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You’ve probably heard the word “metabolism” many times, but how much do you know about metabolism and how it affects weight loss or weight gain? (more…)

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I found an interesting story on the Daily Mail website and BBC Health News today that I wanted to share, as many of my clients originally started taking the Herbalife products as part of a healthy lifestyle in preparation for pregnancy (we have several babies on the way in the next few months!!) For all current clients who are intending to get pregnant, and have some fertility issues, this may be of interest:

Just four cups of coffee a day could significantly reduce a woman’s chances of having a baby, research suggests. A study of hundreds of women revealed that those who drank four or more cups of coffee a day were 26 per cent less likely to have a baby. (more…)

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From today’s Daily Mail

Last updated at 18:16pm on 7th May 2008

Obesity can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by up to 80 per cent, researchers said today. Cutting the prevalence of obesity in the population could help prevent people progressing to the stage they suffer dementia, they added.

Those who are underweight also have a raised risk, suggesting keeping a healthy weight is important. (more…)

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bmigirl.jpg What you should know about BMI
BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a measurement that uses a scientific formula to determine an adult person’s safest, healthiest weight based upon their weight and height. BMI is a powerful tool you can use to help create your personal path to improved health.

A high BMI can be associated with serious health risks including:

  • obesity
  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • cancer

What is your personal BMI calculation?

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