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How to control your cholesterol

How to control your cholesterol

How to control your cholesterol

The cholesterol has been for the past few years one of the top subjects debated in medical TV programs, magazines and online articles. The interest showed for this subject is entitled because a high level of cholesterol indicates a serious health problem and could be life threatening.

Unlike the general impression, cholesterol is not really a fat. The cholesterol is an essential steroid that can be found in the cell membranes. Its main function is to create membrane permeability and fluidity, also contributing to the synthesis of bile acid, hormones and different vitamins. (more…)

Bad eating habits

Bad eating habits

Bad eating habits

Wrong eating habits can have a disastrous effect on your weight and also on your health. The first step to a healthier life is to find out all those bad habits, and after that, removing them from your daily routine. The most common bad eating habits are:

Skipping over breakfast

You don’t have the time or the mood to eat a good breakfast? Think again! Your body needs the food to get through the next few hours. If you don’t eat your blood sugar will lower and you will feel tired and with no mood to work. (more…)

Lose weight with Montignac Diet

Lose weight with Montignac Diet

Lose weight with Montignac Diet

In a world where the number of over-weighed people is growing fast, diets are in vogue. There are hundreds of diets available on the internet, in magazines, on the TV and in the bookstores. One of the most famous diets that proved to be efficient over the years is the Montignac Diet, also known as “French Diet”.

Montignac method is not really a diet, because it doesn’t impose the reducing of the amount of food. This is more like a nutritional concept, suggesting a balanced way of eating.  The Montignac method is based on the Glycemic Indexes (GI) concept, Michel Montignac being the first to ever use it for people wanting to lose weight, back in 1980s. (more…)

How to eat and lose weight

How to eat and lose weight

How to eat and lose weight

Many people that want to lose weight think that the only way to do that is to eat less. This measure does work, but is not the only way. Is possible to lose weight and eat as much as before. You only need to respect some simple rules.

– First of all start exercise every day. You can start with 10 minutes walks and increase the intensity and duration slowly in time. (more…)