Weight Management Archive

  • Quit Being a Meal Skipper

    Quit Being a Meal Skipper

    Most people who are intense need and longing of loosing weight tend to not eat during the day for the hope that the lesser they eat the more calories they lose. On the other hand, this principle does not really work effectively for a long period of time and in fact it is one of the reason why we gain more weight instead of losing it.Lower metabolismThe more you deny your body of food the more you are actually earning a higher risk of gaining weight. This is so because our bodies will start to go...

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  • Clothes Sizing for Normal Women

    Clothes Sizing for Normal Women

    "Forget the sizes we use now. We are moving toward a new system which I hope will better reflect women's real measurements." says the health minister Bernat Soria in the International Herald Tribune.It seems like the days for very skinny models and designers using skinny models for ramp modeling will soon say gone are the days. In fact many health and fashion authorities these days are starting to opt for models with fit and healthy looking for their shows rather than the skin and bones type. St...

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  • Managing Midlife Weight Gain

    Managing Midlife Weight Gain

    Our body weight goes up and down every once in a while, even at your fittest. However, it tends to increase significantly as we reach middle age, and even though it is inevitable it is unhealthy especially if fat gets stored around the abdomen. Men usually gain about 5 pounds per decade, while women get an additional 3.5 pounds during the same time period.We experience mid-life weight gain because of different factors. First, our muscle mass tends to decrease as we age, mainly due to decreased p...

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