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Overview of Sugar Part 2 – Effects, Recommendations & Lowering Strategies

Americans' intake of sugar is way too high and it has no real value in the diet. We use sugar for energy which is the extent of what it's good for. Too much sugar leads to very serious health effects including obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Though...

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Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training, commonly known as picking heavy things up and putting heavy things down has always been thought of as an activity relegated to the bodybuilders, power lifters and professional athletes of the world. Casual gym goers sometimes limit themselves to treadmills, bikes and ellipticals rather than wading through...

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Importance of Cardiovascular Exercise

In recent years many studies have been released telling us of the benefits we see from a lifestyle rich in physical activity. Running, biking, swimming, sports and even walking can add to these benefits. Cardiovascular Disease The number one killer in most of the developed world is cardiovascular disease (CVD). As...

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