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11 May 2012

Does Diet Soda Make You Fat?

We all know by now that soda is one of the most evil things you can put in your body… the nasty chemicals, the gut-fattening high fructose corn syrup, and a lot of health problems caused by this carbonated cocktail. Surprisingly, many people believe that “diet” soda is a good thing for losing body fat. So let’s set the record straight…

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01 Mar 2012

What is Leptin?

Leptin (derived from the Greek word leptos, meaning “thin”), and it’s without a doubt the most important hormone you probably never heard of. You see, leptin was only first discovered just over 10 years ago, and as far as weight loss is concerned, that’s extremely recent. A leptin molecule looks a lot like a mangled telephone cord. Leptin’s function? To communicate your nutritional status to your body and brain.

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27 Feb 2012

Is Soy Good For You? Or Just Making You Fat?

The Dark Side of Soy, Only a few decades ago, unfermented soybean foods were considered unfit to eat – even in Asia.  These days, people all over the world have been fooled into thinking that unfermented soy foods like soymilk and soy protein are somehow “health foods”.  If they only knew the real truth! The soybean did not serve as a food until the discovery of fermentation techniques, some time during the Chou Dynasty.

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27 Feb 2012

The 7 WORST Exercises to NEVER Do!

 7 exercises are popular with most workout enthusiasts, but they could actually be HARMING your body! I’d like to take a strong look at the 7 most prevalent injury-causing exercises in most gyms. The worst part is that these exercises are pretty much useless when it comes to building strength or losing fat. There really isn’t much of a point in doing them, whatsoever, and yet they can destroy our results.

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