Friday, September 17, 2010

13 HEALTHY FOODS That Can Make You Fat

Some so­-called smart eats are just junk food in disguise. Cut back on them and your thighs will thank you.

Chips, gooey desserts, anything that starts with fried — you know to fight off these calorie cows with a stick. What's tricky is that some foods with famously healthy reputations are actually worse for your weight than the snacks in vending machines and drive-throughs. We fill you in on what they are and why they keep you from hitting that golden number on the scale.

1.Sushi Rolls
The veggies and seaweed wrap are low-cal, but a lot of the most popular rolls are slathered with cream cheese or mayo (e.g., in that spicy sauce that comes on many options), and the seafood inside may be tempura-battered. Thanks to those ingredients, a standard roll can clock in at 500 to 600 calories. Also, soy sauce is loaded with sodium. It won't make you gain weight, but it'll cause you to retain water, so your jeans will feel (and look) tighter.

2.Dried Fruit
Cup for cup, dried fruit has five to eight times more calories than the fresh kind because it has been dehydrated and is much denser. Fresh grapes, for example, have 60 calories per cup, while raisins have 460. And many brands add sugar, amping up the calorie count even more.

Since it's loaded with good-for-you nuts and oats, it's too bad that they add oil to make it crisp and tons of sugar for more yumminess. One bowl racks up around 500 calories. Other cereals with the same nutrients but less oil and sugar pack half that.

4.Bran Muffins
Whether it's plain bran or mixed with apples or bananas, the fiber fills you up, sure, but considering all the sugar and butter it delivers, a bran muffin is basically just a round slice of cake. One weighs in at about 20 grams of fat, 420 calories, and 34 grams of sugar.

You put so little into your coffee, it seems like a harmless way to get calcium - especially when compared to full-fat cream. But a few spoonfuls per cup of joe two or three times a day quickly turns into 200 or more calories plus the same amount of fat as a big pat of butter!

No matter what you put in it, the average wrap is a major offender. If you roll it out, it can be 1 foot across — seriously — and pack up to 300 calories. Since the surface area is way bigger than two slices of bread, you coat it with a lot more mayo or dressing than you would a sub or sandwich.

7.Bottled Teas
Most store-bought brands are souped up with sugar or honey, which are crazy-caloric sweeteners. Oh, and one bottle can contain two or more servings, bringing the calorie count to almost 200 — similar to a bottle of soda.

8.Rice Cakes
These light snacks are fat-free and low in calories, but they're also completely lacking in fiber or protein — ingredients that experts say actually curb hunger. That means downing two or three won't do anything but add more calories to your daily total and leave you craving something with substance. And limit the flavored kinds — they don't satisfy you more and they tend to have lots of sugar or sodium.

9.Veggie Burgers
Sure, skipping beef in lieu of a meat-free patty may save you a little fat and cholesterol. But depending on the brand and what you put on it, you could easily end up housing more than 1,000 calories. The cheese that often binds the veggies together and the huge size of the burgers are anything but diet-friendly. Add a bun and some ketchup and you might as well have had the quarter-pounder.

Reaching your recommended daily fruit-serving goal by getting it in liquid form might be the reason you can't fit into last year's LBD. A 16-ounce bottle of OJ or apple juice has 55 grams of carbohydrates, the equivalent of five slices of bread. And most of that is sugar — a whopping 12 spoonfuls of it.

11.Diet Microwave Meals
The lean ready-to-eat dishes tend to be high in sodium — since the manufacturers can't rely on calorie-rich fat to make the stuff taste good, they resort to salt. As a result, scarfing them will make you retain water, especially in your arms and legs, leaving you puffy.

There's nothing better for you or your waist than naked veggies, but the shredded cheese, candied nuts, croutons, and globs of dressing often make salads as caloric as an oversize dish of pasta. And nutritionists are quick to point out that innocent-sounding vinaigrettes, though not as fattening as ranches, can be almost as high-cal.

Order this health food at a restaurant and what you'll most likely get is a plateful of sodium, calories, saturated fat, and even sugar. Tofu itself isn't the issue — the problem is that the white stuff is so bland, it's often served doused in decadent sauces then deep-fried to give it flavor and texture, making it a diet disaster.

By Zoe Ruderman

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THE 10 BEST weight-loss tips ever
The 10 best weight-loss tips ever for dieting sucks and never seems to work long-term anyway. These easy habits will slim you down.

Losing pounds doesn't have to be torture (we're looking at you, cayenne-pepper cleanse). Adopt at least three of these behaviors-  they're simple to integrate into your day-to-day routine, and all are enthusiastically backed by nutritionists — and you'll be thinner and healthier in days. (Plus, the weight will stay off.)

Grazing between meals used to be on the weight-loss hit list. But nutritionists now know that it's better to satisfy a craving with healthy grub than ignore it and risk a junk-food binge later. The best picks are filling, protein-packed snacks, such as one stick of string cheese, a tablespoon of peanut butter on a piece of fruit, or a medium-size bowl of edamame.

Dining while viewing can make you take in 40 percent more calories than usual, reports a new study. And texting, driving, or any other distracting activity during a meal can also result in your eating too much. Instead, make each meal something you put on a plate and sit down to, even if you're eating solo.

If your regular weight increases several days in a row, it's a red flag letting you know you need to cut back a little or beef up your workouts slightly.

