Flu Fighting Diet Foods

In tribute to my current condition I have looked into these flu fighting foods that you should incorporate into your diet if you want to avoid some of the more common wintertime ailments.

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Tips for Working Out at Home

As I stare from my office window at another six inches of fresh snow that fell last night I think it would be a good time to discuss Tips for Working Out at Home.

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Seasonal Weight Gain

As I read some of my old diaries I noted without a doubt that my weight gain has always spiked up during the winter months. Then, when spring and summer hit my weight either stayed the same or I was elated to be losing. I was suprised to make these observations and had to explore my apparent “Seasonal Weight Gain” a little closer.

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Healthy Weight Loss

With a deeper appreciation for losing weight in a healthy and controlled way I can tell you this – anyone can starve themselves, run around the block a few times and then lose weight. However, the key is not in the losing of the weight, but in the healthy loss of weight—weight that is gradually lost and that isn’t gained back. This is where healthy weight loss comes in.

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What to Eat Before and After Exercise

The foods you eat before and after exercise can help you or hinder you, depending on your goals. This is very important for losing weight or for men trying to build muscle, but it is a good idea for anyone on an exercise program to know what they should and should not be eating when physically active.

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Daily Meal Planning

I think the biggest difference between this weight loss effort and my other ones is that I am diligently tracking how many calories I eat every day. Planning my daily meals has become more like a science fair project, with adding up calories and trying to balance proteins and carbohydrates.

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Omega-3 Improves Insulin and Weight Loss

Omega-3 Fatty Acids are some of nature’s best work as far as fats go. In addition to their multitude of health benefits, recent research has found that omega-3 fatty acids consumed in the diet may be capable of improving insulin levels, particularly in people with insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, and may promote weight loss.

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Fun Exercises that can Help You Lose Weight

There are a number of ways you can get your body moving to lose weight. Best of all, since there are so many types of exercises, you’re bound to find one you truly enjoy. To help give you ideas, consider these fun exercises that can help you lose weight.

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Exercise Tips for New Dieters

I think that exercise is one major area of a weight loss program where many people falter. The real trick for exercise is to set realistic goals for yourself, much like you have to do for losing weight. When I first started exercising, just getting out for a 20 minute walk was enough and I slowly worked my way up from there.

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Weight Loss Tips for a Party Night

Dieting does not mean you have to avoid all social situations that involve drinking and eating. To help I’ve come up with this handy list of Weight Loss Tips for a Party Night.

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