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Are you working to improve your eating habits this year? One way to accomplish this is to make sure you include some of the so-called “superfoods” in your diet. This article will explain what superfoods are, give you some examples of good ones to look for (some of which are probably already in your refrigerator and pantry), and suggest ideas for how to make them part of your daily routine. [Read more]

Every popular diet from WeightWatchers to the various low-carb/keto plans includes tracking your daily food intake and exercise as a key part of their system. Fitness and health experts also tout the benefits of tracking. However, it can seem like a lot of work, so you may wonder if it’s worthwhile. This article takes a look at why tracking your food and exercise each day helps you lose weight and gives you some ideas for doing it easily. [Read more]

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Feb

The cosmetic industry is notorious for its use of bogus science to promote beauty products. Advertisements for creams, moisturisers and cleansers are made to sound all the more convincing when scientific terminology is added to the narrative. Much of this science is bogus – a combination of half truths and fiction made to sound authentic […]

ou have been working out, eating healthy and doing everything right for two weeks. Yet, with all these great choices, you don’t see much change when you step on the bathroom scale. You lost a pound the first week and gained a pound the next. Does this mean that your newfound routine is not working? On the contrary, it only means that advancement in these things tends to add up slowly. Luckily, there is lots of change that you can see if you look in other ways. [Read more]

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Jan

To Fast or Not Too Fast

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What about intermittent fasting? It has been a hot topic in recent years and not an uncommon question in our clinics. Public information on the topic is abundant and purported results are nothing short of miraculous. However, in the medical literature, good data can be relatively scarce. It is argued that from an evolutionary perspective humans have probably survived long periods of time with little or no food. In the animal world, predators may go days or weeks before their next meal while maintaining the ability to chase down their prey. [Read more]

It was one of your favorite things to do as a kid—to get on your bike and go soaring down the street with your friends. Perhaps as you have grown older the sensation has lost its thrill, especially as more convenient methods of travel take priority in getting to work and helping you run errands. But cycling is still a great pastime, and more than that, it is a wonderful form of exercise that can help you get in shape and burn a lot of calories. [Read more]