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Low Carb vs No Carb Diet: Which is Better for Weight Loss?

Low Carb vs No Carb Diet

Let the low carb vs no carb diet debate begin!  Both types of eating strategy have their fans and have become highly popular. As a result, this has left many people wondering which of the two is better for weight loss.  Which one is the best option to get rid of the pounds and keep them from coming back?

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The Benefits of Inversion Exercises for the Spine

Benefits of Inversion Exercises Finding the perfect exercise when you have issues with your spine can sometimes be a difficult task. You need to be careful not to do anything that could make matters worse, but you want to remain as physically active as possible, nonetheless. There are several spinal benefits of inversion exercises, which explains why it is so quickly becoming one of the most popular methods for people who have problems in that area.

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Is Your Weight Gain Part of a Widespread North American Food Addiction?

Food Addiction and Weight

Food addiction is gaining ground in the medical community but is not yet widely accepted in mainstream medical circles.  The research isn’t there yet, though the body of evidence is growing.  While it may not yet be listed in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) among addictions, it might not be long before it finds a place there.  The debate is rising, and the studies are starting to support the claims.

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Your Gym Membership

How to Get Rid of Your Gym Membership

Ready to get rid of your gym membership?  It’s a decision many of us face at various times in our lives.  There’s nothing wrong with signing up to classes or to use the machines and equipment at your own pace. However, if you just aren’t using it to the point that it’s worth your while, or you’re looking for areas where you can trim extra expenses from your life, this is certainly an option worth considering.

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Can Losing Weight Cause Hair Loss?

Does Losing Weight Cause Hair Loss

Can losing weight cause hair loss?  Is it possible that more strands are falling out because you’re also shedding unwanted pounds? The unfortunate news is that yes, it can be the case. The good news is that it is only in certain specific circumstances, and it is typically both preventable and temporary if it does happen.

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The Most Effective Lower Ab Workouts

Effective Lower Ab Workouts

Getting your belly into great shape can be an easy task if you know what you are doing. Sometimes people have a little trouble with that lower ab area, though, and as a result they need to know about the most effective lower ab workouts.

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Processed Carbs Are as Important as Calories to Your Weight Loss

Processed Carbs and Weight Loss

Processed carbs are proving to be more of a problem in our diets than we used to believe.  Nobody has ever truly believed that they were choosing fast food for the nutrition value, after all. However, as it turns out, highly processed carbohydrates actually have more of an impact on our weight than previously believed.  In fact, new research is now suggesting that they are having as much of an impact as overeating and caloric intake on the challenges we face in losing weight, and on the prevalence of obesity and overweight rates worldwide.

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The Risks Associated with Using Artificial Sweeteners while Dieting

Risks from Artificial Sweeteners while DietingThough it might be new information to you, you should understand why artificial sweeteners while dieting are not automatically a good idea. It’s important to understand, first and foremost, that these are made up of substances that do not provide nutrition.  Therefore, deciding whether or not they are appropriate for you needs to be a consideration of their own inherent risks and the risks compared to what you are replacing – typically speaking, sugar.

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Calories Burned After Exercise Drops in Obesity Patients

Calories Burned After Exercise in Obesity

Recent obesity research has revealed some shocking and rather frustrating news, which is that the number of calories burned after exercise actually fall in people whose BMI is greater than 30.0.  This was the result of a study into resting burning rates by a team at the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and from the University of Roehampton.

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Which Is More Effective for Losing Weight: Diet or Exercising?

Diet or Exercising for Weight LossWhen we want to lose weight, many of us always return to the same basic question: Do we need diet or exercising more? The truth is that you need both to enjoy long-term weight loss, yet so few of us really understand that and work to make the requisite changes.

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