Editorial articles - Year 2016

Editorial articles published during the year 2016

Faster fit body by efficient workout

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Fit body by efficient workout


Are there any more efficient ways to work out than others and is it possible to burn fat really quickly? It sounds too good to be true, but there are really very short bursts of exercise than can really boost your health as well as efficiently help you out to both losing weight and getting fit much efficiently and faster. Find out how by reading this article.

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Are you at a Healthy Weight?

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The Healthy Weight should be accurate and unique to everyone. Here in we introduce some easy to follow steps to find out if you are at a healthy weight. For most people, these are good clues to whether or not they are at the right track. 

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Preventing overweight and obesity

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Avoiding obesity


Following a healthy lifestyle can help you to prevent overweight and obesity. Ideally, lifestyle habits should begin during childhood. Parents and families should encourage children to make healthy choices, such as following healthy diet habits and being physically active. But even at an elder age it is never too late to start having a health life style. Here are a few basic tips to avoid overweight and obesity in the future.


"Preventing is better than curing"

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What is better? Walking or running?

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running or walking? virtue stands in the middle


Walking and running are the most popular physical activities for adults. Whether one is preferable to the other in terms of health has long been a focus of debate. A variety of new studies are providing some answers. What's the conclusion? It depends almost completely on what you are hoping to achieve. In this article we provide all the answers to this intriguing question...

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Breaking down calories into nutrients need

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“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” ~Hippocrates


The ideal food intake recommendation for achieving a healthy weight should be based on your own personal food preferences ideally, following nutrient guidelines. The bottom line is that you have to control your calorie intake in order to have a healthy weight, regardless of the nutrient composition of your diet.


This article provides recommendations and tools for breaking down calories into carbohydrates, protein and fat needs depending on your total calorie intake. 

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Is your plan working? The Ideal Weight loss Rate

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The right weight loss rate

"Weight gains aren't failures, they're learning curves" ― Rachel Stevenson


Have you ever wonder how many pounds (or kg) you should be losing ideally per week if you were following the right plan? if so this is the right article for you

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The magic of olive oil

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Healthy living with olive oil

Being originally from Spain my compatriots will be disappointed if i do not dedicate one of my blogs to this wonder of nature. Olive oil, which is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, is a major component of the Mediterranean diet. Mediterranean Population have longer life expectancies and lower risks of heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke, compared with North Americans and Northern Europeans. Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) are considered a healthy dietary fat, as opposed to saturated fats and trans fats.


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Strategies for a successful Weight Loss

With tons of weight-loss programs, miracle diets, and fake ads promising quick and easy weight loss, the crude reality is much more different. For a successful weight loss we all require pretty much permanent healthy food habits in combination with regular exercise. But how do we make these long-term changes? If you are looking for the answer, this is the right article for you. Keep reading....


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Avoiding rebound after weight loss

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It is common in people trying to lose weight that once they have reached their ideal weight, they return to the habits they had before, which makes them regaining the weight they had, even much more. This is the called “rebound effect”. Here are the tips to keep you away from gaining any weight after weight loss. 


The big unknown

The most likely reason of the rebound effect is not well known by many people, even by doctors, fitness trainers and dieticians. The reason is probably that the targeted "Ideal Weight", which should be unique to any individual, has not been well calculated and preset... 

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The "must have" Ideal Weight apps

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If you are one of those people who like to do all by yourself, in this article you can find a short list of the "must have" weight loss and stay-healthy apps you can download to get in shape and lose weight with no help except the app and yourself. This is the way you can turn your smart phone into a personal trainer and dietician all for free.

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The ideal body weight

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"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live in" - Jim Rohn

Past vs present


The ideal human body weight has been a topic of debate for a very long time. In the past, many specialized fitness and weight loss journals and books used to publish "ideal weight" charts by only representing height vs weight. Readers looked at those charts and many found that they were really far away from their ideal weights. Then, they looked themselves in the mirror and wonder why they did not look that bad. This is probably because those charts were not accurate enough. The criterion (height represents weight) was simply not good enough to predict a proper healthy ideal weight.

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