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Safe Strategies To Achieve Quick Weight Loss

If you have ever tried to lose weight and keep the weight off then you will know that it takes a lot of hard work, commitment and sweat! You might even be tempted to turn to those fad diets you see advertised with the promise of giving you fast results. But are they safe? Are they effective? Yes, we all want a quick and easy method to lose weight, but do you know how to do it safely?

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Top 3 Bad Habits That Will Give You a Santa’s Belly This Holiday

The holiday is coming up and you can imagine the virtual minefield of delicious calorie-filled treats and beverages! Will you survive the festivity without gaining extra weight? The problem with holiday weight gain is that it is difficult to shed those extra pounds. This additional weight adds up year after year and is a major contributing factor to obesity in adults.

In this article, I will share with you some effective ways to break the top 3 bad habits to keep weight gain at bay this holiday! Read more

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How to Avoid the 5 Biggest Mistakes Busy Women Make that Keep Them Battling Belly Fat Madness

Tired of looking at your embarrassing belly fat in the mirror?

Are you confused, frustrated and down-right “ANGRY” about your body?

Believe it or not, belly fat is not just unattractive: having fat hanging around your waist is bad for your health – worse than carrying weight around your thighs and hips. Belly fat or abdominal fat is the most frustrating, because for some people, especially women, no matter how hard they try, it doesn’t shed off and doesn’t respond to exercises or diets. Abdominal fat isn’t just the spare tire around your mid-section. In fact, it is far worse than you think. Read more

3 Recommended Foods for Healthy Weight Loss Without Crash Dieting

3 Recommended Foods for Healthy Weight Loss Without Crash Dieting

Are you having trouble losing weight despite eating less?

Healthy weight loss is not about depriving yourself of food. It is not about crash dieting. It is not about eating the least amount of food that you can. Healthy weight loss is about eating adequate amounts of the right food. If you are struggling to lose weight, this implies you should eat more food that has low energy density. Read more

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10 Highly Popular Weight Loss Apps for Free

Year after year, losing weight often tops our list of New Year’s resolution. But excess weight and obesity still remain prevalent in Australia according to this survey from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

If you are one of those people who constantly use your mobile phone for snapping pictures, texting and Internet surfing, why not use it to help you lose weight? Tons of fitness and weight loss apps that are available for iPad, iPhone and Android help make it easy to monitor your calorie intake and remain on a healthy diet plan. Read more

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Adventure into Parenthood

Many people today postpone their adventure into parenthood because of career, various life’s challenges and health issues. This is in fact quite commendable since having a baby is a life-changing and a fulfilling experience in life. You need to be physically, mentally and emotionally prepared.

When you have decided that it is the right time for you to have a baby, it is important that you would want to create the best environment for a healthy, happy and bouncy addition to the family. To ensure that you achieve this, you need to consult the best and most experienced team of health professionals who can help you in every step of the way. Read more

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Bike Ride For Charity in Thailand – Crossing the Finish Line

Bike Ride for Charity – Completing the 500 km Ride

We completed the bike ride for charity with a bang! The last day was ONLY 73km before we got to the Home Hug orphanage. It felt like a mere walk in the park on a sunny day compared to the other long, gruelling rides in sweltering blistering heat, pouring rain, or cold and spine chilling weather. It is all so relative! Read more

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Homocysteine Unveiled!

What is Homocysteine?

Homocysteine is an amino acid that inflicts damage to the inner arterial lining (endothelium) and other cells of the body. “Homocysteine reflects the health of your genes,” say renowned nutritionist Patrick Holford and Dr. James Braly in their 2003 publication “The H Factor.” “Your H score is more important than your weight, your blood pressure or your cholesterol level. It is your most vital, preventable and reversible health statistic.” And, “Your Homocysteine level is a more accurate predictor than cholesterol that poses our risk of heart attack or stroke.” Read more

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Bike Riding Injuries Turned Beneficial? – Day 3

Bike Riding Injuries Didn’t Stop Me

Today there were some hills, sandy rough roads and headwinds to contend with.

Since my fall on the first day, I have had to nurse my bike riding injuries. I had an injured wrist, which has put pressure on the left side of my body as I have unconsciously tried to compensate to avoid pressure on my wrist during the rough rocky long tracks. My left knee subsequently is now painful to push down on the pedal forward and my shoulders and neck have been as tense and tight as a board. But, my faith is getting stronger that there’s hidden benefit to this.  Read more