How Toxins in Our Diet Can Affect Our Health

Are you careful about what you eat? Do you make sure that you’re drinking milk for the calcium and vitamins A and D? Do you take the time to make sure that you’re eating enough fruits and vegetables? Do you eat fish and other lean proteins because you know that they’re supposed to be good for you? Do you take a vitamin supplement daily? We are told that these are things that are supposed to be good for us. We hear that milk is good for us and that it can help us to lose weight – something that cuts the risk of diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. Fruits and vegetables provide us with fiber, fluids, vitamins and minerals. …

How much water to drink

There’s no easy answerto how much water you should drinkevery day.Just as you are unique, so are your water needs. How much water you need depends on many factors, including your health status, how active you are and where you live. Though no single formula fits all people, several guidelines are available to help you. Health benefits of water Water is crucial to your health. It makes up, on average, 60 percent of your body weight. Every system in your body depends on water.Lack of water can lead to dehydration, a condition that occurs when you don’t have enough water in your body to carry on normal functions. Even mild dehydration can sap your energy and make you tired. Dehydration …

Is Coffee Good For You or Bad For You?

Many sober, law abiding people who would never dream of knowingly ingesting a mind- altering drug, actually consume one every day—caffeine! Caffeine is so pervasive in our culture and in many other cultures that we often forget it is actually a drug that affects our brain. Caffeine is present in coffee, tea, many cola drinks and over the counter medications. The most common way that most of us ingest caffeine is in the form of coffee. And some of us drink many cups of coffee in a day. If you are one of those people who drinks a lot of coffee daily, you probably wonder what all that coffee is doing to you. Is coffee really bad for you, or …

Ingredients Commonly Found in Fat Burners

The term commonly used with fat burning supplements is often thermogenics, which as the name suggests, has to do with temperature. These supplements have been shown to help increase the body’s temperature enabling the body’s ability to burn calories as heat; to be used as energy, thereby preventing them from being stored a fat. Effective thermogenic supplements are those that contain key ingredients that create a fat burning ‘thermogenic’ environment by working together and in synergy. Some of these ingredients also aid in reducing appetite and spiking an increase in short-term energy. Such common ingredients are: Alpha Lipoic Acid • Prevents cellular damage (from free radicals), reduces oxidative stress, lowers blood sugar • Increases energy levels • Powerful insulin potentiator …

3 Steps To Great Abs!

Myth: You need to work your abs everyday. Truth: The best way to develop abdominal strength and tone is to work your abs to exhaustion. You need to allow your abdominal muscles to recover..this equates to 24-48 hours of rest time between workouts. Increase the intensity of your workouts gradually. If you overdo it, not only will you be excessively sore (a little soreness is a good thing, it signifies that you have worked the muscle enough for it to repair itself and become stronger in the process), but you may discourage yourself because you will need more rest time than normal and it will be harder to do your ab exercises. Myth: The more situps you do, the better. …