Monthly Archives: May 2017

From the man who invented the revolutionary Fast Diet: The 2-minute-a-week home workout… and, yes it WILL get you fit


  • High Intensity Training can give you same benefits as traditional approach
  • Two minutes of intense exercise a day can make a significant difference 
  • Benefits include improved aerobic fitness, endurance and reduced body fat
  • ·         This forms the basis of what Dr Michael Mosley has called Fast Exercise

There is a belief that the more time you spend exercising, the better. Not so.

High Intensity Training (HIT) has caused a stir because studies done over the past decade have shown that as little as two minutes of intense exercise a day can make a significant difference.… Read the rest

How eating avocado could save your life: Fruit ‘lowers cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease’


  • Scientists revealed swapping solid fats for avocado boosts your health
  • Eating avocado ‘significantly reduces’ cholesterol levels, study found
  • Lowering cholesterol and cutting out solid fats helps with weight loss
  • And, high cholesterol is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease
  • As a result, avocados reduce the risk of heart disease, scientists said 

    They are a great addition to a salad or smoothie.

But for many, the avocado has come to be seen as a guilty pleasure.

Though classed as a fruit, it is not typical in the fact that rather than being high in carbohydrate, avocados … Read the rest

16 Ways to Lose Weight Fast

Via Jessica Girdwain

weak your lifestyle

by Jessica Girdwain
From Health magazine

It’s a familiar story: You pledge to honor a daily elliptical routine and count every last calorie. But soon, you’re eating cupcakes at the office and grabbing happy hour mojitos, thinking, Oops, diet over.

There is a better way: Swap the all-or-nothing approach for one or two healthy switch-ups in your daily routine. “Doing this can lead to more weight loss than you ever imagined,” says Marissa Lippert, RD, author of The Cheater’s Diet.







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Fasting diet ‘slows ageing and prolongs life’: Cutting calorie intake by half for five days a month slashes the risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes


  • Fasting helps lower the risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes  
  • But it’s not practical so scientists devised a diet that mimics fasting
  • Dieters cut calorie intake by between 34 and 54% for five consecutive days 
  • For the other 25 days a month people go back to eating their normal diet Cutting the number of calories you eat by up to half for five days a month will help you live longer, scientists today revealed.

People who underwent less than a week of a heavily restricted diet showed fewer signs of ageing, diabetes, heart disease Read the rest

Weight-loss success story creates app to make exercise fun

Ya Farzin used to be big. Now he just dreams big.

The 28-year-old Bethesda, Md., resident, who lost 200 pounds several years ago and went on to become a personal trainer, is trying to “do something great for the fitness industry.” To that end, he and a partner have created a free mobile app called Heat Running, which aims to turn monotonous exercise into a fun, rewarding contest.

The app puts users into a race that they can see on their iPhones (there’s no Android version yet), “a virtual Mario Kart kind of thing,” as Farzin put it, referring to … Read the rest

Three benefits of dark chocolate that will help you lose weight

Via Smucker

(NaturalNews) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 68 percent of adults over the age of 20 are overweight, half of whom are considered obese. Of course obesity is also strongly linked to many other health problems including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. The economic costs are enormous. A 2011 article in the The Lancet estimates the annual medical costs of these diseases will increase by as much as $60 billion by 2030. While there is no magic solution to weight loss, research supports a number of health benefits of dark chocolate for this

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Laser helmet promises to curb hair loss


NEW YORK (PIX11) – Instead of using creams, pills or going to the doctor, hair loss can be treated at home using a so-called laser helmet, according to the device’s creators.

Theradome’s creation was supported by an IndieGoGo campaign that surpassed its goal by nearly 1,000 percent. Some 1,265 backers donated nearly $470,000 to make the device.

Users place the helmet on their heads, flip a switch and sit for a 20-minute session twice a week. The device’s manufacturer touts its ability to reduce hair loss and promote new hair growth in three to four months.

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9 Free Business Productivity Tools For Startups

Via Maricel Rivera

Starting a business can be a daunting endeavor, especially if all you have is a cool product and not enough capital. In the tech world, or in any other niche for that matter, most startuppers fail not because they have bad products but because they are unable to generate enough consumer interest in their products. 

Considering overheads and other back-office expenses, this scenario doesn’t come as a surprise. So if you’re still starting out and find yourself strapped for much needed funding to keep your startup afloat, the following free business productivity tools are worth checking … Read the rest

The new green juice? Healthy tipples packed with spirulina, spinach and COLLAGEN claim to boost your health and beat your wrinkles in one hit.


  • Beauty & Go is a range of drinks that are packed with bioactives
  • Claim to protect cells against oxidative stress and boost firmness 
  • Models sipped on it backstage at London Fashion Week   From Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s beloved green juice to Miranda Kerr’s favourite Noni juice, the two models are walking adverts for the power of vitamins and super fruits. 

When the A-listers came out in support of clean juices, the world converted to all things green quicker than you could say kale. 

And now, a new beauty drink that claims to boost your health and Read the rest

Hair Loss Treatments and Causes

Hair Loss Treatments

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

Everyone, men and women, lose hair on a regular basis, between 50 and 100 hairs daily, but if you see emergence of depopulated areas or thinning hair, you may be suffering from some form of hair loss, the cause must be determined.

The so-called hereditary hair loss, is the most common cause and it is also known as: alopecia androgenetic, male pattern baldness or female pattern baldness, but there are many other causes; stress can cause hair loss, some medical treatments and some diseases can cause hair loss, inappropriate hair care can … Read the rest