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What to Know About Weight Loss Products

There are a lot of weight loss products that offer that fast weight loss results, however, are these really guaranteed?  Could these products live up to their assurance of a fit body? In US, there is an estimated 50 million people who try to lose weigh, unfortunately, only 5 per cent are successful.  One thing’s for sure, beware of fraudulent claims and extreme high cost because there is no magic to losing weight. Samples of weight loss products in the market nowadays: ·    Diet Patch – this was already removed since 1990’s by FDA since they were proven ineffective.
·    Magnetic Diet Pills – allegedly flushes out fat, but not.
·    Guar Gum – causes internal obstruction.
·    Electrical Muscle Stimulators – no proven effect.
·    Eyeglasses that Suppress Appetite – These claims that the projected image on the retina decreases appetite.  No proven fact.
·    Weight loss earrings – through acupuncture, suppresses appetite. There are also examples of weight loss products: Diet drinks t…

Recover From Easter Binge

Easter is now a distant memory.
But the loads of Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies and hot cross buns you ate are not. And neither are the few pounds you picked up as a result or the leftover Easter eggs.

And although Easter is over, your bad eating habits may not be and you may struggle to lose that weight. But you can recover from your Easter binge and start eating right and losing weight - here's how:

* Make your meals lighter - To balance out the calories I suggest that you eat lighter meals - salads for lunch and lots of veggies and salads for dinner. Try to make your diet menu plan lighter by having lean protein, whole-grain carbs and lots of fruits and veggies.

* Stay away from your scale - Don't weigh yourself; it's bound to make you depressed. Don't go according to a number, rather take your measurements regularly and use that as a guide.

* Avoid fad diets - Fad diets will only make you pick up weight in the long run as it slows down your metabolism.

* Start e…

Understanding About a Weight Loss Recipe

No Need to Starve When a person needs to slim down, very often he or she may imagine having to starve for days on end to reduce weight, but this is far from the truth as a weight loss recipe, for instance, will be able to do the job much better. A well balanced diet is more important when wanting to shed weight and it is possible, with the help of a weight loss recipe, you will be able to learn how to incorporate healthy eating into your everyday life. There are a number of well known tricks that people use to stave off the constant craving for more food and these include counting up to ten, going out for walks, or eating a piece of fruit. However, there is a better strategy, one that works much better than any of these, and that is in regards to a proper weight loss recipe. In other words, using a weight loss recipe – which consists of a healthy and low-fat meal – you will not have to starve, but instead can incorporate healthy meals into your life. Weight loss recipes are available…

How To Lose Body Fat 4 Key Tips

Knowing how to lose body fat is something that will shave a lot of time from your journey to achieve the results you desire. Of course it's going to take some effort on your part to reach your fat loss goals but having a "road map" to attain those goals helps a lot. In order to have an understanding of how to make the body lose fat, it's important to know how the fat is deposited in the body. Your body needs food to acquire the necessary energy to function and feed its cells. The energy in food that your body needs is commonly referred to as calories. The more calories the food contains the more fuel the body can acquire from it. Your body must first digest the food before it can use the energy in the food. As the level of difficulty in digesting the food increases, the more the number of calories burned also increases. Proteins, carbohydrates and fats are the three categories of fuel that the body uses. This fuel nourishes the body and keeps the body functioning. T…

Fun Activites to Help You Get Ideal Body

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Some of us who are trying to lose weight often consider diet and exercise as a boring process. Success to weight loss is about how you can stay positive. As long as you make each of these activities fun, the success of getting the ideal body is already in sight.  Here are several fun activities, that you can maximize to achieve weight loss. Walking This is free, simple and one of the easiest ways to lose weight and get healthier. Walking is idea for people of all ages and fitness levels. Take a walk in the evening and enjoy a beautiful sunset.
 Better still go for walks with friends and schedule your  brisk walk into your day as a social time. Take time to chat and catch up with each other. The walk will feel  more like a social experience than exercise. 

Group Sports Get a group of friends together start playing softball, soccer ( indoor or outdoor ), volleyball, tennis or netball. These are just a few great fun activity for losing weight. In no time at all you will be burning off the …

Green Tea and Fish Oil Promote Health and Assist Weight Loss

Green tea and the Omega-3 fatty acid DHA combine to provide a powerful natural shield against certain forms of cancer, heart disease, stroke and dementia while assisting weight loss and maintenance. Both of these nutrients directly target gene sequences which have been shown to lower disease risk while increasing base metabolism to burn more calories. Include green tea and DHA in your nutritional arsenal to prevent a wide array of potentially lethal illnesses and reach your ideal weight loss goal. Harness the Power of Green Tea Against Cancer The active antioxidant compound in green and white tea is Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) which has been shown to exert significant anti-cancer properties by fighting development and proliferation of rogue cells. EGCG works by switching off the genes responsible for cancer initiation while influencing natural cell death to prevent replication. Chemical components of green tea further help to cut off the blood supply cancer cells need to grow whil…

Lose Weight the Healthy Way

It's definitely no fun to lose weight -- put it back on, lose weight, put it back on, and so on. Just as you learn the rules of a new diet, you find yourself trying to get around them. What if all you had to do to lose weight was to eat less? You may think it can't be done. However, experts say it can. Of course it sounds simpler than it is, but it's no more difficult to commit to healthy eating habits than it is to follow the diets most of us have tried. In the end, it will actually be easier because you will feel less restricted as you begin to learn how to eat right instead of how to follow the rules of the newest popular diet. Here are a few tips to help you started: Eat smaller portions, including items with protein, fat, and fibre in each meal. This combination is the one that researchers have found effective in helping to keep hunger pangs away.Drink two full glasses of water with each meal. It will help you feel full and keep your body hydrated.Eat breakfast. This …

Top 10 Weight Loss Exercises

Putting the top 10 weight loss exercises to use on a regular basis can help individuals in burning calories faster, and more effectively. Here are the most popular exercises people are using to shed pounds this year. Step Aerobics Step aerobics burn about 800 calories every hour, so this is a pretty intense exercise. This sort of exercise mainly focuses on the bum, legs and hips, which tend to be those areas that women struggle with more frequently. In order for women to make this work for them, they simply need to commit themselves to one hour every day. Bicycling A bicycle allows a person to burn between 500 and 1000 calories every hour, depending on how much effort they are putting into the exercise. Riding outside gives people something to focus on, other than their living room wall, and makes for a more interesting ride. Swimming Swimming can burn up to 800 calories per hour and is currently a very popular exercise that is used to help individuals in losing weight. This form of exe…