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5 Supplements That Burn Fat

If you’re an avid exerciser, you may be familiar with this problem. You hit the gym regularly, and you know you’re strengthening and sculpting your abs. But it’s hard to show the world, because a little layer of fat hides those hard-earned gains. If you want to drop that those last few pounds of fat, or if you’re dealing with an even bigger problem, consider fat-burning supplements. Here are five of the best fat burning aids. You can use them individually, or purchase a supplement that combines them. 1. Caffeine…

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Sleep Well to Lose Weight

If you, like so many Americans, are attempting to lose weight, you are undoubtedly focused on some important lifestyle changes. You’ve modified your diet and you are exercising, perhaps walking or working out in a gym. You may be reminding yourself to drink more water. But have you considered the vital role that sleep plays in weight loss? No matter how consistent you are with your diet and exercise regimen, you are unlikely to achieve success unless you are getting ample sleep. Most people need eight hours a night, but…

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Don’t Overthink Your Diet Plan, Say Experts

Most of us who need to lose weight are somewhat intimidated by the idea of choosing a diet plan. Should we count calories? Should we try eating raw? Should we go low-carb, or no carb? Vegetarian or vegan, or gluten free? We often end up spending weeks or months just deciding the best route to take to our weight loss goals. Now a new study suggests it really doesn’t matter. The study was conducted at the Durham, North Carolina Veterans Administration Medical Center. Researchers found that in the long term,…

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Thyroid-Related Fatigue

Fatigue is a growing problem among Americans. Some may be a product of working too much and too many hours. Some may be attributable to adrenal burnout or fibromyalgia, or other medical issues. Some is certainly caused by thyroid malfunction. How do you tell the difference? Thyroid-related fatigue shows itself when you find it difficult to sustain energy compared to your previous level of fitness and endurance. If your thyroid is not functioning properly, it is difficult to sustain energy output. You’ll feel as though you just don’t enough energy…

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Healthy Eating Tips for a Buffet

When you’re watching your diet, buffets are a two-edged sword. You can be pretty confident there will be lots of healthy dishes on hand, but it’s also a sure bet there will be temptation! Here are some tips for managing the situation. First, if possible, seat yourself at a table far away from the food. If you can’t see the food, and can’t see other people serving themselves, you will be less tempted. Also, the farther away you are, the more likely you won’t be able to smell the food,…

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The Most Efficient Exercise Isn’t What You’d Think

When people set out to establish an exercise routine, many of them do it to lose a few pounds. On the other hand there are those who do it because they want to get in shape and want to experience better health. And still others want to get stronger so they can accomplish physical tasks in their day to day life. Whatever the reason for working out, many people know if they go and “do the darn thing” a few times  a week they’ll eventually reach their goals. The problem is many…

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The Top 6 Reasons to Add Coconut Oil to Your Diet Today

In recent years, fat has been less under attack than ever before. Partially because studies have found many fats can actually be healthy for us, when consumed in the context of a proper diet that is. One of the most beneficial fats comes from coconut oil. Coconut oil is made up of MCTs, or medium chain triglycerides. These shorter fat molecules are easily broken down by the body for quick absorption and use, making coconut oil one of the best oils to use for cooking and baking. What we’ve done…

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Why Everyone Needs to Add Acetyl-L-Carnitine to Their Diet Today

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and proteins are what give your body form, function, and structure One of the most important is Acetyl L Carnitine. This amino acid is formed from amino acids in your liver and your kidneys and brain and it can be found in virtually every cell inside of your body.  To say it’s an important element for life would be an understatement. The truth is L-Carnitine (the acetyl portion refers to the supplement form) has been shown to have a variety of positive effects on…

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The Amazing Compound Found in Milk Can Seriously Change Your Life

Whey protein comes from cow’s milk and is one of nature’s most efficient proteins. Its ability to provide you with essential amino acids means it’s an essential building block for the synthesis of protein and transforming it into muscle.  Since it’s low in fat, low in sugar, and low in calories, whey is a perfect supplement or all out meal replacement. Why helps to reduce glucose absorption which keeps insulin levels steady and will help prevent hunger pangs after a meal. Since protein is a dense material, your body requires…

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Better than COQ10?

As you might already know, CoQ10  or coenzyme Q10 is an essential component to energy production inside of the body. The body produces energy on the cellular level (via the mitochondria) and CoQ10 is one of the more important ingredients in helping to produce vita energy your body needs. COQ10 is made inside of the body, however, the amount you’re able to produce flags significantly as the aging process moves past middle age. Additionally COQ10 serves as an antioxidant which can help to reduce the amount of damage caused to the…

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