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Posts Tagged body fat

Is cellulite different from regular fat?

In a sense, yes, but this question is a tad like comparing orange juice to the texture of an orange peel. While cellulite, also known as gynoid lipodystrophy, is often thought of as fat, that isn’t quite accurate. Fat is just a component of what causes cellulite, so

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Brown Fat vs. White Fat

Brown Adipose Tissue (BAT)   Brown fat —also called brown adipose tissue (BAT)— is one of two primary types of fat in our body, the other being the familiar “white” or “yellow” fat we pile on when we gain weight. Brown fat is turned on by cold temperatures, exercise, and some

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There’s More to Diet Than Salad!

The fat-burning foods that will help us lose weight and heal   In order to lose weight and heal, we need to stay away from foods which have little or no nutritional value (empty calories) and consume more nutrient rich foods. The more nutrient rich foods we eat, the slimmer we shall get.

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What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?   Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects a woman’s: Menstrual cycle, ability to have children, hormones, body weight, facial hair growth, heart and blood vessels, appearance (acne). Women with polycystic ovary syndrome may be at increased risk

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Stress and Weight Gain

Stress and Weight Gain   Stress stimulates cravings for sweet, calorie dense foods and salty, high carbohydrate snacks. Whether eating to fill an emotional need or grabbing fast food, a stressed-out lifestyle is rarely a healthy one. Weight gain when under stress is partly due to the body’s system

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Thyroid Problems! So What Do We Eat?

Thyroid problems! So what do we eat?   While there’s no such thing as a “hypothyroidism diet” that will make anyone instantly well, eating a well designed ketogenic diet will help boost the effectiveness of the thyroid. MyKetoPal’s ketogenic 180 Food Plan aims to… reduce our excess body fat, stabilize

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