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Studies Show Evidence of a “Fat Gene”

February 6, 2012

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One of the more interesting things to come from the British science front recently is the possible existence of a “fat gene”. Researcher’s at King’s College in London and at the University of Oxford, may have discovered a gene that controls how fat behaves in the body. This is one research project that actually could […]

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The Myth of a Slow Metabolism

February 1, 2012

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Slow Metabolism

One of the biggest myths that still exist out there in the weight loss world is the one that says that people who are overweight must have a slow metabolism. Unfortunately, this is not the case, and in fact, the exact opposite is true. However, in order to understand why so many people believe that […]

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How to Deal With Being Overweight

January 14, 2012

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Being overweight can affect nearly every aspect of your life, and find a way to deal with it is something that everyone who suffers from the condition must do. Being overweight is often fairly restrictive, causing those that are extremely overweight or obese to miss out on opportunities afforded to others. Physical restrictions can range […]

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Body Mass Index Formula

November 27, 2011

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Bmi Table

Your Body Mass Index, commonly abbreviated BMI is a number that is gathered using data like a person’s height and weight. BMI is usually used to determine whether a person is overweight, but the calculation does not measure body fat. However, the correlation between BMI and body fat is very accurate. Measure a person’s Body […]

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How to Maintain a Healthy Weight

November 20, 2011

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Maintaining a healthy weight is much more difficult in today’s modern world than it was in the past. Today, many people have desk jobs, or other sedentary types of work, which is in stark contrast to our recent past where people had to work very physical jobs like farming, iron work or animal care for […]

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