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The Rules of Being a Vegetarian

Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal, and may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter. The health benefits are probably the motivation that convinces most people to adopt a meat free diet.   The first thing to be aware of is that the extremes of vegetarian diets have a lot… Read More The Rules of Being a Vegetarian

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How Alcohol Impacts Fitness

Alcohol  has a number of effects on health. Short-term effects of alcohol consumption include intoxication and dehydration. Long-term effects of alcohol consumption include changes in the metabolism of the liver and brain and alcoholism. Why are we affected by alcohol in the blood concentration? The blood alcohol concentration is the amount of alcohol in the body divided by… Read More How Alcohol Impacts Fitness

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5 Great Weight Loss Tips

Weight Loss in the context of medicine, health, or physical fitness, refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue. Many people are looking for ways to drop some extra pounds for health… Read More 5 Great Weight Loss Tips

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Reasons to grow your own organic vegetable garden

Organic food is food produced by methods that comply with the standards of organic farming. Standards vary worldwide, but organic farming in general features practices that strive to cycle resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. Organizations regulating organic products may restrict the use of certain pesticides and fertilizers in farming. In general, organic foods… Read More Reasons to grow your own organic vegetable garden