Weight Loss Myths Exposed!

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Myth #4: High-protein diets cause ketosis, which reduces hunger. Ketosis occurs when fat, instead of carbohydrate, is used as an energy source during a high-protein diet. Ketone bodies are produced, which give your breath a bad “fruity” odor. Ketone bodies do not reduce appetite; but, eating sufficient protein for your body needs can help reduce hunger and support weight loss.

Myth #5: Exercise alone can help you lose weight. While exercise is an important component of a healthy weight-loss program, it is not a great way to lose weight on its own. Exercising for even an hour at a time burns only a moderate amount of calories. Combining exercise with calorie reduction and a healthy eating plan isrepparttar most effective way to lose weight and keep it off.

One ofrepparttar 150893 most healthful and helpful steps you can take to improve your health and that of your family’s is to learn about nutrition. The principles are easy to understand and armed withrepparttar 150894 correct information, it’s possible to make an improvement to your health.

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Kim Beardsmore is a weight loss consultant whose business operates across 60 countries. Learn more about losing weight, great nutrition and how to look after your health. Estimate your healthy body weight, free ezine and more at http://weight-loss-health.com.au

Getting The Best From Your Body

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Slow down and enjoy your food. Chewing is essential - you have teeth for a reason - to assistrepparttar digestive process. Eating food quickly, or while stressed, disrupts digestion andrepparttar 150892 absorption of nutrients. The 'how' and when' of eating is just as important as 'what' you eat.

Life-giving water

Nature's nectar. Your body is 70% water and it needs to be daily replenished with a fresh supply to ensure that body cells are hydrated and energized. Ideally, we need to consume two litres of water every day.

Get active!

You need just enough activity to keep all your moving parts in good working order, lean and strong. Too much exercise uses up resources needed for normal growth, repair and maintenance, and creates premature wear and tear onrepparttar 150893 joints and ligaments.

So how much exercise are we talking about?

Enjoy a good brisk walk inrepparttar 150894 fresh air everyday - or even every second day - swing your arms, hold your head high, fill your lungs and lengthen your strike. Or, consider purchasing a home fitness video. There are plenty to choose from, just make sure it incorporates a good stretching regime to avoid pulling or straining any muscles. The same applies to any team sports or gym work - warm-up first. The message is, yes, you need to use your body to prevent it from 'getting rusty'.


Proper 'quality time' should not be confused with time spent watching endless television, or playing games onrepparttar 150895 computer. Energetic computer games and emotionally-charged TV soaps activaterepparttar 150896 release of 'fight-or-flight' stress chemicals - hardly a form of relaxation. Switchrepparttar 150897 TV off and take time-out once or twice a day for between 15-30 minute to rest your thoughts, and your body, completely. Sit or lie comfortably, close your eyes, breathe deeply and slowly, perhaps listen to restful music, and drift into your mind's theatre of beautiful landscapes and memories. No interruptions, no demanding family or friends, just you and your attention focused on health, happiness and abundance…that's quality time!


We all need 6-8 hours quality sleep every night. Get to bed before midnight and startrepparttar 150898 day early and alert after a restful, refreshing sleep.

Love makes everything workable For complete harmony of mind, body and spirit,repparttar 150899 final ingredient needed is a huge helping of love. Surround yourself with people you love and who love you!

Kim Beardsmore is a weight loss consultant whose business operates across 60 countries. This world renowned, medically approved program will give you results you'll love and all the support you need! Estimate your healthy body weight, tons of recipes, articles, free ezine and more at http://weight-loss-health.com.au

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