Tag Archives: calories

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Exercise vs. Diet

Exercise vs. Diet There has been a long debate over the benefits of exercise vs. diet. Some claim that physical activity is most important for a healthy lifestyle, while others focus on dieting and eating right. When it comes down to it, this debate depends on your personal goals. Let’s take a look at both angles. Exercise vs. Diet for ...

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1500 Calorie Diet

1500 Calorie Diet Calorie-counting isn’t for everyone, but if your weight loss goals are big, it may be exactly what you need to do. At a basic level, weight loss requires taking in fewer calories than you burn over an extended period of time. In other words, you need to eat less and burn more to see significant results. In ...

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How to Reduce Body Fat

How to Reduce Body Fat If you’re like me, reducing your body fat percentage is probably one of your number one fitness goals and will continue to be a good challenge to overcome. Over the years, I’ve offered up a lot of tips and guidelines for burning excess body fat and toning up. But I thought I’d do things a ...

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Health benefits of a clean home

A study done at Indiana University found a correlation between a clean home and physical fitness. Researchers found participants with cleaner homes exercised more. “At the end of the day, the interior condition of their house seemed to be the only thing affecting their physical activity,” stated activity expert NiCole Keith. The question remains: do fit people have more energy ...

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Healthy Bedtime Snacks: Top 5

Healthy Bedtime Snacks: Top 5 So what’s the real deal on late night snacking? We’ve all heard people say that eating after dinner is a bad idea for dieting and weight loss. Some even adopt rules about no eating after 7 or 8 PM. The truth is, this is a myth. When it comes down to it, snacking can help ...

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Healthy Eating Holiday Strategies

Healthy Eating Holiday Strategies The holidays are quickly approaching, and if there’s one thing we know to expect, it’s a lot of good food. But that good food isn’t necessarily the healthiest, especially when it comes to the treats and desserts – or the overeating that many of us tend to do! So what can you do to eat healthier ...

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Lack of sleep might be adding to your waistline

Lack of sleep has for decades been viewed as detrimental to a person’s overall health, but a new small study reveals it could be a catalyst to obesity. University of Chicago researchers found slacking on sleep caused bad food choices, overnight overeating and eventually weight gain. The study, published on February 29 in the journal SLEEP, determined that when people ...

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How to burn more calories while walking

You may be burning more calories than you think, according to a recent study that found a varying walking pace can burn more calories often not accounted for in traditional measurements. According to researchers at the Ohio State University, changing up one’s pace can burn up to 20 percent more calories than walking at a constant speed. “Walking at any speed costs some energy, but when you’re ...

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