The weekend, for many, represents a break from routine. You have extra time! Not spare time to eat more or lounge around more, but to focus on your health! This is your perfect opportunity to fit in some exercise, plan your weekly menus and stock up on good wholesome foods for the week and relax.
Researchers have found yet another significant reason to reduce your total kilojoules-protecting your memory. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences discovered that a 30% reduction in total kilojoules for 3 months by eating smaller portions, showed a 20% improvement in memory performance.
Losing weight appears to be the easy part initially. However, maintenance is just as important, and can be tricky if not controlled straight away. After having done the hard work of losing weight by reducing your energy intake and exercising hard, it does not stop there. To be successful long-term you need to adopt a strong mind and realistic attitude and remain motivated.
A perfect way to exercise that suits all fitness levels, lifestyles and even better it’s free!! Walking has a low injury risk and is an effective weight-loss tool. It really sells itself-its excuses free.
Metabolic syndrome is on the rise in Australia. According to the Australian Diabetes and Obesity Lifestyle survey 30% of adults diagnosed with this condition. Many of us are unfamiliar with the term, yet this condition is becoming dangerously common. It is a cluster of conditions that increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Weight loss, anti-aging and increased energy are just a few of the benefits that supposedly transpire from the wonder supplement Resveratrol.Is it possible for one supplement to deliver so much?Dr David Sinclair, an Australian Scientist from HarvardUniversity believes so after his research with mice showed enormous health benefits and a dramatic increase in life span.
Hypno-dieting could well become the weight loss craze of the 2009. It involves no restrictive eating, rigorous exercise plans or any planning. Sound too good to be true? Well lets have a look at how it works.
Hypno-dieting has been brought to the fore by UK hypnotherapist Susan Hepburn, who claims to have a 98% success rate, including celebrities such as Geri Halliwell and Lily Allen. Hepburn claims that she “doesn’t like diets. They mess you up. What I do isn’t a diet”. Her methods work in a subconscious way and maintains that “if you want to exercise or make healthy choices, I simply put that into your subconscious mind: I make you believe you can do it."