Can You Lose Weight by Walking?
As the end of summer approaches and school starts back up, schedules start to fill up quickly again. Sometimes you start to lose sight of your daily tasks and goals, like keeping up with your fitness regime. Maybe you haven’t exercised in a while or just starting out. Some people might be nervous about getting started or need that extra push to start up again. Walking is a great first step for that (pun intended).
Our friend, Helen from Health Ambition, wrote an article about the benefits of walking and how to get started. Walking is a great low impact exercise with a high impact on reducing stress and improving overall health and weight loss. Did you know that walking 75 minutes a week can drastically improve general health conditions. Check out the article below for quick tips, tricks and motivation to start walking again!
Can You Lose Weight Walking
For more tips and information from Health Ambition, check out there Facebook page here.
Just because something says “Fat free” or “Gluten free” doesn’t make it healthy. You have to watch out for a lot of the substitutes too, or you’ll just be trading one problem for another. Read the following article to find some of the common pitfalls of “healthy” eating…
Sugar-free, fat-free, gluten free: Are these healthy options? – chicagotribune.com.
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I think it is a great idea for meat packers and other food distributors to add suggested serving sizes on packaging, though I don’t support any mandates on it. Here is a story from a registered dietitian on the subject…
New nutritional labels for meat help you make smarter choices – Chew On This – MiamiHerald.com.
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