Healthy Diet Plan

Healthy Diet Plan

A healthy diet plan is the secret for healthy and long living. Healthy food habits leads to a healthy life where as unhealthy food habits leads to a diseased body. It is important to nourish the body with the entire vital ingredient like fruits, vegetables, cereals and pulses.

Combinations of all these vital elements like proteins, vitamins, minerals are essential for serving different food group like people with different age, activity, body size, etc. It becomes important for a person to eat a variety of healthy food in order to get maximum recommended nutrition from the food groups. Increase the intake of green vegetables and fiber in your meal as they are a good source of nutrition...

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Type 2 Diabetes – Manageable Or Even Prevented With A Healthy Diet

Type 2 Diabetes – Manageable Or Even Prevented With A Healthy Diet

Type 2 Diabetes is by far the most common form of diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects your body’s ability to metabolize sugar (specifically glucose), your body’s main source of fuel. It has also gone by the name adult-onset diabetes. That description is becoming increasingly inappropriate as the “new epidemic” of children developing type 2 diabetes has brought the disease to an entirely new population. An enormous number of people in the US have diabetes – 26 million, or nearly one in every ten Americans. The disease is still primarily one of adults and the elderly: 11 percent of Americans over the age of 20 have diabetes, and an astonishing 27 percent of seniors. Reverse Type 2 Diabet...

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Top 10 Fitness Tips For Weight Loss Exercise

Top 10 Fitness Tips For Weight Loss Exercise

If you’ve been scanning the expert advice columns looking for weight loss tips, we have good news for you! We’ve compiled a top ten list of tips on losing weight with exercise. This free advice is guaranteed to help you lose inches, burn fat, and look absolutely fantastic! So what are you waiting for? Check out this fitness advice guide now…..

1) Our first fitness tip is that it’s important to exercise regularly. While that’s been sound advice for years, unfortunately very few people are following it. Only 45 percent of adults are getting the recommended minimum: 30 minutes a day, at least four days a week...

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Foundation To Successful Weight Loss

Foundation To Successful Weight Loss is a healthy lifestyle

We’ve all been tempted by quick fix diets, weight loss inventions and other quick, easy weight loss schemes. I know I have. The truth is, the foundation to successful weight watching is a healthy diet and lifestyle, combined with exercise.

This is easier said than done with today’s fast paced, constantly on the go lifestyle that most of us live. It sure seems easier to run through a fast food drive through for lunch or grab a mocha latte for a pick me up. I’m guilty of doing this myself. But in the long run, you’ll save time and energy by simply having a healthy diet and lifestyle plus exercising 30 minutes a day.

The pants tell the truth...

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Fuel Usage During Exercise

Fuel Usage During Exercise

The type of substrate (fuel) and the rate at which it is utilized during exercise is largely dependent on the intensity and duration of the exercise. During strenuous exercise there is an obligatory demand for carbohydrate (CHO) oxidation that must be met; fat oxidation cannot substitute. In contrast, there is an increase in fat oxidation during prolonged moderate intensity exercise as carbohydrate fuels are depleted. Fats are also more dominant in long duration exercise since fat oxidation requires more oxygen than does carbohydrate oxidation.

Fuel Selection During Exercise

Again, fats are the primary source of fuel for muscle during low-intensity exercise (70% of VO2max)...

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