4 Ways You Can Naturally Decrease Estrogen

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Estrogen is an important hormone, for both females and males. Unfortunately, most people on a modern diet and living a modern lifestyle have an estrogen imbalance.

This imbalance is particularly bad for men. Too much estrogen can cause the growth of man boobs, decreased libido, and depression.

In addition to increasing your body’s natural testosterone and growth hormone, you can … Read more

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The Best Kettlebell for Your Home Gym

Kettlebells offer a unique, effective way to exercise. According to Tim Ferriss (in The 4-Hour Body) a person can get fit by simply doing kettlebell swings.

Kettlebell swings, the exercise demonstrated in the above video, are no doubt an excellent compound movement. They’re a staple for the programs I design for my clients.

And, thanks to … Read more

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Are Protein Bars Good for You?

Chances are that the protein bar you munch on at snack time or post workout is actually doing you harm. More harm, in fact, than most candy bars.

Many protein bars, according to an independent third party tester, have more saturated fat and sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut. (Just one example of why reading the ingredients list–and knowing what … Read more

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Do You Have the Flu? Here are 3 Simple Steps to Treat It

So you have the flu. What should you do?

A lot of folks get a seasonal flu shot.

Unfortunately–even if we ignore the potentially harmful side effects–a specific year’s flu shot can be horribly ineffective against that year’s flu strand. This year’s shot was notoriously bad.

Most of this ineffectiveness, however, is due to the fact that most common flu Read more

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The Skinny on Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance simply means that the body is unable to properly digest the lactose in milk and products derived from milk. Lactose is responsible for giving milk a slight sweetness. The symptoms can be mild in some and more aggressive in others, depending on the level of deficiency the person is experiencing in an enzyme called lactase. Produced by the … Read more

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Workout Routines for Weight Loss.

There are many different workout routines that aide in weight loss. A proven method for a weight loss workout is combining cardio and free weights. Using a treadmill for fat burning is recommended over an exercise bike or even an elliptical. However, if you are not planning on working out past your cardio machine, an elliptical would be recommended since … Read more

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