Have as much artificial sweeteners as you want…or can you?

Many people who are watching their weight resort to non-nutritive/artificial sweeteners in their daily diets. These sweeteners were first marketed to people with diabetes as a means of providing a sweet taste without the risk of increasing their blood sugar. The idea was that people with diabetes would not have to count it as a sugar (since it is zero-calories) and respectively not adjust their insulin doses.

Little did the makers of these products know that this was the fix all sweet-tooth dieters were waiting for. However, are these products too good to be true?

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Run for your lives…literally [Part 2]

Decades of solid science confirm that exercise improves health and can extend your life. So here I will be talking about how to structure your exercise regimen to get full benefits.

The minimum exercise threshold for good health is burning 700 – 1000 kcal/week. This corresponds to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) recommendations of 150-250 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise per week. Even 30 minutes of moderate exercise (you need to work up a sweat) per day can help prevent diseases like heart disease, diabetes, depression, and several types of cancer, particularly breast and colon cancers.

Exercise may help prevent, fight Parkinson’s disease.

Regular exercise can also help you sleep better, reduce stress, control your weight, brighten your mood and sharpen your mental functioning

Do something that you know you can follow!

Set realistic goals for yourself

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