Losing weight is
difficult at any age, but it becomes increasingly harder as you get older.
Thus, the younger you start to lose weight, the easier it is. When you’re
younger, your metabolism is naturally faster, so easier to lose weight.
A sedentary lifestyle plays an important role in quick weight loss. Sitting in the same place and position for essentially eight hours a day five days a week does nothing to advance your weight loss. Especially, if then you go home and sit or lay on the couch for a few more hours before you go to bed. You need to make the most of your day to minimize weight gain.
Thus, if you are stuck behind your desk pushing papers for hours on end at work, then make sure to stretch and go for walks around the office or up and down the stairs on your breaks and lunch hour. It seems simple, because it is, but it can help get your blood flowing and break you out of a sedentary routine. Also, exercising before or after work is a must if you are looking for long-term weight loss and physical fitness, as well as strengthening your body to fight off chronic diseases.
strengthens your metabolism which naturally slows down with age. Regular weight
training boosts the body’s metabolism over a long period of time and burns
excess calories. One pound of weight is the equivalent of 3,500 calories, thus
to effectively burn one pound you will need to perform a difficult balancing
act. On the one hand, eat enough to satisfy your hunger and nutritional needs,
while on the other hand, doing enough physical activity to burn fat.
This is why it’s
crucial to eat healthy. Consuming healthy, clean food is a must. …
I remember years ago
my mother used to give me cod liver oil to fight winter colds and flus. I also
recall that at winter’s end, if I remained cold-free, she would victoriously
exclaim that sickness could be battled with this simple little nutrient. How
did mothers know the things they did? I don’t know. What amazes me is that
science is finally extolling the virtues of simple plant-based food and
nutrients that our ancestors knew about years and years ago.
This article will
present up to date information on the benefits of healthy fats in the diets.
Today most of us know
that omega 3s are important in the diet as we need them to absorb fat soluble
nutrients and to keep the skin and joints lubricated, just to name a few
things. According to the Journal of the American Heart Association, scientists
have now discovered that a lack of omega-3s has been linked to: increased
inflammation, depression and violence, weight gain – yes, they help to curb the
appetite! Diabetes can be kept at bay, allergies and eczema and finally memory
problems can be avoided just by making a few adjustments in the diet and
including this nutrient. Omega-6s are also important and should be kept in a
ratio of between one-to-one to five-to-one. The harm comes when there is no
Remember though, that
the healthy fats don’t come from processed foods. Many of processed fats are
chemically unstable and are prone to oxidation, which produces the bad guys,
free radicals. These processed fats include the hydrogenated ones which have
been heated and chemically altered to preserve their shelf life. These are
responsible for many chronic diseases and premature aging of our body’s cells.
Also important is to avoid all genetically modified fat …