By Stacey Thompson
Just about everyone who has tried to make radically healthier changes to their daily food consumption have realized that this is easier to accomplish with some kind of support system aside from your own will to succeed. It is a great help for people to cheer you on, support you, give you advice, or even criticize you on your way to better eating and overall health. Sometimes, you just can’t trust yourself as you are prone to self-rationalization (you are the best person to convince yourself to do anything), and an external perspective can be very useful.
We live in an age that a community can be in touch with one another, regardless of where they are physically. Health and fitness communities span countries, or even continents; they can share recipes, compare notes, and keep tabs on each other’s progress. Despite the widespread contagion of contaminated food, questionable chemical and genetic concoctions supposedly for human consumption, and strains of resistant bacteria, there has never been a better time in human history to sculpt the healthiest human beings ever to walk the planet.
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Losing weight can be a challenging prospect for people of all ages. While diet and exercise can help some people shed those extra pounds, there can be times when weight just won’t disappear. Since no one likes the appearance of a “muffin top,” it’s important to find effective ways to lose weight and improve one’s health. The following guide provides simple tips and tricks on how to get flatter abs by eating fiber.
Understanding the Role of Fiber
Fiber plays an important role in maintaining proper digestive health. While the body doesn’t directly absorb fiber, it helps promote food mobility in both the large and small intestine.
When an individual eats dense foods, they digestive system is put under a lot of stress. Heavy foods like meats, cheeses, nuts and other proteins can take up to 18 hours to move through the entire digestive system.
Understanding Food Mobility
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No food actually burns fat, but by replacing the fatty, carbohydrate-rich foods in
your diet with healthy organic alternatives, you can control your weight and get rid of ugly belly fat
. Here are a few great organic foods that will help you cut the size of your midsection.
1. Oranges and Grapefruits – Organic citrus fruits are delicious, so you won’t
mind replacing donuts and cereal with some fresh fruit every morning. The
caloric savings are enormous, as oranges only have about 60-80 calories and
grapefruits only have 80-100.These fruits also help your body burn calories during exercise, so by eating citrus early in the day, you’ll make your mid-afternoon or evening workout much more effective.
2. Avocados – Your body needs fat, but it doesn’t need donuts and
cheeseburgers. Organic avocados have high levels of mono-saturated fats, which
helps you control your blood sugar levels. This is important when you’re trying
to lose weight, because if your blood sugar is high, your body will try to store
If you’ve got a belly, your body has decided to store these excess (Read More....)