Doing 5 minutes each of push-ups, lunges, and squats (in 30-second intervals) will help build and maintain muscle mass. The more muscle you have, the higher your metabolism will be, so you'll torch more calories as you go about your day.

Next time your mind gets stuck on a certain food, call a friend and redirect your brain by asking how her day's going. Research shows that cravings only last about 5 minutes, so by the time you hang up, the urge to devour junk will have subsided.

An a.m. meal made up mostly of carbs and protein with some fat keeps blood-sugar levels steady and hunger pangs away so you're not susceptible to pigging out come lunch, studies show. Opt for something satisfying for your stomach and taste buds — like egg whites and turkey bacon with whole-wheat toast.

One innocent-looking margarita or cosmopolitan can rack up hundreds of calories that do nothing to quench your appetite. Treat yourself just on the weekends and cut back somewhere else or stick to a glass of wine, light beer, or vodka and soda — three drinks that each have about 100 calories per serving.

Fruit has no fat and is mostly water, so it'll fill you up while leaving less room on your plate (and in your stomach) for high-cal fare. Don't freak about fruit's carb count — we're talking the good kind of carbohydrates that contain lots of healthy fiber.

Getting to bed just 30 minutes earlier and waking up 30 minutes later than you normally do can help you make better food choices, researchers report. Also, when you're well-rested, you're less prone to snacking out of fatigue or stress.

When you feel your willpower breaking, conjure up a mental picture of yourself when you looked and felt slim. The visual motivation keeps you focused on your goal weight and reminds you that it is attainable, since you've achieved it before.

By : Zoe Ruderman

sources: nutrition and weight-reduction specialist Jana Klauer, md, author of The Park Avenue Nutritionist's plan; Natalie Rosensock, rd; certified personal trainer Jason Walsh

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Monday, August 30, 2010

WHY Madonna is risking $1.5 million for the love of coconut water ?
Coconut water soared in popularity when Madonna's cash invested U.S. $ 1.5 million for a company producing coconut water. Caused so infatuated with the benefits of green coconut water, for the sake of fitness she was willing to spend a lot of money for it.

Really all claims against the properties of coconut water, such as lowering cholesterol, increase metabolism, and prevent diabetes? Really young coconut water to replace lost body fluids?

Registered dietitian and spokesperson for the American Dietetics Association Andrea Giancoli, mentioning, coconut water does have some properties and nutritional value. However, not all outstanding claims is true.

Coconut water has a green coconut particularly high potassium content. "Most people don’t get enough potassium because they don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables. Coconut water contains more potassium than bananas," he said. Medium-sized banana has 451 milligrams of potassium. While one ounce of coconut milk has 660 milligrams of potassium.

In addition, green coconut water to replace body fluids due to dehydration after sport. Giancoli called, is best when the coconut water obtained directly from fresh fruit.

However, when buying the product packaging, he was warned to pay attention to labels on packaged coconut water drinks before buying. Some products of coconut water was added sugars and calories.

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BENEFITS of Coconut Water
• No cholesterol, low carbohydrate, low fat, low natural sugar and 99% fat free
• Function as an isotonic drink for all ages
• Content of saline and albumen in it to help solve cases of cholera
• Effects of drug absorption and electrolyte help facilitate the entry of drugs into the bloodstream
• Cytokinin as an ingredient of anti aging and anti cancer.
• Coconut water can be a substitute for blood plasma as a sterile, does not produce heat, doesn’t destroy red blood cells and can be directly received by the body
• Make a melodious voice
• Helping to overcome kidney stones and stones in the urinary tract
• Drink a natural for babies who suffer from intestinal disorders
• Maintaining the body's natural fluid levels of dehydration
• Suitable consumed as a natural beverage while to calm down, meditation, driving, eating, running, aerobics, work, exercise, or other type of event
• Helps the body fight the virus that causes influenza, herpes, and AIDS
• Helps control diabetes
• Helps prevent osteoporosis
• Keeping your body cool and at the right temperature
• Make it easy defecation
• Strengthening the health of the thyroid function
• Helps kill the worm pinworm
• Helps kill the parasites Giardia lamblia
• Improved digestion
• The source of quick energy
• Relieves stress the pancreas and enzyme systems of the body
• Assist mengtasi gallbladder disease
• Helps to overcome fungal infection Candida
• Prevent the growth of Mycoplasma
• Helps to overcome eczema
• Helps maintain skin softness and smoothness
• Helps to treat burns
• Eliminate Acne
• Prevent and reduce gray

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COCONUT WATER = human body fluids
Besides refreshing coconut water is also beneficial for the recovery of body condition because it’s a natural isotonic water has a mineral nutrient content, especially very good for the body.

There are micro and macro content in coconut water. Macro elements contained in coconut water is the carbon and nitrogen. Elemental carbon in the form of simple carbohydrates such as glucose, sucrose, fructose, sorbitol, inositol, and others. The element nitrogen in the form of a protein composed of amino acids of coconut water is higher than amino acids in dairy cows. In addition to carbohydrates and proteins, and coconut water also contains a micro-mineral elements needed by the body. These minerals, among others, potassium (K), sodium (Na), calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), ferum (Fe), cuprum (Cu), phosphorus (P), and sulfur (S). Mineral content in coconut water body is needed as a replacement ion. when people drank coconut water, their body back fresh.

In addition, coconut water is also rich in minerals such as sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and copper. Do not miss the vitamin. There are seven kinds of vitamins C and B vitamins that is nikotinik, pantothenic acid, biotin, riboflavin (B2), folic acid, thiamine (B1), and piridoksin (B6).

