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Atkins Diet Foods

February 10, 2010 By: admin Category: Atkins Diet

Atkins diet food is available to get once you know what you’re searching. The books, food pyramid and online resources can assist you make best food choices and stay on the diet for the long-run.

Atkins diet foods are easy to find and available everywhere. There are a lot of varieties to choose from, whether you pick prepackaged low-carb diet foods or make your own meals. No matter how you want to do the Atkins plan, there is a solution out there for you.

You will need to keep the Atkins food pyramid in mind when you make food choices. The Atkins pyramid looks much different than the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. The base of the pyramid consists of protein sources such as eggs, fish, beef, chicken and tofu. On a daily basis, your diet should consist primarily of these foods. The second tier has low glycemic vegetables like salad greens, broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus and spinach.

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The Danger of Magnesium Deficiency

February 06, 2010 By: admin Category: Health

We surely have heard about the importance of antioxidant to prevent cancer and heart disease. This element is really famous among us today. But have you ever heard that you can also suffer heart disease, migraines, diabetes, insomnia, fatigue, and even depression because of magnesium deficiency? It’s probably a new knowledge for you but you can be sure that it is all true. And it is more surprising that there are 80% of Americans are magnesium deficient.

Why is the number really high? It is because magnesium is not discussed too much in public area. It makes people don’t really aware about the importance of this mineral. The worst thing is it can be really hard to suffice our body’s need of magnesium. We can not suffice this need of magnesium from the food and water we consume. Unless you eat a mountain of spinach and pumpkin seeds everyday, you will never have enough magnesium in your body. Taking the magnesium supplement orally is not a solution too. It is only a 20% level of magnesium that can be absorbed by our body from this supplement. If you take larger doses of magnesium supplement, you will get diarrhea. The best thing you can do to get enough magnesium for your body is by rubbing magnesium oil on your skin. Yes, it might sound ridiculous but it is the most effective way to absorb magnesium in proper amount. You can also use magnesium oil to cure migraines, lower blood pressure, and prevent heart disease.

You only need to rub this magnesium oil onto your legs and arms like a lotion. It may feel a little oily when you rub it onto your skin at first. You don’t need to worry about it because it will dry in seconds. It’s time for you to be aware of magnesium deficiency because it can cause serious health problems.

Choosing the Best Fitness Class for You

February 05, 2010 By: admin Category: Fitness

Choosing one among all the options of fitness classes available in your town is sometimes can be a daunting task to be done. There are some cases that people have to try several classes before they get finally finding the best suited one for their level and goals to achieve. Just don’t let the hassles ruined your spirit; there are several simple things you can do to help you finding the best fitness class for you in simpler way.

The best thing you can take as determination in choosing one among all fitness classes to join is to make sure it focused in interval training, with best combination of cardio and resistance training. This allows you to not only focus on calories burning, but also to improve your body. If it possible, ask the instructors about the training purposes, the frequency of training recommended for you, and also get the estimation of the result can be gained. Just as many people did, don’t get tied with a fitness class only. It means that though you think that the class is well suited for you and you are really enjoying it, however if you find it having no result at all to get you into the desired goal, then please consider trying other classes so you can make some comparison and finding the best one for the better result while still you enjoyed the exercises.

If you are living in Los Angeles, then you may consider getting some advices and sharing many things with members of Los Angeles Health Clubs you joined. And so, with the best arrangement and strategies, can find the multiply Fitness Memberships for several fitness centers for your best options to compare with. And looking for the information over the internet should be a nice hassle-less solution though.