Causes Of Slow Weight Loss

Diet, Health, Nutrition, Weight gain
Losing weight doesn’t happen overnight but it should happen at a fairly regular pace. If you’ve been dieting and exercising for a while and recently noticed that your weight loss is slowed down, you may be falling victim to some common mistakes. Don’t worry, it’s going to be okay. Everyone goes through dieting ups and downs. Here are some reasons why you may be seeing slowed weight loss. Close to Your Ideal Weight Slowing weight loss shouldn’t always be devastating. In fact, Quick and Dirty Tips notes that slowing weight loss may indicate you are nearing your ideal weight. The closer you get to your ideal weight the slower you will reduce body fat. If you are close to your ideal BMI or are already within a healthy range, you…
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Water Intake And Weight Loss

Diet, Health, Nutrition, Weight gain
How Water Intake Helps You Regulate What And How Much You Eat Weight loss can be a hard task for anyone. There're so many different elements that go into losing weight it can be like learning a whole new set of information. There is one simple thing that you can do to help regulate how much and what you eat. Drinking water is not a magical cure-all, but it may seem like it after you learn what it can do to help you regulate your eating. Water Aids Digestion Through Saliva Digestion starts with saliva. Saliva is made mostly of water. According to Everyday Health, the enzymes in saliva are the beginning of the digestive tract. These enzymes help break down food so that they can be properly digested in…
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Vitamin K2 For Heart And Bone Health

Diet, Health, Nutrition
Most people have heard about vitamin K but few know that it comes in two forms: Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2. Vitamin K2 is one of the vitamins that researchers are finding out are great for your bone health and for your heart. It is as important as taking calcium when it comes to improving bone health. Research has found a link between vitamin K2 and calcium. It turns out that without the addition of vitamin K2 in your diet or as a supplement, you can’t regulate calcium levels and bone health suffers. In addition, those who have decreased levels of vitamin K2 in the diet put themselves at a greater risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease. People who have insufficient calcium in their bones get osteoporosis and have elevated…
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Vitamin C Basics

Diet, Health, Nutrition
Vitamin C, technical name ascorbic acid is a water-soluble vitamin present in certain foods but that can also be obtained through supplementation. Humans are different from other animals in that they can’t synthesize the vitamin by their own bodies but must get it elsewhere. The Benefits Of Vitamin C We need vitamin C in order to make L-carnitine, collagen and some neurotransmitters. Vitamin C is also involved in the metabolism of protein. We need vitamin C for the formation of collagen that is part of the connective tissue in the body’s organs and plays a role in wound healing. Vitamin C is also a good antioxidant, which makes it good in preventing cancer. It has the important role of regenerating other antioxidants in the body. There is research going on…
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Weight Management Tips For Seniors

Anti Aging, Diet, Fitness, Nutrition
Obesity is a major epidemic in the Unites States and in other countries around the world. In fact, 1/3 of US adults and 18% of kids and adolescents are obese and at risk for serious health complications, such as, Type 2 diabetes, joint problems, heart disease and can lead to premature death. In addition to the serious health consequences, obesity has a substantial economic impact that affects the country as a whole. The estimated annual health care costs of obesity-related conditions was $190.2 billion in 2010, this equates to almost 21% of all annual medical spending in the United States, and the numbers only continue to rise year after year. Like anyone else, the senior and aging population needs to address healthy weight management and to be aware how weight…
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Minerals Your Body Needs – Infographic

Diet, Health, Infographics, Nutrition
The below infographic shows the 10 key minerals your body needs including Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Sodium, Potassium and Iodine. Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Infographics Manganese Manganese is one of the minerals that is found in several foods including nuts, legumes, seeds, tea, whole grains, and leafy green vegetables. It is considered an essential nutrient, because the body requires it to function properly. People use manganese as medicine. Manganese is taken by mouth for prevention and treatment of manganese deficiency, a condition in which the body doesn’t have enough manganese. It is also used for weak bones (osteoporosis), painful joints (osteoarthritis), a type of “tired blood” (anemia), weight loss, and symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Calcium You have more calcium in your…
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Mindful Eating Health Benefits – Infographic

Clean Eating, Diet, Health, Infographics, Nutrition, Vegan Diet
The below infographic shows the health benefits of Mindful Eating. Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Infographics A Day In The Life Of Mindful Eating Mindful eating doesn’t have to be a complicated way of living. This one-day meal plan demonstrates that with a little planning, clean eating can be simple. Your goal is to aim for meals and snacks that are the quick, satisfying and healthy. Breakfast Start your mindful eating day with a smoothie. Need a recipe? How about a Mixed Berry Cobbler Smoothie? Featured in Fitness Magazine from the cookbook Ultimate Cookbook of Modern Juicing, this smoothie is full of antioxidants and healthy fats. Here’s What You Need • Half a cup strawberries • Half a cup blackberries • Half a cup blueberries •…
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10 Foods That Help Relieve Menopausal Hot Flashes Audio

Hot Flashes, Nutrition
This audio discusses 10 foods that have proven to help diminish the effects of menopausal hot flashes. This is an important topic because hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause with almost 80% of women being affected. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition released a study that indicates that mostly minor changes to your diet can bring relief. The study covered 9 years and concluded that a woman’s likelihood of experiencing hot flashes dropped by 20 percent when their diets included the foods talked about in this audio. [audio mp3="http://livingwithmenopause.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/FoodsVideoVoiceoveredit.mp3"][/audio] Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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10 Foods That Relieve Menopausal Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes, Menopause, Nutrition, Womens Health
Menopausal hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause, affecting almost 80% of women. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that simple changes to your diet can bring relief. The study spanned nine years and researchers found that a woman’s likelihood of experiencing hot flashes dropped by 20% when they included these foods in their diets. Eggs are high in vitamin B, which plays an important role in adrenal gland function to stabilize estrogen and progesterone balance to reduce hot flashes. Eating at least one clove of garlic per day, either raw or cooked, can help balance your hormones and prevent menopausal hot flashes due to their high content of phytoestrogens, a plant-based hormone that mimics natural estrogen in the body. Like garlic, strawberries…
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