Tip: How to Increase Muscle Mass

How to Gain Muscle MassAround the age of 35, most people start to lose about ½ pound of muscle per year unless they actively strength train to maintain their muscle mass.  Did you know that muscle burns 35 to 50 calories per pound where fat burns only 2 calories per pound?

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Tip: Healthy Whole Grains

Why Eat Whole Grains“Whole grain is essential to good health and longevity. It imparts vitality and helps the body burn 25% more calories each day. Whole grain also subdues appetite by satisfying us more thoroughly for much longer. In doing so it greatly assists in proper weight management.” ~ Eden Foods

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Tip: Diet or Exercise to Lose Weight

One of the biggest reasons people give for not exercising is lack of time.

How Much Exercise to Lose WeightA study at Washington University School of Medicine found that people who cut 230 calories a day for one year and didn’t exercise lost muscle mass, strength and aerobic capacity. People who exercised without cutting calories lost the same amount of weight without sacrificing muscle mass.

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Tip: Diet Soda Weight Gain

There’s a risk of being overweight for every single can of diet soda a person consumed daily.

Does Diet Soda Make You Gain WeightA study at the University of Texas Health Science Center found a 41% increase in the risk of being overweight for every single can of diet soda a person consumed daily.

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Tip: How Can Physical Activity Improve Your Health

Inactivity leads to a greater risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood fat levels and obesity.

Health Benefits of Physical ActivityInactivity leads to a greater risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood fat levels and obesity.

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