Addison's disease is an endocrine disorder where your body is unable to produce adequate amounts of steroid hormones. As such, patients with Addison's disease require hormone replacement therapy.
Peas have 22g of protein and 15g of fiber. What do those stats mean for you? Well, if you're trying to lose weight, it means that just one serving of the legume will fill you up with minimal calories.
Humankind likes to think it is superior to all the other species out there, but during the winter, we hibernate just like every other mammal. Though we don't exactly drag our fuzzy butts into a bear den and call it quits for the winter, we tend to stay still more during the winter (inside our houses, where it's warm) and eat more.
In this video, we learn how to make wholemeal pizza at home. You will need: 3 c wholemeal flour, 1 tbsp yeast, 1 pinch of salt and sugar, small amount of olive oil and 1 1/3 c water. First mix all dry ingredients together, then add oil and water little by little until it makes a dough and everything is well mixed together. Now, flour your hands and your surface and place the dough on top of it. Knead the dough until it is a dough consistency. Now place the dough into a bowl and put a damp clo...
Lose your double chin with a simple neck exercise. Cynthia Rowland, anti-aging expert, demonstrates some exercises for strengthening the neck muscles, thereby reducing the double chin.
Looking to drop a few pounds? There are some out there that swear by the watercress soup diet. Get the information you need on how to follow the watercress soup diet.
When fitting clothing, or ordering fabric, you will need to know your body measurements and proportions. In this tutorial, Rita, founder of Tourdephat.com, shows you how to use a basic tape measure to calculate your body size. This will help you get clothes that fit like a glove every time.
In order to lose stomach fat, you will need a timer or a stopwatch. First, you should set it for 5 minutes. Then, you will need to get into pushup position. You should be up on your toes. Your arms should be shoulder length apart. Your hands should be flat on the floor, and you back should be straight, with your stomach and buttocks in. Hold this position for a count of 10.
In this video, we learn how to get rid of a double chin with face exercises. This works the chin muscle, known as the metalis. It also works the muscles at the front of your neck. This exercise exerts a gentle pressure on your chin and the front of your neck. It will tone and tighten your neck to make it look youthful and vibrant. It also tones your jaw muscle to define your jaw line and get rid of those jowls. First, stretch out your neck as far as it will go. Then, open your mouth and close...
Everyone could benefit from shedding a few pounds, but what about those who need to lose a little bit more weight? Exercise isn't an option for everyone, with as busy as our lives are right now. It's hard to go running and do a few pushups when you have a hard enough time scheduling your day already. But if you're looking to shed a couple pounds here and there— without lifting a finger— this two-part video will help you out with some Jedi mind tricks!
Fitness guru Tony Horton has just what you need to lose your saddlebags and get the firm abs you've always wanted! Follow these easy tips form Tony Horton and you will start seeing results right away. Don't forget the hardest part is staying motivated! This video will show you how to lose your saddlebags.
It seems like people are always trying to lose weight..but what if you have the opposite problem? Whether you’re recovering from an illness, are a growing teen, or you are an athlete trying to bulk up, a little information can go a long way in helping you pack on a few extra pounds.
In this video, we learn how to lose belly fat without doing sit-ups. First, you will want to compare full body exercises to crunches to see which one will make you work harder and cause you to burn the most calories. It's obvious that the full body work out is going to cause you to burn far more calories than doing crunches will burn. It takes hard work and a lot of cardio to lose belly fat, but it is the only thing that is going to work, crunches will only help you to tone your abs, not help...
In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat and strengthen abdominals. Start off by jumping rope. Doing this outside when nothing is around you will help you stay focused and allow nothing to get caught on your rope. Next, you can sit on a yoga mat with weights and pull your arm back while holding in your inner core. You can also lay don on your mat, then raise your body up and twist, keeping your legs flat on the mat. Continue to do these exercises one after the other, and drink water w...
When vending machines are your only midday eating option at work, how on earth do you manage to keep up a regimen of eating healthy? The answer is to watch this video, then choose your snack with a guilt-free grin!
Just like any meal choice you can make more or less healthy options when eating sushi. Some ingredients are particularly calorie packed. If you’re watching your weight know where the hidden calories are and if your really conscientious you can try sashimi.
It’s easy to gain a little extra weight in college but there are ways to defy this weight gain trend. It won’t work without will power but you can limit your unhealthy food intake and sneak in some unconventional exercise routines.
Learn how to get your body bikini ready. Try these proven methods to get an awesome bathing suit bod.
This video shows a quick way to lift your sagging jowls with face exercises. This video targets the platysma and sternomastoid muscles at the front of
Dr. Harry Preuss explains how natural carb blockers work at stopping carbs from being absorbed into the body, so people can still eat carbohydrates.
Fitness experts will always tell you that, above all, it takes consistent dedication, eating right, and hard work to gain muscle. But what if you're a skinny guy whose efforts just aren't paying off?
