The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that chronic diseases were responsible for five of the six leading causes of death in the United States in 2006 (1). Not surprisingly, chronic diseases have become the leading cause of death and disability, accounting for 70%
Junk food is a big hurdle for most people to overcome when trying to lose weight. For many of us food oftentimes becomes a mechanism for support. Feelings of stress, anxiety, anger, depression, and boredom can lead to poor food choices. The moment our lives throws us a curveball we run to the refrigerator, freezer, or local
We all have different reasons to exercise. Some exercise to look better. Some exercise to feel better. But those who tend to stick to an exercise program usually have a more profound and deeper reason. If you’re struggling to start an exercise program, your first step is to write down all the reasons why you’re considering an exercise program. The first
The body needs the correct amount of protein, carbohydrate and fat to grow, maintain and repair itself, including the growth of lean body mass (muscle). The Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range for protein intake for an adult is 10 to 35% of total daily caloric intake. While protein requi
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