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Physical exercise and old age

The aging process is necessary and natural in our lives. Gerontology (the science that studies man’s aging process) addresses areas beyond and related to age-related diseases in order to recognize that successful aging requires maintaining physiological function and improved physical fitness. According to researchers Mcardle and Katch, much of the physiological deterioration previously considered “normal aging” arose …

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Fasting Physical Exercises

Do you usually train fasting? Some people adopt this habit in order to increase fat burning. Others therefore train early and do not like to have breakfast as soon as they wake up. It is known that after prolonged fasting, carbohydrate stores are reduced, with increased fat metabolism. With that in mind, some people began to exercise fasting …

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Planning a healthy diet

Many want to change their lifestyle and start eating more natural and less processed foods. However, with the intense work routine and the many appointments, some end up giving up and opting for frozen foods. So what would be the solution to start and maintain a healthy routine without having the same attitudes again? The answer is simple: …

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Eating well away from home

One question that always arises is how to get out of the diet without damaging the goals. Invitations to eat come up unexpectedly, someone comes up and suggests a lunch or friends arrive with ready meals or someone invites you to eat, the family makes a different program and so on. So we have prepared a …

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How to reduce sodium in food

What is sodium and what is table salt?Sodium is a mineral that is naturally present in the composition of various foods, such as red meat and milk. It also participates in the composition of preservatives such as nitrates and nitrites, cyclamate and sodium saccharin sweeteners, yeasts (baking soda) and flavor enhancers such as monosodium glutamate.Already the …

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11 nutritional richness of cow’s milk

Dietitian and nutritionist Mariana Lima Eisenberg, registered with the United States Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, listed a list of more than 10 nutritional richness of cow’s milk. Contrary to what many people think out there, just cutting milk from your diet to lose weight, Mariana points out the benefits of keeping the liquid in your …

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Healthy Eating: Where to Start?

Before seeking a step-by-step step to actually eating healthy, one must understand the meaning of some terms related to the subject. Healthy eating can be defined as eating all the irreplaceable and indispensable food groups for the proper functioning of the body in the daily diet, namely water, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, fiber and minerals. Those trying …