No wonder if coconut milk is also used as traditional medicine as well as beauty. Besides minerals, coconut water also contains glucose (varying between 1.7 to 2.6%) and 12 types of protein (from 0.07 to 0.55%) were alanine, arginine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, histidine, phenylalanine and tyrosine.

The surprise is the coconut water was found in a variety of natural vitamins. Water contained in a coconut sufficient to meet the requirement of vitamin C for one day. B complex vitamins such as niacin, riboflavin and thiamine. Also contains nicotinic acid, ascorbic acid and folic acid pantotenal.

Because it implies, is known as coconut water and refreshing natural mineral water due to its sugar composition is perfect, so has the perfect balance of electrolytes as well. With such composition, coconut water is similar to human body fluids.

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Saturday, August 21, 2010

6 HEALTHY FOODS but fattening agency

These are 6 foods that seem healthy but can fatten the body, as revealed by Eating Well :
Many people liked the salad. Naturally good for your health if you consume vegetables contained in the salad. Anne Daly, RD, director of nutrition and diabetes education diabetes & endocrine Springfield Center in Springfield, Illinois, said that the problem was found on the toppings. Therefore, before ordering a salad topping should make sure that given in accordance with your diet.

Protein / Energy bars
Protein bars usually contain protein and fiber-nutrients that help you feel full, but also contain many calories. No matter if you drink occasionally, but most of us treat it as a snack. If you want to eat it, select a protein bar that contains about 5 grams of protein.

Granola sounds healthy. But not a bit fat, sugar and high calories. Don't be fooled by the calorie count that look plausible on the packaging. Low-fat granola is usually just replace sugar with fat and calories as regular versions. It's good to read labels carefully.

Smoothie tasty way to help you consume the recommended servings of fruit. Yet studies show that these drinks contain more calories than solid food. Some brands contain calories as much bottled smoothies milkshakes.

Better to drink fresh fruit juices, eg orange juice has 110 calories per cup. Look for smoothies made from whole fruit, low fat yogurt and no added sugar.

Yogurt is a great way to meet your calcium needs, but not all yogurts are made equal. Some premium yogurt containing full cream milk can add to the pile of saturated fat in your body.

Low-fat fruit-flavored yogurt, but the "fruit" referred to is the jam (in which most contain sugar). You can choose low-fat yogurt that tastes fresh and toss together with fresh fruit or other sweetener of your liking (with that you'll use less, according to dosing diet).

Please note, although yogurt is a good source of calcium, some more yogurt for dessert than a healthy snack. Don't let the fat and sugar added to it damage the already excellent content.

Sushi rolls
There are various kinds of sushi rolls, some of which are presented in a way where the fried mayonnaise in it can add calories. As an illustration, the sushi roll contains eel, crunchy cucumbers, avocado, and "special eel sauce" contains almost 500 calories and 16 grams of fat (4 grams saturated fat).

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6 HABITS that unhealthy eating patterns

1.Contains a lot of fat:
Normal diet should contain no more than 25% - 35% of calories derived from fat. Many fatty foods can activate an immune response and cause inflammation throughout the body, including inflammation of the respiratory system, and affect the function of our lungs.

Reduce consumption of fast food is high in fat. For example hamburger contains about 1000 calories and 60 grams of fat. This means that approximately 50% of food comes from fat. For fast-food consumption should be limited to a maximum of two times per month.

2.High cholesterol:
There are two types of cholesterol in the blood vessels : Good Cholesterol (HDL - High Density Lipoprotein) and Bad cholesterol (LDL - Low Density Lipoprotein).

HDL function to remove free cholesterol contained in the blood vessels to prevent build up of cholesterol in the body and LDL functions to transport cholesterol to the entire network of blood vessels, are easily attached to the walls of blood vessels.
Excess LDL cholesterol can cause tissue is thin and attached to the wall plaques in arteries throughout the body. Plaques plates is called atherosclerosis.

Plaques plates that attach to the blood vessels will harden and narrow the flow of arterial blood vessels, reduce or even stop blood flow. Constriction of blood vessels that causes heart attacks, hypertension, and other serious health problems.

Cholesterol comes from two sources. First, the formation of cholesterol in the body, mainly occurs in the liver (50% of total synthesis) and the remainder in the colon, skin, and all networks that have a cell nucleus.
Second, cholesterol is obtained through foods such as meat and dairy products.

Perform blood tests to determine levels of cholesterol in the blood regularly once every single year, especially for those who aged over 25 years.

Reduce snacks or fried foodsReduce consumption of foods containing high cholesterol such as beef, egg yolk, cheese, quail eggs, etc.

Expand the consumption of foods that can lower LDL or increase HDL such as soybeans, avocado, salmon, tea, garlic, chocolate, cashews, almonds, and walnuts.

3.Contains a lot of sugar :
Sugar didn't contain other nutrients such as protein, vitamins, minerals or fiber. But a lot of sugar contained in carbohydrates, our bodies need for growth of body cells and as a source of energy-producing calories. To become a calorie, sugar in the body will experience the process of solving. The process requires vitamin B1. So, if we eat a lot of sugar, or carbs, it would be more and more vitamin B1 is needed.

If not matched by adequate intake of the foods we eat, the body will lack of vitamin B1. Consequences will arise on the functioning of the nervous system disorder that would cause the symptoms of fatigue, poor concentration, etc. Source of Vitamin B1 include nuts and seeds.

