In today’s fast moving and high technology world, people are more conscious about their body, which includes their appearance, height, weight and most importantly their waistline. A fit body is what we all pine for. Continue Reading
Inactivity is as risky as smoking!
Exercise should be pair of our daily lifestyle, but how many of us are actually following the exercise rule? Lack of any exercise can lead to various health problems. Over eating with less exercise can weaken the body muscles, create stiff joints and increase your risk of developing all kinds of heart diseases. Continue Reading
Boosting metabolism is something all weight watchers are trying to achieve. However, your body burns calories due to many different factors. While certain people inherit a speedy metabolism, few others have low metabolism, leading them to gain faster than others. Also, men burn more calories than women, even while resting. Metabolism slows down steadily after age 40. You can’t control your age, gender, or genetics; but there are several other ways to improve your metabolism. Continue Reading
Nowadays, in this fast growing world things are changing rapidly. If we go back in history, we see how man preferred homemade food. But now, dependence on an unhealthy food is growing. Seeing, smelling or even listening to music can make us hungry. Thinking about tempting foods can make us salivate. We take food for granted and that is why young children become obese. 70% of Americans are overweight or obese. According to CDC report, 36% of Americans are obese and 34% are overweight. One must determine how much calories he need on a daily basis. The number of calories one needs varies on the basis of height, weight or physical activity. Factors like basal metabolic rate, physical activities and thermo effect of food helps to calculate one’s calorie need. Excess intake of calories is the main reason one gains weight but there are other reasons as well. To keep a track of your calorie intake is always the best way of weight loss. Continue Reading
Water is a necessity. Not only it is essential for man’s survival but offers a simple way to loose weight as well. Doctors recommend drinking at least 8-10 glasses of water a day, which is really effective in weight loss. The benefits of water are never ending. Water is the most popular drink, taking preference over soft drinks. Water helps to maintain balance of body fluids. It helps to control calories. Continue Reading