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  • Why is My Metabolism Slow?

    Why is My Metabolism Slow?
    You may feel tired, cold or that you've gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your body that use nutrients and oxygen to create energy. And there are lots of factors that affect how quickly (or slowly) it works, i.e. your “metabolic rate” (which is measured in calories). But don't worry – we know that metabolic rate is much more complicated than the old adage “calories in ....

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  • Do this easy "Kitchen Clean Out" to set yourself up for success!

    Kitchen Clean Out

    Before you get started on changes for a healthier you, take a good look at your kitchen – the fridge, what's lining your cupboard, the pantry – and get rid of all the things that might tempt you or are unhealthy. ?
    Toss processed, packaged foods
    – chemical ingredients, artificial sweeteners, and trans fat – your body doesn’t recognize them as food, and will spend a lot of energy processing, detoxifying, and eliminating them. This includes: ? Cold cereals with more than 4 grams of sugar per serving ? Soda, juice and fruit cocktails or drink mixes ? Cookies, cakes and candies ? ....

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  • Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night?

    Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing . . . Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet we're just beginning to understand all of the ways it helps us and all of the factors that can affect it. Lack of sleep affects just about everything in your body and mind. People who get less sleep tend to be at higher risk for so many health issues like diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer; not to mention effects ....

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  • Coffee- Who can drink it and who should avoid it.

    Coffee - Who can drink it and who should avoid it?

    Coffee is one of those things - you either love it or hate it. You know if you like the taste or not (or if it’s just a reason to drink sugar and cream). You know how it makes you feel (i.e. your gut, your mind, etc.). Not to mention the crazy headlines that say coffee is great, and the next day you should avoid it! There is actual science behind why different people react differently to it. It's a matter of your genetics and how much coffee you're used to drinking. NOTE: Coffee does not equal caffeine. Coffee contains between 50-400 mg of caffeine/cup, averaging around 100 mg/cup. ....

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  • Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it's Making You Fat and Tired

    Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right? Well, maybe… Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much
    you eat. This has gotten way too much attention because while this does affect your weight and energy level, it's certainly not the “holy grail” of health. Let's focus a bit more on the often overlooked (and proven) benefits of what
    you eat and drink and how
    you eat and drink it. What you eat and drink The “calories in, calories ....

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  • Three ways to avoid overeating at meals

    Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals
    Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it's not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn't always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days. Or at regular meals. Or All. The. Time. Here are three tips to avoid overeating at meals: (Psst, turn these into habits and ditch the willpower!) Tip #1: Start with some water When your stomach is growling and you smell amazingly delicious food, it's too easy to fill a plate (or grab some samples with your bare hands) ....

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  • What is Metabolism?

    What is Metabolism?
    This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot
    these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly
    does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It's how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to fuel everything you do. Your body has an incredible ability to grow, heal, and generally stay alive. And without this amazing biochemistry you
    would not be possible. Metabolism
    includes how the cells in your body:
    Allow activities you can control (e.g. physical activity etc.).
    Allow activities ....

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  • Personal Training and Group Fitness Classes in Midtown Sacramento!

    Check out our new website for Healthy Habits Studio!
    We proudly serve the Midtown Sacramento, Sacramento, and Land Park areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. Personal Training, Group Fitness Classes, Nutrition, and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click below to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook Twitter Instagram ....

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