Diet

Beginner’s Diet

Failed diets and out of control obesity may lead you to believe that losing weight is difficult but it is quite easy, at least on paper. The only thing you need to do is keep the calories that you burn greater than the calories that you eat. So why...

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Is BMI reliable?

The body mass index (BMI) is a tool that is used to asses health risk based on weight and height. Each height has a different healthy weight range, above which, risks of certain conditions such as heart disease, strokes and diabetes increase. What is BMI for? BMI is a great tool...

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How do I turn fat into muscle?

One of the biggest myths in the exercise world is that you can turn fat into muscle. Fat and muscle are two entirely different tissues. Fat is made up of triglycerides and muscle is made up of proteins. There is no mechanism to turn triglycerides into protein. Turning fat...

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What are crash diets?

Crash diets are plans that severely restrict your calorie intake for a few days in hopes that you will lose a lot of weight in a very short period of time. Unfortunately, crash diets promise to much and delivers too little. While they do result in a lot of...

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