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How Does Dehydration Affect Your Body Composition?

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How Does Dehydration Affect Your Body Composition?

The benefits of staying hydrated and drinking water are countless. The human body needs a lot of water to function properly which is why a person can only survive for a few days without water. Drinking adequate amounts of water allows you to cleanse out toxins from your body, but did you know that water intake can even affect your body composition? Even though staying hydrated is just as necessary as adequate rest and quality food, it is often overlooked by people. Drinking adequate amounts of water can be the difference between accomplishing body composition goals and seeing no change...

What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Stop Exercising

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What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Stop Exercising

We have all been in a phase where we workout dedicatedly for several months but one day, we decide to take a break. This gap in our training routine may have been due to personal life commitments, vacation, and work pressure or to spend more time with family. This gap slowly turns to a week and before you know it, it’s almost been a month since your last workout or exercise. But what implications does this break have on your body?  Exercising increases the heart’s efficiency to pump blood throughout our body. Since blood carries oxygen, it spreads throughout our...

The Truth Behind Walking 10,000 Steps A Day

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The Truth Behind Walking 10,000 Steps A Day

Most fitness tracking devices recommend taking 10,000 steps a day to stay fit, but does this statement hold up scientifically? You might have heard this number several times before, but a little digging and research will tell you that this number is based on coincidence and unclear history rather than being based on scientific truths.  But wait, where does the 10,000 number appear from? The 10,000-step-per-day goal appears to have been inspired by a clock pedometer that was launched in Japan in 1965. The device's name was "Manpo-kei," which means "10,000 steps meter" in Japanese. This was originally intended to...

The Science behind Bbeza Cafe

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The Science behind Bbeza Cafe

Bbeza Café contains three vital ingredients that make it stand out in comparison to any other coffee brand in the market. These ingredients are L-Carnitine, Garcinia Cambogia and Chicory Root. The first is an amino acid that plays an important role in your body and is best known for its ability to aid in weight loss. Garcinia cambogia on the other hand is a tropical fruit that contains an ingredient called hydroxycitric acid (HCA). The HCA extract is available in powdered or pill form and is consumed for its aid in weight loss.   What is L-Carnitine & How does it...

High Blood Pressure – The Silent Killer

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High Blood Pressure – The Silent Killer

High blood pressure is often called the silent killer as it doesn’t have any obvious symptoms. This makes it unpredictable as it can be very dangerous to your health if left untreated. Despite being a largely common condition, most people either fail to understand the seriousness of its consequences or are unaware that they have hypertension.  That’s why it’s important to spread awareness on this condition and get your blood pressure checked often. While hypertension is a serious condition, knowing about the condition and taking the required precautions can greatly reduce the risks.  Here are some important factors of high...

5 Main Causes of Obesity

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5 Main Causes of Obesity

Obesity is one of the biggest and growing problems in the world. It’s a condition that occurs when a person has abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may present a risk to the person’s health. The pandemic forcing people to stay indoors and cut back on their daily routine further ignited the growth of the obesity epidemic. Obesity is a chronic medical disease that is associated with several related medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. While obesity can be caused due to multiple reasons, there are a few important ones that you need to keep...

Is BMI A Good Indicator of Health?

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Is BMI A Good Indicator of Health?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a common measure of body weight. All you need to calculate your BMI is your height and weight; and then use the formula BMI = kg/m2 where kg is a person’s weight in kilograms and m2 is their height in metres squared. What’s a normal BMI? Your BMI number will group you into different categories. Below 18.5 is considered underweight while 18.5 to 24.9 is normal. A person with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 is overweight while a BMI over 30 signifies obesity. If you feel that a mere number cannot determine if you’re fit or...

Do You Know Your Body Composition?

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Do You Know Your Body Composition?

Most people know how much they weigh on a scale. Some check their weight every day while some every few weeks. But do you know your body composition and body fat percentage?  The answer is probably not. We largely focus our attention on gaining muscles or losing weight. But what we fail to consider is that two people of the same sex and body weight may be polar opposites from each other when it comes to body composition. But first things first. What is body composition? Body composition is describing what the body is made up of. It breaks down...

Hydrogen Water: The Next Trend in Wellness

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Hydrogen Water: The Next Trend in Wellness

Drinking water is a great way to keep your body hydrated. The benefits we receive by simply increasing our water intake are countless. From improving metabolism to promoting weight loss, the list goes on and on. Which is why it shouldn’t come as surprise that water is crowned as the healthiest drink. Now, imagine that, but with more benefits! That’s exactly what Hydrogen water is. Hydrogen water, simply put, is pure water with hydrogen molecules in it. Hydrogen is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas, so drinking hydrogen water won’t taste any different than plain water. Hydrogen infused water neutralizes...

You Should Be Having THIS Coffee For Weight Loss!

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You Should Be Having THIS Coffee For Weight Loss!

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages worldwide with more than two billion cups being consumed every day. It’s become an instinctive nature for many people to kick start their day by drinking coffee. But your morning coffee may have an impact on your body composition. How so? Let’s find out. Coffee contains caffeine which is a powerful stimulant and an appetite suppressant. It’s a healthy beverage but should be consumed in optimal quantities as excessive consumption can lead to insomnia. As long as your drink doesn’t contain additives such as much sugar, cream or sweeteners - it can...

7 Best Fruits for Weight Loss

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7 Best Fruits for Weight Loss

One of the hardest challenges when it comes to losing weight is giving up on sugary drinks or your favorite dessert. Temptations are everywhere, but so are the solutions. Fruits are your best companions for your weight loss routine and are a healthy replacement for your sugar cravings. Fruits bring with them a ton of benefits as well. Their low calories and high fibre can help you feel fuller for a long time. Sweet tasting fruits are a favourable trade against those high-calorie desserts too. Consuming fruits regularly is also the healthiest way of losing weight. Here are 7 fruits...

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