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The Down and Dirty on Portion Control

downsizing portions can lead to sizing down on your waistline Over the years our food habits have changed so drastically it’s hard to understand what constitutes a traditional healthy diet and what doesn’t. Adding to the confusion is the overabundance of food choices, countless sources of nutritional and weight loss information competing for our attention […]

Dodging Diabetes

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three easy tips on keeping you from becoming a statistic 20 million Americans are living with Diabetes and over 40 million have pre-diabetes, thus making this disease almost like an epidemic. [1]  This disease is caused by high blood sugar levels. There are a few different types of diabetes, and it can come into someone’s […]

The Grapefruit Should Be Called Greatfruit

several benefits of eating grapefruit This time of year I am always trying to feed my body copious amount of vitamin C. Most because I am trying to avoid getting sick. While friends and family commonly come down with bad colds, I come away fairly unscathed. I attribute this to my friend the grapefruit.This year […]

Getting Skinny on Six Meals a Day

more on eating less more often We’re so used to hearing people talk about eating less food that it’s become weight-loss doctrine. But as you remember from the physiology of metabolism, you have to eat more often to change your body composition. The new philosophy I want you to keep in mind is “energy balance.” […]

Alec Baldwin’s War on Weight Gain

Alec Baldwin Battling Type 2 Diabetes

turning around impending diabetes How many of you read about Alec Baldwin? Well, if you didn’t here’s the skinny. He went to the doctor for a check up and the prognosis was he was heading down the path of Type II Diabetes. Flash forward four months. Have you seen him lately? He dropped over 30 […]

Declaring War on Weight Gain

The War On Weight Gain

five easy steps to win the battle of the bulge It’s a war out there and the battle is the battle of the bulge. The one around your waist and butt. We are here to help you in your battle to be better. Therefore we are declaring war on waiting gain. Here’s a good battle […]

Look and Feel Better

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5 ways to slim down January is almost half over and have you made some headway on your resolution to get in better shape, by decreasing fat and increasing muscle? Weight loss is often a common thing at the start of a new year, it is a clean slate to leave old patterns behind and […]

Breaking The Habits That Make You Fat

little decisions that can take you from fat to fit According to recent research, the average person makes 200 decisions every day that will influence his or her weight. And most of these decisions aren’t monumental choices, most, in fact, are small choices, habits if you will, that over time can take us to two […]

Exchanging The Gift of Holiday Weight Gain

9 easy tips to get you skinny in the new year If you are like me then you are looking to drop your holiday weight gain. Here are a few tips to help you say good bye and good reddens to your gut. Eat eggs for breakfast. A study in Nutrition Research found that people […]

Metabolism Manipulation

Firing Up a Slow Metabolism A slow metabolism sounds like a poor excuse that obese people use for eating too much and exercising too little. Overweight people despise thin people for naturally having a high metabolism who can eat anything that they crave without putting on weight. Although some of us are able to cheat […]

The Tao of Tea

The healing properties of tea Over the past year we at Steviva Brands have started offer organic Fair Trade premium loose teas. Fair trade is an organized social movement which promotes standards for international labor, environmentalism, and social policy in areas related to production of Fairtrade labeled and unlabeled goods. The movement focuses in particular […]

How Weight Training Increases your Metabolism

Weight training is anaerobic and therefore burns carbohydrates (sugar). Cardiovascular exercises such as jogging, cycling, step classes, or stair climbing are aerobic and therefore burn fat. So it seems logical to focus on aerobic training for fat loss. However, something interesting happens “beneath the surface” when you lift weights. Weight training increases your lean body […]

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