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Fitness

Saunas & Melting Calories

 June 2, 2017

How can we get the benefits of exercise without actually exercising?  The fitness experts of the last century had two ways of marketing their workouts.  These were through programs or devices that were either so easy a child could do it, or they pushed you to experience limits you didn’t think possible.  Following that workout […]

Ovarian Cancer Deaths Decline

 May 31, 2017

Between 2002 and 2012 ovarian cancer deaths fell and are predicted to continue to decline in the USA, European Union and in Japan, in a smaller degree, by 2020.  This prediction is according to new research published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology.  The use of oral contraceptives and the long-term protection against […]

Obesity & Cancer

 May 28, 2017

Evidence from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) shows that people carrying extra body fat increases the risk for 11 types of cancer.  This includes postmenopausal breast and endometrial cancer.  How long women have been overweight and obese, suggests that if they keep their weight steady and/or lose weight, even small amounts, it may […]

Why Charley Horses?

 May 15, 2017

Exactly what is a charley horse? This is a muscle cramp that is particularly in your calf muscles and an incredibly common condition that results in your muscles. They become tight, stiff and extremely painful. In an adult, there’s a good chance you’ve had one at some point or another during your lifetime. The name […]

Understanding Cholesterol

 May 13, 2017

When your cholesterol is high, there is an increased risk of heart disease. This causes immediate myths about saturated fats, which demonizes certain categories of food. Egg and healthy oils are two of them. We are all advised to keep our cholesterol as low as possible or we will suffer serious complications. However, this is […]

Let’s Build A Butt

 May 6, 2017

Does your “rear view” need a makeover or a lift? Here are a few hints on what you can do to achieve that “perfect” Brazilian butt you are always seeing on TV. The muscles known as the glutes define the shape of the buttocks. That includes the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, plus […]

What Good is Sesame Oil?

 April 28, 2017

Share on your website : <blockquote class="embedly-card"><h4><a href="\\freddabranyon.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/INFOGRAPHICS-What-Good-is-Sesame-Oil.jpg">null</a></h4><p>null</p></blockquote> <script async src="//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js" charset="UTF-8"></script> A popular and edible oil that adds a rich, nutty flavor to your foods, is sesame oil. It is high in omega-6 fats and can provide certain health benefits, when moderately and properly used. This oil is derived from sesame (Sesamum indicum), which […]

Yo-yo Dieting and Gut Bacteria

 July 22, 2016

Poor gut bacterial diversity may be part of the struggle by obese dieters to keep weight off. A new study was presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology. There are ten bacteria living on and in every cell that makes up the body. Therefore, the diversity of bacterial species in our system has a huge […]

Hard to Lose Weight After 50?

 July 1, 2016

Why is it so hard to lose weight after 50? It’s been so much easier to gain weight since passing that 50 mark than it is to lose it. The numbers just keep creeping up every year, no matter what I seem to do. The truth is, your metabolism begins to slow down after you […]

5 Ways Exercise Influences Better Life Changes

 June 29, 2016

Exercise and physical activities have tons of health advantages. However, staying fit through exercise and constantly moving your body can also affect your daily routine and lead to better life decisions. Although it is already proven by experts in the health field, having a regular exercise routine or engaging in physical activities is still a […]