Truth About Birth Control Pills

A NOTE FROM FITADELPHIA:  SOY PRODUCTS PRODUCE ESTROGEN SO IF YOU ARE EATING PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN SOYBEAN OIL AND SOY LECITIN OR TOFU YOU ARE FORCING YOUR BODY TO PRODUCE ESTROGEN!  Check out http://whatseatingyoukid.com for more information. NOVEMBER 2, 2017 by STAFF CONTENT i The Birth Control Pill (the Pill) is the most common form of birth control for women under 35. It…

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When the scale sucks: 7 better ways to know if your nutrition plan is working.

By Alex McMahon, NTP How can you know if you’re making progress toward a body transformation goal? For starters, spend less time on the scale. Instead, focus on these 7 superior progress indicators. (And, while you’re at it, be sure to download the 4 progress tracking sheets we’ve included below).   “This is the first time I’ve felt full in 5 years.” I’d…

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3 sneaky dangers of Halloween candy!

Did you binge on candy corn and bite-size Snickers this year? Read about how the sweet stuff wreaks havoc on your body—beyond your waistline. by Macey Hall Y YOU KNOW TOO many chocolatebars or sugary-sweet treats will make you gain weight. That’s the most obvious candy downfall. But did you realize there are some other sneaky dangers of Halloween candy? Before you hit up…

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10 Interesting Human Memory Facts You Should Know

By Kendra Cherry Image Source/Getty Images Our memory helps make us who we are. From fondly recollecting childhood events to remembering where we left our keys, memory plays a vital role in every aspect of our lives. It provides us with a sense of self and makes up our continual experience of life. It’s easy to think of memory as a mental filing…

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Age-proof your knees

Improving range of motion, muscle strength, and weight control can help reduce pain and make your knees feel younger. Published: May, 2017 Image: © jacoblund/Thinkstock Knee pain is common in older age, often caused by osteoarthritis (the wearing away of knee cartilage). Fortunately, there are ways to fool Father Time and postpone knee problems or even prevent them entirely. “In…

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Glute Workout: 6 Ways To Build Your Perfect Booty

It’s all about the butt! Here are 6 ways to make yours rounder, fuller, and stronger so you can rock the heck out of those new jeans. Pop onto FitBoard or the fitness board on Pinterest and you’ll soon learn that it’s all about the butt! Who doesn’t want a backside that turns heads? You can do cardio until you’re blue in…

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What’s the best time of day to exercise?

 By: Jon Carlino Jon Carlino, a personal trainer team lead at Advocate Good Shepherd Health and Fitness Center in Barrington, Ill. answers: As a fitness professional, I’ve gotten this question numerous times. The short and simple answer is any time! Set a day and time to exercise. Writing down when you are going to exercise will increase the likelihood of keeping with the…

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Foods to Eat before Bed to Burn Fat

Here are a few key “rules” to use when choosing any food to eat in the evening hours: ​1. Include protein, but not just any kind.  Protein is the KING of fat-burning, but some protein sources can also spike insulin levels, such as fish and red meat.  So, it’s best to avoid these protein sources in favor of other proteins…

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