Mind alcohol, get a buddy, mitigate cortisol, eat dense foods, and estimate for faster weightloss

The adrenal glands sit atop the kidneys. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ALCOHOL You booze, you lose: A daily serving of hooch may be better for keeping off weight than abstaining. Alcohol may increase leptin, a hormone that curbs your appetite for sweets. To get the perks with minimal calories, order a glass of sauvignon [...]

To achieve peak fitness you must be well, your body’s ability to resist stress and the stamina for physical and social activities

English: Line-up of Body Fitness competition. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   Being fit always brings to mind the idea of bulging muscles, superman strength and a to-die-for athletic built. But more important is wellness which is your body’s ability to resist stress and the stamina for physical and social activities. Being well is the [...]

How to calculate your calorie expenditure using resting basal metabolic rate?

According to Dr. Berning, Associate Professor of  Nutrition at the University of Colorado, to estimate how many calories you are burning  the simple step-by-step formula below for women uses Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) as a basis for the calculation. What is metabolism? Metabolism is the biochemical process of combining nutrients with oxygen to release the [...]

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