So, please consume food or drink sweet but not excessive.

4.Much salt:

Salt binding fluids in the body.
Excessive consumption of salt will make the ability of the kidneys in filtering the liquid is reduced because the liquid has been bound by the salt. If fluid can not be filtered kidney, then it could be pooled in the heart and cause serious heart problems.

Mineral salts containing sodium chloride (NaCl)
Red corpuscle should obtain an appropriate supply of sodium. If less then the grain will shrink the blood. If excessive red blood then the grain will grow resulting in high blood pressure (hypertension) and the potential occurrence of stroke. Another effect is the blood vessel can tear.  Excess sodium will also make the kidneys work "extra hard".

Consuming the ideal amount of salt per day per person is 2,000 milligrams, or about a third of a teaspoon. But this is the overall salt consumption of food or drink into the body. Not just table salt in cooking.
Need to see the content of salt in any food or beverages that we consume every day.

5.Lack of drinking water:

Ideally, our bodies need 6-10 glasses of water each day.
Benefits of water for our bodies:
• Streamlining the digestive system:
  - Consume adequate amounts of water every day will expedite the digestive system so that 

    we will be  unavoidable from digestive problems like constipation and ulcers or calorie   
    burning will also be run  efficiently.
  - Slowing the growth of cancer-causing substances, prevent kidney stones and heart disease 

    and make the body more energy.
• Maintain skin health:
  - When we lack drinking water, the body will absorb the water content in the skin so the  

     skin becomes dry and wrinkled. Besides white water can protect the skin from the outside, 
     as well as moisturize and nourish the skin.
  - Increasing the production of testosterone in men and estrogen in women.

6.Contains carcinogens:

Carcinogen is a cancer-causing substances found in food. Perform the following precautions when choosing foods:
  • Avoid food that looks or smells moldy, because it may contain aflatoxin which causes liver cancer.
  • Don't cook using high-temperature hot oil. To cook by grilling or sauteing (less than 240 ⁰ C) can prevent the oil or fat is changed into carcinogens. Wherever possible, change the way frying with boiling or steaming.
  • Be careful with meat that has been processed, dried and preserved. Nitrate and nitrite compounds are used for meat processing will be converted into nitrosamine substance during the process. Nitrosamines found in bacon, sausage and beef jerky. They potentially contain carcinogens. Nitrosamines are also formed in the drying process when the beer is produced. Nitrosamine most commonly found in dark beer.
  • Don't be too long to roast the meat at a barbecue. Combustion will form the substance of meat heterocyclic amines (HCAs) that potentially lead to colon cancer, tumors of lung and breast.
  • Substance additives and pesticides that are still found in vegetables and fruits suspected non-organic may be carcinogenic.
  • Wash or slash all fruits and vegetables before consumption or cooking. This is not going to eliminate all pesticide residues, but will reduce it.
  • Buy local products whenever possible. Because of the relative local products are not given chemicals to prevent damage during the distribution process of import.

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    Thursday, August 19, 2010

    LET the food DO our diet

    Want to lose weight despite eating a lot? It's possible!
    It's simple. Obesity is caused when we consume food beyond the needs of our daily calories. When our caloric needs 2,000 calories / day, but we eat 3,000 calories, then the excess calories 1,000 (derived from carbohydrates, protein, and fat) will be stored in the body in the form of fat reserves. If our fat reserves reams continue in the body, be overweight!

    Dietary rules state that if you want to lose weight faster, then you have to reduce meal portions and eat foods low in calories. But as an alternative to other diet, we can lose weight while still eating as usual, and let the food do the job for our diet with fat-burning foods.
     Food is a fat-burning weight loss naturally and work by speeding up metabolism so that it can burn many calories. Fat-burning foods can also suppress your appetite so that he becomes a person to eat less.

    Lately so many product advertisements that promised to lose weight in an instant of time (such as decreased 8-12 kg / week). You should be cautious with products like this (usually in the form of drinks or "herbal"), because this slimming product rather than burn fat as promised in its ads, but spend lots of body fluids. Symptoms, you are so very frequent urination and always feel thirsty. Your weight is going down fast, but it's because the body is drained of fluid rather than fat. As a result, you will become dehydrated, and up to severe levels can cause death!. Thus, fat-burning diet with food is a safer alternative and more healthy for you.

    Elaine Woosey, health experts, declared on her website about fat burning foods, that not a few people complain "it's hard diet" but fail because they do not know the right food, or because of arbitrary diet (fad diets). Based on her experience, she argues that the foods on this list can lose weight up to two pounds per day when consumed in sufficient quantities.

    Woosey also recommend to people who are dieting raise the weight-control to be more servings of fat-burning foods here, because most food diet is what will make them fail when eaten too much.

