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Welcome to 5:2 intermittent fasting » The Fast Diet

Welcome to 5:2 intermittent fasting » The Fast Diet

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What Your Cravings Really Mean So you’re craving chocolate, which must mean that your body is trying to tell you it needs the bag of buttons you’ve got in your cupboard. Right? Wrong. Cravings can simply be a symptom of boredom or loneliness, or they can be your body trying to tell you what you should be eating in order to be healthy. Stress Management Research, Science of Coherence, IHM Research Center The Institute of HeartMath Research Center is a recognized global leader in emotional physiology, optimal function, resilience and stress-management research. The center conducts basic research into psychophysiology, neurocardiology and biophysics, and outcome studies in clinical, workplace, educational and military settings, frequently in collaboration with universities, research centers and health-care-system partners. This research has significantly advanced understanding of heart-brain interactions, heart-rate variability (HRV) and heart-rhythm coherence, and the physiology of optimal learning and performance. Research interests also include the electrophysiology of intuition and exploring how we are all globally interconnected at a deep, fundamental level via electromagnetic fields and biofields. Research Library

Food lover Fiona's 5:2 success - The 5-2 Diet Book "I eat out at least twice a week, sometimes more, but with 5:2 I can still lose weight." Diet history: I do a lot of restaurant reviews and eat out far too much. My Dad and Uncle both had heart attacks and my Mum had diabetes. And I’d put on a lot of weight! I’m only 156cm (5 feet 1 ½ and weighed 72kg (159 lb) when I started 5:2 (ouch!). 5:2 history: I started in September 2012 after realising that I could have health problems in the future.

Protein snacks you can carry anywhere Don't get caught short without a healthy, filling snack. Here are 9 protein snacks to grab and go. We all know why it's important to fuel up with protein at every snack and meal: not only is protein necessary for muscle and cell growth and repair but it is very filling, leaving you less likely to reach for a sugary snack moments later. Why Your Workout Should Be High-Intensity Photo Many people with chronic health problems resign themselves to lives of modest activity or no activity at all, thinking vigorous exercise is unsafe or that they lack the stamina for it. But recent studies are proving just the opposite. They are showing that high-intensity exercise may be even better than regular aerobic activities for many patients with conditions like heart disease, diabetes, stroke, pulmonary disease, arthritis and Parkinson’s disease. The studies strongly suggest that a more demanding but more efficient and often more enjoyable form of exercise known as high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is not only safe for most patients but more effective at preventing or reversing the deficits associated with many chronic ailments.

7 Health Gurus to Listen to if You Want a Healthy Life ... → Health Being a health and nutrition major, there are many health gurus to listen to that I’ve learned to appreciate as mentors throughout the years. These individuals aren’t just healthy eaters, but also smart in their advice and outlook on health, wellness, life, and on the mind, body and spirit connection. Check out my favorite advisers that have made a positive influence on me, and if you have any favorite health gurus to listen to of your own, feel free to share yours with me! 1. Dr.

Are high protein diets actually bad for you? With the current popularity of low-carb, high-protein diets such as Atkins, Paleo, Keto and Primal, is it time to ask: are high protein diets bad for you? Earlier in 2014, various news story declared that high protein diets are as bad for us as smoking 20-a-day. The truth is that the research (on which those headlines was based) didn't actually say anything of the sort. Let's get to the truth. The actual facts emerged from a large study which did discover a link between eating very high amounts of protein, and an increased risk of dying, in adults aged 50-65. How Interval Training Can Improve Health John P. Kelly/Getty ImagesCan brief bursts of exercise improve your health? While many of us wonder just how much exercise we really need in order to gain health and fitness, a group of scientists in Canada are turning that issue on its head and asking, how little exercise do we need? The emerging and engaging answer appears to be, a lot less than most of us think — provided we’re willing to work a bit.

What is healthism? (part two) In part one of this post I explained the most common meaning of healthism (an excessive preoccupation with healthy lifestyles and feeling personally responsible for our health) and described an authoritarian sense of the term. Here I discuss healthism as an appeal to moral sentiments and as a source of anxiety. I also note an unusual definition of the term as the desire to be healthy, which leads me to end with a personal disclaimer. Moral healthism 10 underrated meat -free protein sources Vegetarians and vegans, listen up! We've uncovered 10 incredible meat-free protein sources which you might not have considered. Are you ready to chow down? Turns out there' s no need to buy fake, meat-replacement products and branded products. Vegans and vegetarians can enjoy nature's bounty and get plenty of natural protein.

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