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  By Prof Dr Winnie Chee   Dietitian & Professor, Division of Nutrition & Dietetics, International Medical University Madam G is a busy 40-something career woman, wife and mother. Over the past 3 years, she gained 30kg and became obese.  When the doctor informed Madam G that she might not live to see her children get married if she […]

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Just because someone is a fitness expert doesn’t automatically mean they know what they’re talking about when it comes to nutrition. By Charlotte Hilton Andersen Walk into any CrossFit box and you can expect to have most of what you thought you “knew” about health and fitness challenged. This cutting-edge, outsider vibe is a big […]

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By MICHAEL DE MEDEIROS Weight loss: it’s a battle that so many of us face at some point in our lives. Keeping your diet on point is the best way to battle the bulge. The burning question is how many calories should you eat in a day to lose weight? The answer to this question is difficult […]

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By MICHAEL DE MEDEIROS Let’s face it: napping is awesome! Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply not someone you need in your life. Napping, however, you most definitely do need in your life. You love it, we love it, and there are many scientific reasons why your body needs it, too! But not all naps […]

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What your body needs to workout harder and recover faster, according to the experts. By Mary Karmelek Just like any machine, your body needs the right kind of fuel to help it run and repair itself. We talked to some sports nutrition experts to see what they recommend putting in the tank before and after your […]

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By Niki Kubiak / livewellnebraska.com Certain eating habits lead to constant hunger. Constant hunger causes uncontrolled eating, followed by weight gain, and in the end, results in overall diet frustration. Consider the following eating habits you may have fallen into, and make a change to control your hunger instead of letting it control you. You […]

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The lower abs might be the hardest place on your body to chisel. That’s partly due to the obvious reason: People tend to carry more fat on the lower part of their torsos than the upper part, says exercise scientist Brad Schoenfeld, Ph.D., C.S.C.S. But it also has to do with the anatomy beneath your […]

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Photo: Getty Images/Chris Ryan There’s an actual science to cutting calories for weight-loss success. Use it to your advantage. To lose weight, you need to cut calories. Sounds easy, but there’s more to this age-old weight-loss wisdom than meets the eye. After all, if you’re not smart about how you cut calories, you’ll wind up […]

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What is Sibutramine? Targeting the promoted image of fat loss intended only for obese people with a high body mass index of at least 27 or higher. Sibutramine is said to work within people who establish a clear diet and exercise regimen. It is said to not be effective without diet and exercise. It has […]

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The word “superfood” gets thrown around a lot these days, but Greek yogurt definitely qualifies. Here’s why nutritionists and protein fiends alike have fallen head-over-heels for yogurt’s creamier, tarter cousin. It’s more nutritious than regular yogurt. Yogurt gets its “Greek” label when it has been strained to get rid of whey, which is the liquid […]

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