Obesity

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Lowkal Stevia – A better Sugar alternative

Recent studies have concluded that sugar is toxic irrespective of its calories and irrespective of weight. Sugar delivers “empty calories” — calories unaccompanied by fiber, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Large amounts of fructose from added sugars get turned into fat in the liver. Taking lot of sugar in food can lead to insulin resistance which predisposes […]

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3 Genes That May Influence Your Weight Loss Success

Ask anyone what they need to do to lose weight and words like “diet” and “exercise” will be tossed around. And while these two steps are certainly important in your journey towards a healthier life, you may not have considered one other very important factor—genetics.  More and more, scientists are discovering the very key role […]

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Trouble Losing Weight: Five Contributing Factors You May Not be Aware of

Getting to a healthy weight is an important factor for staying healthy and for combating certain illnesses. Be that as it may, losing weight and keeping it off can be a lot trickier than you may have imagined. While we understand the importance of putting the right foods in our bodies and getting enough exercise […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup: Harmless Sugar Replacement or Public Health Concern?

High fructose corn syrup is found in nearly every processed food in American grocery stores. From sodas to baked goods, and basically everything in between, you can be sure that these products contain corn syrup somewhere on their ingredient list. Health experts and organic food proponents have for several years decried the heavy influence that […]

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Obesity complications: Associated Pathologies

Obesity can result in various Disorders and pathologies: Lecture notes Obesity , as known from various Studies, is an associated cause for increase in morbidity and mortality. There is  50–100% increase in risk of death from all causes compared to normal weight people, mostly due to cardiovascular causes. Mortality rates rise as obesity increases, particularly […]

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Dieting for weight loss : An Unhealthy practice

Dieting and Weightloss: A vicious Cycle? Body normally stores Reserve energy in form of fat, and utilizes it in time of starvation or hunger. Fat in fact is a good friend of human that can be worst foe as well. Obesity is one of the most concerning problem in the developed countries. Obesity itself is […]

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How to calculate BMI ?

BMI means Body Mass Index. Nowadays BMI calculators are available online which makes calculation quick and easy. But this post can be helpful if you want to know how it is calculated. Its really simple. You can just use the formulas given below: Formulae : 1. Metric System or MKS system: BMI = Weight or […]

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Simple Calories Burned Calculator

A Calorie is a unit of energy supplied by food. Overweight and obesity result from an energy imbalance. This involves eating too many calories and not getting enough physical activity. All foods contain calories regardless of its class (carbohydrate, fat, protein, etc.). Calories burned during exercise is influenced by body weight, workout intensity, conditioning level and […]

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