depression

 

Do you know How to Fight Depression with Food? We live in stressful times, and all that stress can lead to severe bouts of depression. Typically, when we’re depressed, we turn to quick fixes. A tub of ice cream, a candy bar or a box of chocolates. But these only give us a temporary, artificially high, and we feel even worse when the effects wear off.

Depression is thought to be a result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. Three chemicals, in particular, are affected, namely:

  1. Serotonin (regulates emotions, sleep, and appetite)
  2. Noradrenaline (linked to arousal and alertness)
  3. Dopamine (associated with pleasure and reward)

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high fiber foods

How does fiber help you lose weight? High fiber foods provide some of the essential substances that our bodies need to process food and it makes us feel full. The good news is that foods high in fiber are so filling, they help with weight loss in the process.

Fiber slows digestion and helps keep blood glucose levels steady for an extended period of time. And because it’s so filling and doesn’t cause a glucose roller coaster ride, it helps keep us from overeating.

I’m sure many of the “diets” you’ve tried in the past made you feel hungry all the time! If you want to lose weight by eating and feeling full instead, you need to get more fiber in your diet.

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inspire fitness m3

Inspire Fitness M3: The Rock Star of Home Gyms. This review takes a look at the various design features and workout options that really make this home gym machine stand out, to help you decide if this would be the best choice for your own home workouts.

The Inspire Fitness M3 Home Gym is a pretty good high-end home gym option to consider. It is more than enough for beginner and intermediate lifters, it has quite a bit of weight stack resistance, lots of exercise choices, and is built durable too. This is a fairly expensive choice to go with, but in our opinion, the price is well worth the investment.

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nutrients

 

9 Nutrients Older Adults May Be Missing. Getting adequate nutrition can be a challenge as you get older. With age, the number of calories you need begins to decline. Every calorie you consume must be packed with nutrition to hit the mark.

Even then, you may fall short. As we get older, the body becomes less efficient at absorbing some essential nutrients. Also, the ability to taste food declines, blunting appetite. Some foods become difficult to chew or digest.

Several essential nutrients may be in short supply as you get older. Here are the top vitamins and nutrients to look out for — and how to get enough.

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Vectra’s Innovative Design makes the VX-38 a Winner! In this day and age, it’s tough to balance family, work, and exercise, especially when you have to commute to a gym and back. It’s where home gyms come in handy.

The Vectra VX-38 is a top of the line home gym. Each station has its dedicated weight stack which is ideal for multiple users. Also with various users in mind, Vectra arranged the weight stacks around the unit, so there is no awkward face to face or shoulder to shoulder moments.

The Vectra VX-38 comes with a multi-position padded hold-down system so that the user’s legs stay comfortably in place. Along with an Automatic Ratcheting Cam on the butterfly station, the VX-38 is a leading innovator in technology to ensure comfort and maximum workout for the user.

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