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  • Wellness

    Are Nuts Healthy Or Not?

    There are so many debates on whether or not nuts are healthy. Many dieticians believe they are too high in fat and should be avoided at all costs. Instead, others suggest only eating the nuts that have fewer calories and avoid eating those with the extra calories and fat.

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    Injury & the Importance of Recovery

    Some people find it difficult to give up their gym routine even when they have an injury. Day in, day out, people push themselves in spite of the pain. But, admirable as it may seem, this is a horrible decision to make for long term fitness.

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    Water & Metabolism: Importance of Drinking Water

    The supplements market is crammed full of pills and shakes mixes that claim to “boost metabolism.” The claim has become a bit of a buzzword in terms of fitness terminology, but rarely are these claims substantiated. Instead of wasting time on questionable substances, go with the tried and true metabolism booster: Water.

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    Dieting: Ways to Control Appetite

    One of the major issues with losing weight is controlling your appetite. Even with proper exercise and commitment with dieting, moving away from your established eating schedule and usual portions can put a strain on your efforts to lose weight. Here are a few methods to your control appetite, and shed pounds to attain your ideal shape.

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    Becoming a Better Basketball Player

    Basketball is an exciting sport to play and a fantastic cardio workout. While the more laid-back individual might just be content with some high-quality exercise, the competitive desire to play well will likely drive even the most casual players to improve. Here are a few tips on how to become a better basketball player.

  • Wellness

    How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

    Every year there are millions of people diagnosed with diabetes. The most typical type of diabetes is type 2. What this means is that the pancreas makes more insulin to try to get the glucose into the cell?

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    Healthy, Wellness

    Misconceptions of Sleep & How They Help You Understand Sleep Better

    Each person has a perception regarding their sleep. Some may feel that they are receiving adequate amounts of sleep when the reality is that they are not, and vice versa. The pitfall to these perceptions is that it can lead to a person not seeking medical advice when it is warranted, or they may end up spending countless hours worrying about a problem that is nonexistent.

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    Carbohydrates: Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid of Them

    A major fitness fad that has been trending for nearly two decades is that of cutting carbohydrates from your diet. Numerous fitness programs portray carbohydrates in a negative light and set up systems to curb the intake of these nutrients. Subscribing to the idea that carbs are unhealthy is dangerously ignorant, and could hurt your body in the long run. Here are a few reasons why you should never be afraid of carbohydrates.

  • Wellness

    Healthy Foods That Wreck Your Diet

    Ever wonder if the foods you’re choosing are making you healthy? If you are eating what you think are the right kinds of foods and still feel unhealthy, don’t worry there’s a reason for that. The foods that you thought were healthy to your diet are harmful. According to Dr. Oz, these are the six healthy foods that wreck your diet.

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    Back Muscles: Three Important Exercises

    Taking care of your back is important, and failing to do so can make life difficult. Strengthening it lets you get more mileage out of the muscle group, and prevent nagging injuries in the future. These three exercises can are perfect for building muscle and preserving structure in your back.