA increases metabolism CLA increases metabolism. More and more people are becoming overweight not just in the US but all over the world. The best way to lose weight and keep it off is by eating right and exercising regularly. But many people are looking for the quick-fix miracle that will help them shed their pounds right away. One of the biggest buzz words in terms of weight loss is conjugated linoleic acid, otherwise known as CLA. CLA is often referred to as the “good fat” that we need in…

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How to lose weight pounds

How to lose weight pounds How to lose weight pounds. If you’ve decided you want to lose some weight (whether it be just a few pounds or a large chunk of your body mass), chances are you’ve done the research on diets, plans, gyms, exercises, and anything that you can find on that subject. If so, you’ve probably seen that most credible sources will tell you that weight loss and fitness are strongly related. If not, that’s what I’ll tell you now. If you want to lose weight, you first…

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I Want a Body Like Sofia Vergara’s but I Look Like a Sofa. Why?

I Want a Body Like Sofia Vergara’s but I Look Like a Sofa. Why? I Want a Body Like Sofia Vergara’s but I Look Like a Sofa. Why? This is a major issue that millions of women have. It’s not just the women though. This is a problem that is not gender specific. Men idolize the bodies of Hugh Jackman, Stallone and Ryan Gosling. Actually, women idolize their bodies too. Just for a different reason. The point of the matter is this. Why would you want to have a body…

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Should You Get Weight Loss Supplements and Are They Effective?

Should You Get Weight Loss Supplements and Are They Effective?  Should You Get Weight Loss Supplements and Are They Effective? Weight loss is a billion dollar industry. A huge chunk of the profits are generated by companies producing and selling weight loss supplements. The marketing for these supplements are slick and very convincing. Yet, you can rest assured that these companies are not altruistic and creating these supplements for your benefit. There is only one goal in mind. Getting your dollar. That is the bottom line for them while your…

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Understanding Calories and Carbs for Fat Loss

Understanding Calories and Carbs for Fat Loss   Understanding Calories and Carbs for Fat Loss The concept of weight loss is simple. You just need to burn more calories than you consume. Your body will do the rest. There are a few nuances in fat loss techniques but for the most part, this concept is fixed and holds true. Most women know that they need to cut down on their food and exercise more. However, they do not have a clue as to how many calories to aim for, what…

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Why Can’t I Just Stop Eating No Matter How Hard I Try?

Why Can’t I Just Stop Eating No Matter How Hard I Try?  Why Can’t I Just Stop Eating No Matter How Hard I Try? There is a saying that is often tossed around in fat loss circles. “What you eat in private, you wear in public.” Personal trainers use this quote to death trying to scare their female clients into eating less and eating right. Yet, this is one of those things that are easier said than done. All too many women know the temptations that they get assaulted by…

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You Want Me to Exercise? I Barely Have Time to Breathe!

You Want Me to Exercise? I Barely Have Time to Breathe!  You Want Me to Exercise? I Barely Have Time to Breathe! Time, time, time. This poor creature has been blamed for more things than anything else on earth. I don’t have time to exercise. I didn’t have time to study for that exam. I got no time for your drama, buddy. Time, or rather the lack of it has been used as an excuse for just about everything. It’s surprising that no one says, “I don’t have time to…

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