February 20, 2019

Shrimp and Cholesterol: a Good Combination?

Shrimp and Cholesterol: a Good Combination?

Many questions are asked about shrimp and cholesterol online. In general, many people are concerned about cholesterol levels in foods such as meat, eggs and dairy products. In the case of the shrimp, the story about cholesterol is different, because a number of studies have shown that the high percentage of ‘good fats‘ in shrimp reduces the influence of cholesterol and that the vast majority of people can simply eat shrimps as part of a balanced diet.

Years ago shrimps were seen as a taboo for heart patients or for people who had to watch their cholesterol. This is because a small portion of, for example, 350 grams contains about 200 mg of cholesterol. For people at high risk of cardiovascular disease, this is their maximum recommended daily allowance. (For a healthy person, 300 mg is the recommended daily amount.)

Shrimp, however, have a very low total fat (about 1.5 grams per portion) and contain virtually no saturated fat. Saturated fat is known to be particularly harmful to the heart and blood vessels, partly because our body can efficiently convert it to LDL (or bad) cholesterol. But the LDL level is only a part of what affects your risk of cardiovascular disease.

First of all: what is cholesterol?

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February 18, 2019

Discover Why You are Not Losing Weight on the Keto Diet

4 Reasons You May Not be Losing Weight

If Your Keto Diet Doesn't Seem to be Working...

Ketosis

The ketogenic diet has been proven to be a very effective method of weight loss. Thousands of people all over the world have tried it and the results have been amazing.

It’s not as stringent and unforgiving as the paleo diet, but it’s also not as lenient as the Mediterranean diet. There are a few rules to follow with the ketogenic diet to ensure that you lose fat.

Usually when people face setbacks with the keto diet, they’re probably flouting one of the rules without realizing it. In this article, we’ll look at a few reasons why your weight loss is not happening even though you’re on a keto diet.

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February 17, 2019

5 Keto Tips for Fast Weight Loss

Keto Diet Weight Loss

The ketogenic diet is one of the fastest ways to lose weight. When your diet is mostly comprised of fats with a low amount of protein and carbs, your body enters a state of ketosis. During this state, your body will burn fat for fuel and your stubborn fat stores will be depleted.

Despite the effectiveness of the keto diet, most people want even faster results. In this article, you’ll be given 5 tips that when combined with the keto diet will accelerate your weight loss.

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February 15, 2019

Healthy Meal Plans for Weight Loss

Healthy Meal Plans for Weight Loss

Healthy Meal Plans: Weight Loss For One

Click the link above to get your free Keto Diet book. It will open in a new window so that you can continue reading this article uninterrupted.


Not a Healthy Weight Loss Meal Plan

Eating unhealthy food can often be a sin of convenience. It’s something that we are tempted to do on a busy day when the drive through is faster than healthier options. It’s something that we are tempted to do when frozen meals are so much easier than cooking from scratch, especially if you live alone.

This is very unfortunate, however, as cooking from scratch always has the potential to be much healthier than eating out or eating out of a box. This article will talk about how you can create healthy meal plans for weight loss ahead of time to get the most nutritious meals in the least amount of time. Prepare your meals ahead of time so they’re there when you need them.

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February 6, 2019

BioTRUST Ageless Glow Review

7 Days to Smoother, Firmer, Younger-Looking Skin... GUARANTEED with BioTRUST Ageless Glow

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I'm a 74 year old male with a lifetime of sun exposure behind me.

I'm a keen surfer and cyclist, so my skin has had more than its fair share of both suntan and sunburn.

But everyone admires my skin. Except for laugh lines, it's pretty much wrinkle free and with no age spots.

I LOVE Ageless Glow. You can just feel that it's all natural. It's non-greasy, feels wonderfully smooth going on and has a fresh, pleasant odor totally removed from the artificial perfume of so many chemical based products.

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February 3, 2019

Goal Achieved for Week 1

Half Way Through My 2 Week Plan

Phil Upper Body Flex

As outlined in my previous post Keto Diet + Intermittent Fasting my aim was to reduce my body fat percentage by 2% over a two week period, while maintaining muscle mass with minimal weight loss.

At two months away from my 75th birthday, I also wanted to put to bed these four Internet-based "facts":

  1. You naturally put on weight as you age.
  2. Your body fat percentage always goes up with your age, especially for women.
  3. Older people should avoid weight training because of the danger to their joints and muscles.
  4. It's difficult to get a six-pack after 40 and impossible after 50.

The planned methodology was the Keto Diet, intermittent fasting between breakfast and dinner, weights work on alternate days, stretches, abs and aerobics comprising walk, bike and HIIT. And no alcohol!

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February 1, 2019

30 Day Body and Mind Detox

Detox to Lose Weight

Many people are addicted to sugar as a result of a habit developed in childhood. It’s a must for everyone who wants to lose weight to reduce or eliminate refined sugar from their diet plan.

Sugar is not bad to health as long as it is consumed in moderate quantity. But preferably you should get your sugar from natural products such as fruit or honey rather than refined sugar, which has all sorts of destructive health issues.

If you normally prefer taking food that is high in sugar content, then you will be facing many health problems in the future. These may include the twin scourges of modern life, obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

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January 30, 2019

Energy Healing

Energy Healing: Medicine of the Future?

Energy Healing Waterfall

A process by which you "recharge your batteries", energy healing is an alternative medicine practice which has been around for thousands of years. You use the natural energy that exists in your body and the universe for specific health rewards. Not only can improving your energy flow impact your physical health, but it can also lead to metaphysical benefits like improved spirituality and a more complete emotional existence.

Energy healing works because you are a natural energy creator. Everything in the universe is energy. Energy is everywhere, and everything in your environment works to either improve or negatively impact your life force energy.

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January 29, 2019

Keto Diet + Intermittent Fasting

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Can I Use Keto and Intermittent Fasting to Achieve a Goal?

These are some "facts" according to (Internet) conventional wisdom:

  1. You naturally put on weight as you age.
  2. Your body fat percentage always goes up with your age, especially for women.
  3. Older people should avoid weight training because of the danger to their joints and muscles.
  4. It's difficult to get a six-pack after 40 and impossible after 50.

Well, I'm going to see what I can do to challenge these over a mere 2 weeks. Are they fact or myth?

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