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When Giving Up Gluten is a Mistake

is Giving Up Gluten a Mistake?Giving up gluten altogether might sound like a good idea in light of all the recent dietary trends popping up, but it would be in your best interest to know all the facts before jumping on the bandwagon. Those who wish to optimize their food intake might find it beneficial to get rid of gluten in the foods they eat while others might not have the same positive results. To be educated on any matter, you have to understand the underlying issues as well as take into consideration both sides of the equation.

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What is the Promising New SURMOUNT-1 Obesity Drug Trial?

SURMOUNT-1 Obesity Drug

SURMOUNT-1 is an obesity drug trial for Tirzepatide that is currently going through the clinical trials to determine whether it is safe and effective.  This medication has not yet received the approval it needs from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be legally prescribed and sold in the United States. That said, it is in the process of doing so.

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Exercises That Work the Most Muscle Groups

Exercises that Work the Most Muscle GroupsWhen you are working out, you probably want to work the most muscle groups possible in a single visit to the gym. Although some people have a “leg day” or an “arm day,” you most likely want to kill more than one bird with your precious time and energy. In order to do that correctly, you are going to have to know which exercises target the largest number of muscles and which are only effective for one particular area.

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These 3 Good Snacking Habits Boost Your Weight Loss Strategy

3 Good Snacking Habits

Yes, there is such thing as good snacking habits, and yes, they can help support – or even boost – your weight loss strategy.  The key is to understand that food is not the enemy of healthy weight control. Instead, a healthy relationship with food and nutrition will help you to enjoy food, feel satisfied by what you eat, and still achieve your goals.

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How Exercise Increases Pain Tolerance

How Exercise Increases Pain ToleranceExercise increases pain tolerance in a spectrum of different ways. Of course, it depends on the workout you choose and the type of discomfort you’re feeling, but research has clearly shown that the threshold will rise with many forms of physical activity.

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Here’s Why a Great Workout Doesn’t Require Muscle Soreness

Though the once popular “no pain, no gain” expression isn’t used much anymore, the idea that muscle soreness is a vital component of a good workout has still managed to cling to our beliefs. It’s widely believed that if we want to get in shape, there is a certain amount of discomfort that we will need to endure along the way. That is, if it doesn’t hurt, it’s not going to get you to your goal. It’s unfortunate that this is such a sticky belief, because it’s not actually true.

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Things You Shouldn't Be Doing in Yoga Class

Do in Yoga ClassTaking a yoga class is supposed to be fun and rewarding, but that is nearly impossible if you are not doing it right. By the same token, spending too much time worrying about your technique could cause you some serious problems. It all boils down to knowing what you should and shouldn’t know while you are on the mat.

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Am I Healthy? Metrics Other Than Weight to Help You Know

Am I healthy Test

When was the last time you asked yourself “Am I healthy?” and honestly knew the answer? It’s not always an obvious thing to know.  That said, many people tend to look specifically at their weight in order to determine their healthfulness.  This is a common mistake, and it’s important to know the difference between being your “ideal” body weight and overall healthfulness.

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Exercises That Challenge Your Body and Your Mind

Exercises to Challenge Your Body and Your MindThere are some truly great exercises out there to challenge your body and your mind at the same time. These are the best types as they give your body the true challenge that it needs to change and transform. Yet at the same time, these types of exercises can also help to keep your mind sharp and facilitate an overall transformation.

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Spaghetti Squash is an Awesome Low-Cal, Low-Carb Pasta Alternative

low-carb pasta alternative spaghetti squash

If you’re looking for a great low-carb pasta alternative, you may be surprised to discover that you don’t need to go any further than your produce aisle at the grocery store.  Yes, you may already have had spiralized zucchini and that can be a great option depending on the flavor you’re looking for. Sheets of it can even work as lasagna noodles if you get your thickness and cooking time just right not to turn them into mush. That said, there’s another option you may never have tried before and that is absolutely incredible.

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