    This is a list of fat burning foods:
    -Raw food and salad : fruits, vegetables, salads, legumes. Because vegetables and fruits contain enzymes that can break down fats in the intestine which can prevent fat absorbed by the body.
    -Lean meat : like fish and chicken breast (without skin).
    -High calcium foods : because calcium can break down the fat cells of the body, such as milk, yogurt, cheese and milk products other derivatives. Milk can also suppress your appetite so as to prevent eating a lot. But if you suffer from high cholesterol, should first consult this with your doctor. It is recommended you drink skim or low-fat milk when intending to use for a diet.
    -Vitamin C : can melt the fat so it can be expelled from the body, such as apples, oranges, cabbage, and broccoli.
    -Pectin : can limit the absorption of fat by the body's cells and "forced" to strip the body fat reserves. Sources of pectin are fruits, especially apples and albedo.
    -Garlic and garlic oil : because it can reduce body fat reserves.
    -Green tea : because it can speed up metabolism and helps accelerate fat burning.
    -Red Chillies : pain spiciness can accelerate metabolism and help burn more calories.
    -Olive oil : is burning fat and can lower cholesterol
    -Appetizers : with the soup of natural ingredients (especially vegetables) can decrease appetite. Eat soup as an opener before the main menu.
    -Soybeans and derivatives products (tofu, tempe, soy milk) : because soybeans contains lecithin which prevents cells accumulate too much fat and helps break down fat from the body.
    -Drinking lots of water as a complement : Water serves as a "washing" system of the body and dispose of dangerous toxins. Drink plenty of water so that food fat burners can work optimally.
    Other tips: drink lots of water before eating, then this could reduce the direct portion of your main meal. Moreover, the water contains no calories, so do not be fattening. And one more thing - if you still think that drinking cold water can make the fat? From now on, get rid of the myth was far from your mind. Our bodies can't directly use the water temperature is too cold or too hot. If the temperature of the water we drink is too cold, your body will convert cold water so that the temperature in accordance with body temperature. This process takes a number of calories. So, drinking cold water burn even more calories than plain water!
    -CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) : conjugated linoleic acid or commonly referred to as a form of CLA is an essential fatty acid linoleic. Studies show that CLA can burn fat and increase muscle mass formation in the body -which is very good for people on a diet. In addition, CLA was also observed to increase milk production and increase insulin sensitivity for people with diabetes. CLA is a source of marine fish.

    Besides reducing weight, Woosey also states some additional benefit from consuming fat-burning foods, such as: loss fat belly, reduce hunger, making sleep better, eliminate cellulite, to increase life expectancy and prevent the risk of heart attacks, cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
     (By: Elaine Woosey)

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    WALKING is one of effective ways to loss your weight
    Walking is one exercise fat burners are cheap and can be done around your house or at the gym. Walking speed adjusted to the resistance of your body, if you rarely exercise may be started with low walking speed.

    Walking at least 30 minutes every day will create a healthier body and mind so that it can lead to confidence and morale is higher. walking is also useful for:
    -Increasing body metabolism.
    -Create more mind and body fresh and healthy.
    -Preventing obesity.
    -Minimize heart attacks.
    -Free of charge!

    Things that need to be considered during the walking exercise were:
    -Wear comfortable shoes and comfortable in use.
    -Warm up with light walking and casual about 10-15 minutes to prevent muscle cramps and stiffness.
    -After warming up, walking speed adjusted for physical endurance and your ability until you feel tired.
    -After conducting core sports, you should perform cooling with mild and leisurely walk for 10-15 minutes.
    -Do as much as 3-4 times / week.
    -It is advisable to do exercise with your partner.

    In addition to walking, a sport that is able to burn fat is recommended that more is jogging, cycling, badminton and swimming. Swimming is the sport's most high burn calories so that the most rapid in the affairs of burning fat. In principle, any sport would you plan it is best that match your interests and consistently implemented.

    Exercises muscle formation.
    Exercises muscle formation is an important part to burn fat and muscle mass formation so that your body will look more athletis and interesting. Muscular skinny better than fat fat because lean muscle you will be healthy while you are not healthy muscular fat.

    Tips muscle formation
    You may consider joining a gym or fitness. Inside the gym has a variety of tools for your use. Ask for directions to the instructor to guide you in latian muscle formation.

    If you are a busy person, it is wonderful you have any sports equipment. You can do the exercise in accordance with your spare time without having to busy with a jammed streets and administrative fees if you join a fitness club.

    So I hopefully useful articles

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    Wednesday, August 18, 2010

    THE COLORS that make healthy
    Are you sure what you're eating all this makes your body healthy? Apparently there is a powerful way to guarantee the supply of nutrients the body. Simply playing with the colors of fresh fruits and vegetables you consume. How the colors that make healthy?
    It is interesting to see the color red, orange, yellow, green or purple in fruits and vegetables. Not to mention the taste fresh and sweet. Apparently the colors on the color of food is not only unique but contains a number of nutrients. By eating colorful foods you can avoid many diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, brittle bones, and others. 

    Here are tips to know the properties of color in foods as reported by "Psychology Today":
    RED Fruits with a light red color, such as tomatoes, red guava and papaya contain lycopene, which is a red pigment and nutrients. Numerous studies have found that these substances can prevent various types of cancer such as porstat, stomach and lungs. As an antioxidant, lycopene protects cell structures and DNA from free-radical effects of small particles that damage cells and made tumor cells grow. Even from a study in Nutrition and Cancer detected that lycopene is better than two other antioxidants, alpha and beta-caroten in inhibiting cancer cells in the urinary tract, chest and lungs.

    ORANGE carrots, mangoes, apricots, pumpkin and sweet potatoes contain machete cryptoxanthin and beta carotene. Two of these substances to reduce the risk of various mental and physical. For example, cryptoxanthin protect joint pain and cancer. While beta caroten keep memories remain sharp. In the 2005 study from the Archives of Internal Medicine, cryptoxanthin protect from rheumatic disorders, and reduce the risk of lung cancer.

