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You start your weight loss journey with a strict diet and exercise plan. Initially you embrace success but a time comes when you are saying to yourself: why can’t I lose weight? One possible reason is weight loss plateau which happens to many people. Your body just stops losing weight on your current diet and exercise regime. So, you try something different to break weight loss plateau. But sometimes it is not just weight loss…

Vitamin D is one of the essential minerals. In fact, all vitamins are crucial to a healthy body and hence they are called vitamins (vital minerals). But vitamin D has been focus of research because of its potential benefits for bone health and also other benefits which range from cardiovascular health, depression control, blood pressure regulation, smooth cell function, anti inflammation, protection against cancers, infectious diseases and immunity boost. The last benefit is especially important…

Obesity is a complex challenge. So, it is only fair that anyone would want a quick fix to it, especially after having tried science backed weight loss methods. Now that brings us to a question? Have you ever seen ads pop up about weight loss pills? Or have you ever had a friend mention how they tried some magical medicine or herb that helped them lose their weight? Guessing that you have, we are sure…

We?re sure you?re aware that your health depends a lot upon what you eat. Back in the days, individuals who were diagnosed with diabetes would have to swallow countless medicines and take it easy on the sugar. However, that didn?t make much of a difference. People weren?t getting better. Hence, when low carb diets were introduced, they became popular among people with diabetes and hypertension. Why? Because they are blood sugar friendly. But low carb…

Protein is one of the major food groups alongside carbohydrates and fats. It not only provides our bodies energy, it is also basic building block of our muscles and cells. Surprisingly, it also helps with improving our cognitive function. Protein is essential for healthy skin, bones, tissues, cartilage and other body cells. Protein is converted to about 20 amino acids which are used in different functions of the body. High protein foods are recommended for…

You might be following the same diet and lifestyle but comes menopause and you are struggling to remain in shape. This is in addition to other major challenges brought on by the menopause like hormonal imbalance, sleep problems, mood swings and hot flashes. You do not suspect that this menopause weight gain is a reality but it actually is and losing weight after menopause is a big health challenge. More so because this weight gain…