Month: March 2014

Health benefits of yoga

By Betty Murray At one time, yoga was considered a means of promoting peace and serenity. While it is an excellent means of stress relief and relaxation, yoga also offers participants numerous health benefits. Researchers have found the following health benefits of regular yoga practice: Reduce risk of heart disease — Harvard Health Publications reports that …

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Cardio or Strength Training: Which Comes First?

By Betty Murray Weight loss cannot be achieved without a combination of cardio and strength training. Better said, losing inches, is dependent on a combined cardio and strength workout. Cardio burns more calories in a set amount of time, but weight lost through a strictly cardio workout regimen is contributed to both fat and muscle loss. …

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Why are Americans so fat? 3 things you need to know about the food you eat

By Betty Murray The majority of Americans are overweight. According to the CDC, more than 69 percent of Americans over age 20 are overweight or obese. Nearly one-third of American children and teens are overweight or obese. What is making us so fat? Weight gain and weight loss have traditionally been considered a matter of calories …

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5 Foods That Help You Slim Down

By Betty Murray Summer is just a few months away; it’s time to start working on your beach body! Even if you’ve been eating a relatively healthy diet, you may find that you’re struggling to lose excess pounds and inches around your waist. If you need an extra weight loss boost, check your diet for these …

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Food Nutrition Labels Changing for the Better

By Betty Murray The FDA is proposing changes to nutrition labels on packaged food and beverage products. These changes are intended to help consumers make better food choices. What’s new? Calorie information on the new labels will be larger and easier to read, with an emphasis on total calories. The old labels show calories per serving …

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