    GREEN spinach, lettuce and other leafy vegetables to protect your eyes and heart in addition to other body parts. Lutein and zeaxanthin, two nutrients found in these vegetables, protect us by reducing the risk of cataract blindness in old age. For three servings of green vegetables you eat per day, can reduce heart disease up to 11%. This is what was found in a study published the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Green leafy vegetables also contain vitamins A and C which helps the body from the formation of cholesterol.

    PURPLE purplish red color from a variety of berries, beets and purple cabbage comes from anthocyanins. These substances prevent the growth of tumors and is the protector of pain from bone pain and protect against heart disease. Also in patients with cancer who were treated, berry fruit is very helpful. In a research carrying berries help the process of chemotherapy in the destruction of cancerous cells and against the poison contained in anti-cancer pills.

    CHOCOLATE although not clearly be classified as fruit or vegetables, legumes play an important role in healthy diets. Lentils beans, black beans or chickpeas are a good source of folate, a B vitamin that helps protect the arteries by reducing homocysteine. Homocysteine is an amino acid that can damage arteries and the formation of scale and more easily, which means reducing heart attacks and strokes. By reducing the content of the blood homocyteine, folate keep blood vessels remain clean.

    It was not difficult to start a healthy life with healthy foods. The more different colors of fruit, vegetables and other foodstuffs, the more complete nutrition into the body and the body became more fit. Want to Try?

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    Beyonce Knowles always buy a dress size smaller so that the spirit of dieting.

    Who doesn't want to have a sexy body like the singer Beyonce Knowles?
    Body plump wife of Jay Z wife is, of course not easily gotten. She must undergo rigorous exercise and dietary adjustments.

    To go through it all, certainly requires a strong motivation. So what makes Beyonce Knowles could undergo a strict diet with the spirit?

    It turns out that motivates her to get a slim body is to go shopping. Certainly different from her usually style shopping.

    Beyonce Knowles always buy a dress or a smaller pants size. It's that she has strong reasons to lose weight quickly.

    "I often buy clothes a size smaller than the size of my body, so I have strong reason to diet, that is to soon be able to wear it," said Beyonce Knowles is quoted from a case of

    In addition, she revealed that her dream of getting an Oscar is one motivation for her to maintain her fitness and form.

    Although she has succeeded in reducing body weight 6 kg, for her role as Deena Jones in the movie Dreamgirls, Beyonce Knowles was uncomfortable.

    "I'm not comfortable when i have a body like a model, because it doesn't look natural. I also do not feel sexy, because it doesn't look like myself," said Beyonce Knowles.

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    Tuesday, August 17, 2010

    COMBATING obesity by consuming water

    You've eaten too much and not exercising enough, but your body still fat? You may not enough drink some water .... because water is a natural hunger suppressant. The water there is more than 80% in brain and your blood and highly important function for health. Research has proven that water can accelerate the process of weight loss.

    Researchers in Germany found that the followers of the diet can accelerate the body's metabolism as much as 30% with only drank 17 ounces of water. So drinking will also reduce hunger

    People will control appetite by drinking water. The volume of incoming water to fill the stomach will cause the impression that people will not be tempted to snack or eat much / excessive.

    For people who consume lots of fiber in his diet, it is recommended to augment the water intake, because the fiber is to absorb water. Without adequate water intake, water from the body cells will also be absorbed so that it will cause health problems.

    Obese people require more water intake to burn fat. Usually, obese people have more severe metabolic burden, so they need to drink more water.

    If your weight is normal, eight glasses of water a day is enough for you. However, if you are overweight and 12 kg is recommended to drink one more glass of water. When fat people exercise to burn fat, additional water is also needed.

    White Water is a zero calorie, with drinking water will not contribute calories, but to meet the desires of your body to get the fluid and eliminate hunger. Conversely, other beverages can overcome the thirst but also a contributor to calories. Therefore, for obese people to get used a lot of drinking water is the right choice to support weight loss efforts.

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    Sunday, August 8, 2010

    BALANCED diet is very important when you're pregnant
    Pregnancy is one of the happiest and challenging events in the life of a woman. Many things have to be prepared starting from avoiding cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, and much more.

    Why balanced diet is very important when you're pregnant ?
    Surrounding environment and the food you eat will affect the developing baby. Because this is the time the baby starts to grow and flourish. Not surprisingly, nutritional and extra energy is needed to support the metabolic demands of the fetus is also the mother yourself.

    Energy needs of each person differently and in general, pregnant women are encouraged to supplement their daily calorie consumption up to 300 kilo calories. This is equivalent to:
    • 2 slices whole wheat bread with cheese or
    • 200 grams of yogurt with 45gram wheat cereal/oatmeal or
    • Additional extra ½ cup ½ cup rice or noodles for dinner or
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 slice of meat/chicken/fish of medium size
    • 150 grams yogurt

    What is clear, it is important for pregnant women to conduct a balanced and healthy diet, which consists of all groups of foods such as milk, fruits, vegetables, fish, meat, eggs, fats and carbohydrates. Thus, you will be able to get adequate amounts of energy. Use the food pyramid as a guide to choosing healthy foods and remember to continue to eat a variety.

    At the bottom of the food pyramid is a healthy food must be consumed frequently because of low fat, high fiber and filling. Several choices of carbohydrate foods are rice, wheat cereal, fiber bread, basmati rice, brown rice, noodles and pasta.

