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10 Easy Steps to Get Six Pack Abs and to Keep It

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Six pack abs have been a constant craze among men and women for a long time now. People are under the impression that to have an impressive physique; you need to live your life in the gym. Living this hectic lifestyle of today, it is almost next to impossible to take time out to concentrate on those abs. However, there are simple methods that can help you get flat abs and get rid of that belly fat.

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Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) – The Champion Of Antioxidants

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Vitamin C or L-Ascorbic Acid is not manufactured by the body. It must be obtained through diet or supplementation. It is a water soluble vitamin found in the juices of fruits and vegetables and readily leaches into the cooking water of boiled foods. It is very sensitive to oxidation and is destroyed whenever foods are cut or torn which exposes the cells to air. Alkalies such as baking soda or antacids destroy ascorbic acid.

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How To Read Food Nutrition Labels – Facts Behind The Facts

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One of the most important things you can do for your own nutrition is to know what you’re eating. In recent years, food labels have become much more user friendly and you really can know exactly what you’re putting in your body. Your relationship with food is very important. What you eat can help to give you energy, improve your immunity, and allow you to combat many diseases. But it can also do the opposite – leave you feeling weak and even cause disease. But if you’ve never given your food much thought, reading food labels can be intimidating. There’s a lot of information there. Deciding which information is important and which isn’t can be challenging. Once you know the basics, though, you’ll read those labels with confidence. How to read nutrition label Look Behind Serving Size Begin with looking at the serving size on the label. Sometimes people miss this part of the label and then have an inaccurate idea of what’s actually in the food. For example, if you have a can of soup and the label says it’s 2 servings, that means that the information on the label would be doubled if you ate the whole can. ...

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Important Keys To Keep Muscle While Losing Fat

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When on a calorie deficit our body looks for any energy at all to use to keep functioning. This does not necessarily have to be fat. If our body burns muscle at a high rate, you will notice that no matter how much weight you lose, you may never actually gain definition. The gold standard set by society is having visible and defined abs, to achieve this we must remove the fat around them - not the abdominal muscles themselves.

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Hemp Protein – Why You Should Consider Using It

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Most meals are overloaded with excessive amount of fat and carbohydrates. Luckily individuals who don't eat enough protein can supplement their diets with the variety of protein powders available on the market today. Most people know about whey and soy protein, but a new type of protein, hemp protein, is quickly gaining in popularity. Hemp protein continues to gain popularity as a dietary supplement for many reasons

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Health Benefits And Sources Of Whole Grains

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Seems lately we've been bombarded with TV and magazine ads singing the praises of whole grains and that we should add a lot of them to our diet for good health. However, choosing an actual "whole grain" can be confusing - you have to read labels carefully to be sure your food choice really is whole grain and not a "refined grain". To make it more confusing, some whole grain choices are not as great for us as others and observing serving sizes is important.

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Top 10 Benefits Of Pilates – Get Stronger And Relaxed

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Have you been going to other exercise classes and want to try something different? Do you suffer from a bad back and need to find an answer? You should try Pilates. This is a form of physical fitness that has had a resurgence over the past decade. Joseph Pilates of Germany originally developed Pilates in the early 20th century. Described as 'contrology', Pilates is similar to corrective exercise or medical gymnastics where the mind controls muscle movement.

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