-Experts say celery is a negative calorie food, making it one of the best snacks you can eat. This means that chewing the celery burns more calories than the celery actually has in it.
Think losing weight means you have to limit yourself to boring and bland salads? Well then think again. While salads (which should contain portions of protein and carbs, by the way, to be filling) are great diet foods, it's important to get a variety of different healthy treats in there for maximum fat loss.
Robert Kowalski on why the Chinese practice of dim sum - eating small bits at a time - is beneficial for heart health.
If you've got 20 pounds or more to lose, then this is not the video for you. But if you're on the cusp of reaching your goal weight (so think 2-5 pounds off) but you've hit a plateau and the fat won't slide off no matter what you do, then this video will teach you how to get that final fat blast in to reveal lean muscle.
This video gives tips on how to count calories in order to take responsibility for the food that you eat and your weight. Pick a daily calorie count for each day. Set a goal. That goal can be anywhere. You can set it at 1200 or 1800. It doesn’t matter. Weigh yourself regularly.
Ever wondered how stars stay a size two – besides starvation, personal trainers, and plastic surgery? Wonder no more. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to lose weight like a celebrity.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a core-blasting workout without sit-ups or crunches. Users will only need a timer. This workout contains 6 exercises. The exercises are: right knee-to-elbow plank, left knee-to-elbow plank, right side plank twist, left side plank twist, sit through and X-up. Do 30 seconds for each exercise with no rest in between the exercises. When finished, take a 30-60 second rest and then repeat the workout 2-3 more times for a full 9 minute workout. This vi...
How do you know if you should lose weight is a question people often ask. For the most part the need for weight loss should be determined by how you feel in your own body. There are some calculations that doctors use to determine if you need to lose weight. One of those calculations is BMI or Body Mass Index. BMI is based upon a fairly difficult equation. BMI is figured by multiplying your weight by 703 then dividing by your height squared. A body mass index over 25 is considered overweight. ...
Ever heard of the Life Choice Diet? This diet starts with vegetarianism and ends with record weight loss. In fact, it works so well, you might consider making a new life habit out of "dieting" this way, and become a vegetarian.
If you're a college student, then you're super busy all the time. Between running around to classes, hanging around with friends, fraternity parties, volunteering, and work there's very little time to devote to preparing a healthy meal.
The person describes many different foods you can eat and what you can make from all the diet and healthy foods. The viewer can learn how to lose weight and keep it off with an easy diet. This is important because of the increasing number of overweight and obese people in this country. He describes how to make a healthy smoothie for those who are over weight or just want to be more healthy.
In this tutorial, we learn how to gain weight with a fast metabolism. If you have a high metabolism, it may be difficult for you to gain weight. Eating more just isn't enough if you want to gain weight, you want to change your habits that will change your hormones. Testosterone has an anabolic or growth effect in your body that promotes muscle strength and breakdown. Include fatty acids in your diet, which are healthy fats in avocados, fish, oils, and nuts. Also, lift heavy weights and use as...
Eating healthy requires preplanning most of the time, but if you're looking to eat healthy and are strapped for cash and time this is an easy recipe to make which will both speed up weight loss and muscle gain.
One of the best ways to monitor your diet is by measuring your body fat content. In this three part tutorial, learn how to measure body fat using a caliper. A caliper is a device used to pinch and measure the fat on your body. A caliper is cheap, fast and accurate and makes an excellent alternative to electronic devices. Check out this video and stay on top of your new workout regime - mind the scale and use the caliper to know what's muscle and what's excess.
It's hard to lose weight if you're always hungry. Reduce food cravings naturally with these tips. Watch this video to learn how to curb your appetite naturally.
The apple cider vinegar diet may promise more than it can fulfill and trend diets that are often too good to be true. This diet proposes that by drinking two to three teaspoons of apple cider vinegar with each meal, you will lose weight. Try these tips for buying diet foods in this healthy shopping video.
Two hunky guys demonstrate how to improve your abdominal muscle tone. Work your abdominals in a unique motion and boost your anabolic hormones to gain muscle and lose fat. In addition to this workout, add healthy eating and positive thinking and you will accomplish your goal. You can get your heart rate up to over 160 using these tips. The movements are simple, they are basic boxing hits. You must work the right muscles and move the right way, as with any exercise, and it works.
This video tutorial is in the Diet & Health category where you will learn how to lose belly fat for middle aged women. This video shows inner thigh exercises, triceps and back workouts. Sit on the floor with your legs stretched in front. Take a stretch band , put it around the feet, criss-cross the ends of the band and hold the ends above the waist. Now bend your knees and lie on your back. Then, while lying on your back, you stretch your legs upwards and your hands sideways. Bend your knees ...
Another option in body fat testing is to use an electronic or digital caliper. These types of calipers make more accurate readings and can take a measurement in seconds. Check out this three part tutorial and learn how to use a digital caliper on a body builder's physique. Keep track of your body fat and you will be winning body building competitions in no time.