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Visceral Fat Doesn’t Just Give You a Muffin Top – It Can Kill, Too

What is Visceral Fat? Excess belly fat can be unattractive, but there’s more to it than just that. Subcutaneous fat is stored below your skin, and visceral fat is stored in your abdominal area. It is packed around the spaces surrounding your major internal organs, such as your pancreas, liver and intestines. Having some visceral fat is normal, but too much…

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Break the obesity cycle!

Continual weight gain is often the result of a vicious cycle created by something called metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is the problem underlying many modern health issues. Not surprisingly, it is caused by eating too much sugar and carbohydrates. Despite evidence for its existence metabolic syndrome took a while to be accepted by the medical and scientific…

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Protein Shakes: Good for everyone

Protein shakes are a great way to supplement your protein needs. While body builders have long used protein bars and shakes to boost their daily protein intake and build muscle post-workout, protein is not just for the fitness minded. An increased protein intake is beneficial for everyone. Protein builds muscle, balances blood sugar Protein helps our…

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You’re fit, but are you healthy?

Health and fitness are not the same thing. At 46 Andrew Boardman was the fittest he had ever been in his life. When he walked to the starting line of a marathon in Blackburn on August 3 2016 he expected to finish well, but he never made the race. He collapsed with a massive stroke minutes before the start.…