Posts Tagged ‘online weight management programs’

July 2018 Nutrition Newsletter

New research suggests that fat cells can be altered by the fatty acid palmitic acid (found in palm oil, dairy products, and meat) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), a hormone associated with inflammation. Cells that have not fully matured are known as “precursor” cells. These cells have the potential to become muscle, fat, or…

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Muscles of the Arm and How to Tone Them

Whether you are already in shape or simply looking to start a workout routine for the first time, having toned arms is something that many of us desire. The purpose of this article is to guide you through the major muscles of the arm and how to target each one in a way that will…

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Injury Prevention For Exercise

Most athletes are familiar with the “good kind” of pain. The burning in your muscles and the sheer physical exhaustion that signals you’ve pushed your body past its limits in an effort to build it into something stronger. Unfortunately, that’s not the only type of pain that comes with exercise. An injury due to overexertion…

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What Makes a Food Processed?

The world of food can be so confusing at times. There was a time when it was clear what food was – it came directly from nature – whether foraging, hunting, or farming.   Now there are so many things we eat that don’t resemble a natural food.  Michael Pollan has a famous quote, he…

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9 Benefits Of Pilates And How This Workout Works

Pilates is a workout routine that was introduced to the masses in the 1920s by Joseph Pilates. The main purpose of Pilates is perfect body coordination with emphasis on strengthening the body and obtaining perfect spinal alignment for proper posture. A number of machines are used in Pilates to improve body flexibility (The Reformer, the…

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Guide To Choosing a Safe and Successful Online [Weight Management Program]

Are you looking for a personal trainer in Gilbert, AZ? Have you been considering trying a weight loss program? If so, you’re not alone. Many people try to shed those extra pounds through different types of weight loss programs, and one way is through online programs. But how do you know which online weight management…

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Thickeners – What You Need to Know

Thickeners are one of many ingredients added to processed foods. And they do just that: thicken. They absorb water and form a gel-like consistency. They’re often used to make foods thick and creamy, without having to add a lot of fat.  Thickeners also tend to emulsify and stabilize foods they’re added to. Emulsification allows fats…

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What to do About a Leaky Gut

Leaky gut is also known as increased intestinal permeability. It’s when the cells lining our intestines (gut) separate a bit from each other. They’re supposed to be nice and tightly joined to the cell beside it; this is to allow certain things into our bodies (like nutrients), and keep other things out.   When the…

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The Benefits Of Swimming For Fitness

Swimming is one of those exercises that’s hard to hate, since it’s gentle and yet fun at the same time. Most people enjoy a dip in the pool, so why not turn that dip into some laps as a form of exercise? There are many fitness benefits that one can get from swimming. If you’re…

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