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But it’s not just the types of carbs that matter. The more carbs you eat, the more your blood sugar rises. “The glycemic index really doesn’t take into consideration how much you eat,” explains Dr. Somdat Mahabir, who studies cancer risk at NIH.
That’s why researchers came up with the concept of glycemic load. It captures both the types of carbs in a food and the amount of carbs in a serving. Essentially, it shows how a portion of food affects your blood sugar. Many things affect the glycemic load, including food processing, how ripe a fruit is, how a food is prepared and how long it’s been stored.
Perhaps one of the most thrilling aspects of this weight loss dieting program is that you get your own and personalized fitness coach. To be honest, this is something that you will definitely not come across with any other program out there.
In fact, as online health sites go, this is one of the best performers we have seen in terms of providing their customers with the capability to shed weight and improve their fitness. The end result is a great looking body, slim and toned figure and a much healthier aspect.
“Almost Alcoholic” and “Denial” Henry is a successful real estate broker. He inherited the business from his own father and then grew it. Now sixty, one of his three sons and his daughter are also brokers and partners in the family business. Henry is well known in the community, and has found over the years [...]
CIA Recipe: A Healthier Muffin for Your Valentine Muffin Makeovers Dispel the Low-Fat-is-Healthy Myth One of the most romantic things you can do for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day is to bring them breakfast in bed. But if you’re thinking it’s not healthy to indulge in any sweets for a Valentine’s Day meal this [...]
A Muffin Makeover: Dispelling the Low-Fat-Is-Healthy Myth Low-Fat Approach to Eating Hasn’t Reduced Obesity or Made People Healthier New Recipes for Healthier Muffins Using Whole Grains, Healthy Fats Low-fat processed foods are often higher in sugar, carbohydrates, or salt than their full-fat counterparts, according to many studies by the Harvard School of Public Health. “It’s [...]
Twelve tips for healthier eating in 2012 It’s not about individual nutrients anymore. For much of the 20th century, nutrition research focused largely on the health risks and benefits of single nutrients. The findings translated into public health messages telling us to reduce fat; limit cholesterol; increase fiber; get more calcium; take vitamins E, C, [...]
Meditation, stress management – extremely useful in things like migraine, irritable bowel syndrome, stomach ulcers, muscular-skeletal disorders, hypertension, heart disease, patients coping with cancer.
And yet it takes a lot of time to learn these techniques. So it is really a matter of great joy for me and a lot of gratification that today we have technology that can help people learn these mind-body techniques much more quickly than it did in the past. What it took for people, even yogis, several months or several years to learn, today can be facilitated through technology.
You’ll instantly enjoy a feeling of calmness and total mental clarity, and many of the deeper benefits will be realized within just a couple of weeks. Enjoy the sessions in the morning, and/or in the evening.
Use the CD to de-stress after a hard day at work. Use it on the train, with your iPod, to get into a state of peak performance for the day ahead. Use it whenever you need a mental boost and wish to sharpen your mind.
1000+ reps of daily ab work is an amazing feat of endurance, but that’s not how you get visible, 6-pack abs! Unfortunately, if your abs are covered up with a layer of fat, you will never see them even if you do 10,000 reps a day!
Personally, I only do about 15 minutes of ab work two times per week, with anywhere from two to four exercises for about 10-25 reps per exercise. Forget about thousands of reps of sit ups — it’s a waste of time. The reason my abs look the way they do is not from endless repetitions, but because I get my body fat down into the single digits with a highly specialized fat-burning diet program.