    In the middle of the pyramid are foods that should be eaten in moderation because many servings of protein, various kinds of vitamins and minerals. Some choices are meat, fish, chicken, seafood, eggs, tofu, beans, nuts, beans and low-fat dairy products. Do not forget to add fruit and vegetables every day.

    While the food should be eaten very little is situated at the top of the pyramid. Because these foods contain a lot of sugar, fat, salt and alcohol. Despite the good fats are important, but should be consumed very little fat because our bodies have been received from dietary fat intake on a typical day. It is better to avoid adding unnecessary weight during pregnancy

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    7 FOODS for perfect diet:

    Are you trying to lose weight? Make sure you do not suffer because you can not eat according to appetite. If you are a little cautious about the food, there are plenty of good food that can help you lose weight. So begin to recognize this food!

    In principle, the right diet did not dampen the appetite, let alone experiencing emotional distress because there was no meal delicious. Dr. Eric C. Westman and Dr. Jeff S. Volek, author of "The New Atkins for a New You: Ultimate Diet for Weight and Feeling Great shedding", give some tips. According to him, still can eat delicious, nutritious, low in carbohydrates and can even lose weight quickly.

    Without counting carbs carefully, if every time you enter one of the seven foods mentioned in the menu, body weight can come down.

    What are the seven foods intentions for the perfect diet?

    1.Sardine: Although it looks dull, these fish are rich in protein and omega 3 fatty acids is good for the heart. Sardines packed in oil are better than in water. The content of protein and fat can lower blood sugar levels and facilitate weight loss.

    2.Extra-Virgin Olive Oil:
    Olive oil will be a single fatty acids MUFA, which lowers lizard LDL (bad) cholesterol and raise HDL (good cholesterol). According to a study published in Diabetes Care 2007 pda, olive oil helps remove abdominal fat - are associated with heart disease and type 2 diabetes. extra-virgin olive oil made from olives of the first milking. Choose the type of cold pressed not experience the heating process.

    3.Avocados: Vegetable-like fruit is a source of MUFA, folic acid, oleic and vitamin E. Choose the type of dark green skin, slightly greenish yellow flesh and cook tree. Cut the rough as a snack or mixed salad.

    4.Almonds: Almonds and nuts are a combination of protein, healthy fats and fiber. good to snack when hungry Very. Eating almonds can lower cholesterol levels and heart disease risk.

    5.Blueberries: terrible shock abdominal fat has been shown in several studies skills. Blueberries have long been recognized reputation for high antioxidant content.

    6.Broccoli: cabbage family are known to contain nutrients that can fight cancer cells. Broccoli is also rich in fiber, low in calories and carbohydrates and rich viatamin C and A, calcium, potassium, and folic acid is good for the body. Can be cooked or eaten raw.

    7.Red Paprika: the color is very tempting. Compared with green peppers, this one contains 8 times more vitamin A, almost 3 times more vitamin C and 4 times more carotenoids, including lycopene, which helps prevent prostate cancer. Sense of hot spiciness keeps the body and encourages calorie burning.

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    Saturday, August 7, 2010

    7 KINDS of food to destroy fat

    This is 7 KINDS of food to destroy fat and identify the following seven fat shredder meal!
    1.Granola bars
    Foods high in carbohydrates and fiber. When we consume will increase his or her body in burning calories. Also can lower insulin levels in the blood so the body loses the ability to burn fat effectively.

    Is a food rich in fiber and good fats.

    It's a bit spicy and stinging. The content of turmeric in it is useful to slow the absorption of fat by the body. Mustard we can get at the supermarket.

    4. Hot Sauce
    Full of food can also taste good. This is connected with the chili capsicin content which can increase insulin levels in the body so the body's ability to burn fat will increase.

    Many contain phytochemicals. Presence is able to shed fat in the body of the pile, be powerful to kill virus and eradicate the fungus. Garlic also contains phytochemicals.

    Can be used as sugar substitutes. Excess cinnamon is not contain calories, compared with sugar! Another benefit of cinnamon is the liver becomes more awake (related content which can increase the estrogen hormone), keeping the mood, lowers cholesterol and glyceride levels.

    Rich Ω-3 fatty acids and fiber that makes us full longer and maintain healthy body cells. Consuming walnuts in addition to weight loss also reduces insulin levels so that the fat is not easy to accumulate.

    Knowing the above ingredients, it's the materials above are accessible. For materials such as granola bars, flaxseed, and mustard we can get at the supermarket. Other materials, however we can get around us right? So what are you waiting? Add above ingredients into our daily menus! Can eat delicious, no-fat piling is not haunted?

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    Thursday, August 5, 2010

    Vegetables’s Stomach Fat Burning
    You know, some vegetables when consumed by apparently powerful belly fat burning. Phytonutrients compounds contained in vegetables is able to fight the fat belly and make shrinkage and flat.

    Causes of abdominal fat
    A number of specific chemical substances contained in food supply and our environment can react with the body and made him accumulate excess fat in the abdomen. Examples are pesticides, herbicides, and certain petrochemicals derived from air and water pollution, cleaning fluids and cosmetics. Chemical substances is also known as xenoestrogen.

    In today's modern life, it is very difficult to avoid contact with the xenoestrogen, which have estrogenic effects in the body. Excess presentation may cause hormonal balance in both men and women.

    When exposed to these estrogenic substances routinely in everyday life, the body will be stimulated to store belly fat, as well as triggering cancer risk in the long term.

    However, should not feel too worried. Because there is a trick to overcome this problem, namely by taking several kinds of vegetables that are potent against belly fat.

    Some types of these vegetables ie broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and cabbage-containing compound that is very unique phytonutrients and specifics such as indole-3-carbinol (I3C), to help eliminate fat belly

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    FREE fatness by fish

    It is highly recommended to consume fish rich in omega-3 such as salmon and Albacore tuna.

    A study in Korea showed that fish consumption is beneficial to health. Consumption of at least one serving of fish per day will reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome trigger diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

    The study, of 3500 adults aged 40-69 years in Korea found that men who ate one serving of fish every day had a 57 percent lower risk of suffering from metabolic syndrome than people who ate fish once per week. This syndrome is a combination of risk factors for diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

    Dr. Merle Myerson, a cardiologist and director of the Heart Disease Prevention Program Hospital Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, suggest to consume of omega-3 rich fish such as salmon and Albacore tuna.

    People who eat fish regularly proven to reduce the risk of abdominal obesity in the past three years. They also have levels of blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, HDL and lower triglycerides.

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    Friday, July 30, 2010

    10 MYTHS wrong: food diets failed
    Too many myths about foods diet advocates exactly wrong. Unfortunately we already believe as the truth, of course, it could be a bad misunderstanding of being able to thwart our efforts to maintain or lose weight. So, what are these myths wrong?

    Here are some examples:
    1.Olive oil may be consumed at will
    2.Junk food should be avoided completely
    3.Dried fruit as good as fresh fruit
    4.Chicken and fish better than bacon
    5.Chicken meat may be eaten in large portions
    6.Salad is the best menu for the diet
    7.Frozen fruits and vegetables are not as good as fresh produce
    8.Baked goods are better than food fried
    9.Low-fat foods with low calories
    10.Mini-food packaging makes a diet

    Thursday, July 29, 2010

    GRAPEFRUIT : a great fruit for fat loss
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    Scientists from the Scripps Clinic (San Diego) studied 100 men and women over a 12-week period. The volunteers were divided into three groups. One ate half a grapefruit with each meal, a second drank 8 ounces of grapefruit juice three times a day and a third acted as a control group. All groups maintained their regular eating habits over the 12 weeks. Despite the fact that none of the subjects actually dieted, the average weight loss in both the grapefruit and grapefruit juice groups was about 4 pounds, with several subjects losing more than 10 pounds.

    While scientists aren't exactly sure how grapefruit stimulates weight loss, they do believe it may be due to chemical properties of the fruit that reduce insulin. Grapefruit also contains the flavonol naringin (which prolongs the thermogenic action of caffeine), as well as these nutrients:
    1/2 grapefruit :

    Calories   44 Phosphorus    8 mg
    Protein     1 g   Potassium   177 mg
    Carbs      10 g   Sodium        0 mg
    Fat            tr     Vitamin C    44 mg
    Calcium    18 mg  Vitamin A    12 IU
    Magnesium  11 mg

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    before routinely consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice--It's known to react with certain antihistamines, anti-anxiety drugs, calcium channel
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    Wednesday, July 28, 2010

    APPLE : fat burning food
    Apples : fat burning food, most of us know them as healthy and good for our health just because they are fruits. Of course the general rule is fruits are good for ones health. But wait, researchers say that apples increase your blood sugar safely and naturally. Apples also keep your blood sugar high longer than most foods. This means that you feel and stay satisfied for a longer period when you eat apples.

    How eating apples can naturally helps you loss weight Dr. James Anderson of the University of Kentucky’s School of Medicine says apples have soluble fibers that prevent hunger pangs. These soluble fibers also guard against drops in your blood sugar level. Apples lower your blood pressure and lowers the cholesterol level already in your blood. An apple has Zero sodium, Zero cholesterol, Zero saturated fats and only about 80 calories. With these benefits, we should all be eating an apple a day.

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    TOP 10 foods that help burn fat

    Lady Thrills has put together a list of the Top 10 Foods that help burn fat. Granted, you can't just eat a teaspoon of cayenne pepper then sit around on the chaise lounge all day. Getting into shape means eating well overall and exercising. But a little kick along the way from these ten things can't hurt!
    1. Cayenne Pepper
    2. Cinnamon
    3. Ginger
    4. Citrus Fruits
    5. Apples and Berries
    6. Soybeans
    7. Bananas
    8. Essential Fatty Acids
    9. Garlic
    10. Dairy Products

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        Monday, July 26, 2010

        BREAKFAST with egg : make slim
        A study published in the Journal of Nutrition Research, researchers found that men who had breakfast with an egg-based menus tend to eat less at lunch than those who had breakfast with high-carbohydrate menu.

        These results, reinforcing previous studies stating breakfast with eggs helps reduce calorie intake at lunch time and helps reduce weight by 65%. They also proved that an egg breakfast have more energy than when choosing carbohydrate menu.

        Bodies need protein because it can be used as energy reserves when reserves of fat and carbohydrates in the body low.

        Nevertheless, a good breakfast menu should also contain carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and not too much fat.

        If you want to maintain weight, the egg could be a choice of breakfast menu. High-protein breakfast such as eggs can reduce hunger and prevent the excessive food at lunchtime.

        What about your breakfast menu? If during this egg menu for lunch or dinner, there's nothing wrong now we have turned into the breakfast menu!

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