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How working at the 9 to 5 might be responsible for obesity. Standing up for your health.

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Several specialists have warned of the risks of sitting, especially for long periods of time. A study conducted in Australia in 2012 found spikes in insulin levels and blood glucose levels to by higher by 20% when subjects sat for 5 hours as opposed to when they went for 2 minute walks every 20 minutes. High spikes indicate resistance to insulin, which is vital in regulating your metabolism and preventing excess weight gain.

This shows the effect sitting at your 9 to 5 may have on metabolic health. In other words, if you are sitting uninterrupted throughout the whole day at your job, you may be more susceptible to obesity and increase your risk to type-2 diabetes.

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Dangers of sitting down. Why sitting down leads to obesity.

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Why sitting leads to obesity

Sitting down for extended periods of time has been linked to major health concerns such as obesity and the consequences of such excess weight gain, like metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and osteoarthritis.

Due to advancements in technology such as laptops, smart phones, video and computer games, we are sitting down for longer, with an average of 10 hours per day! This is even more than what most people spend sleeping (7.5 hours), and adding this time to our sleeping time means that most people have very sedentary lifestyles.

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Why flossing helps cut disease and might help you fight obesity.

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Why Flossing Helps Weight Gain

The mouth is the ultimate gateway into the body. Because of this, oral health should be treated as a priority by everyone, especially for overweight and obese individuals.

Why you may ask? Because gum disease triggers an inflammatory response that can increase ones risk of cardiovascular disease. In other words, tooth decay and inflamed gums lets bad bacteria spread throughout the body and can lead to heart disease. This is especially so for individuals with obesity as they are already more susceptible to secondary diseases.

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Grain brain: What it means for obesity

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One of the most commonly spoken about topics in modern society is, of course, how we live and eat. Let’s try and look beyond the fact that everywhere we look there is a fast food chain or a take-away restaurant that is enticing us to eat poorly, and for the purposes of this try and consider the helpful information that is out there instead.

While diets, exercise and the way we live all comes down to opinion – one expert says its good for you, another comes out with a scathing report saying the opposite – it always helps to try and see what the opinion is telling you from both sides. For example, diets that work in a manner of cutting out all carbs are seen as the miracle solution for some and extremely dangerous, short-termism by others.

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Long term effects of obesity body and mind

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Our weight is one of the primary concerns that people worry about in the modern world. Along with the clothes we wear and the friends we keep, everybody is much concerned about perception and the way others see them. if you don’t, then good for you – it’s certainly a much easier way to live your life not caring about what others think!

However, a lack of care for your own body is not so commendable. Obesity is one of the leading problems in the developed world, and this can cause a significant amount of problems down the line for people who spend much of their life carrying too much extra weight. Not only is it detrimental to your health both physically and mentally, but you are going to bring some nasty side-effects down the line that you may not live through to be able to regret..

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Ketogenic Diet -the key to weight loss?

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We regularly talk about how diets can be quite difficult to find because of the wealth of information and counter information out there, creating a pretty hard to cope with overload for your mind. The subject of losing weight and getting in shape is one that many people fill hard to work with because it scares them.  The reason the majority of people are scared, though, is because of the sheer amount of uncertainty there is with each diet we read about.

One diet which is getting significantly positive praise at the moment is the Keotgenic diet, or the Keto diet. Based on the idea of burning fat using the power of your metabolism and to lose weight rapidly, this is a very effective diet. By eating foods and working in a way that will help produce the hormones we need for a stronger metabolism, you can burn fat away while retaining a strong muscle mass without having to go through an excessive exercise regime, too.

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Cutting the carbs… The secret to loosing weight?

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As somebody looking to lose weight it can become incredibly frustrating trying to weed through all of the stories, facts, facts and nonsense out there to actually find something for you that will work. For every renowned doctor you see promoting a great product that solves all your dietary concerns, another expert is selling a similarly well-received book telling you that the other book will send you to an early grave!

When you add in the bloated information overload we get on celebrities looking stunning and all the myriad of other gossip we hear about who looks fat and who is losing weight, it’s hard not to find that your weight and the way you look is top of the list. So, trying to find something that you can actually believe in is the key prospect to actively losing weight successfully – that can’t be denied. If you have doubts about its success, you won’t succeed.

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Why your best investment is your health (simple ideas for focussing on health).

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No matter what you do for a living or how you operate, how much money you have or what you do for fun we all have the same hours in the day as the next person. This means that you have twenty four hours to make the most of the life in front of you – every single day is an opportunity for you to do something new, something unique.

Unfortunately, many of us don’t take this message to heart and live a very monotonous life which can then lead to significant problems down the line. A lack of social satisfaction, the need for love, a lack of contentment with the years – these are all common traits that people feel when they aren’t doing anything new, anything spontaneous.

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What being obese does to your sleep quality

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Obesity brings a whole load of problems to the table for people. Not only can it affect your ability to see the day out comfortably, you will find that your ability to get things done and actually function effectively will be significantly diminished. Of course, that’s not all. Your physical and mental health will suffer significantly and this can leave you feeling ill or under the risk of becoming seriously unwell down the line.

It can also significantly affect your sleeping ability and comfort. Worst of all, it can bring on a horrible condition known as ‘Sleep Apnea ‘ which is not only quite dangerous but it can make you a very loud snorer which can be a cause of great embarrassment. Sleep apnea affects your breathing quite readily and can make the consistency of breathing harder to obtain when you are asleep.

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4 books you must read to lose weight

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Like any other huge business in the world today, diets and the way we actually live our lives has become an incredibly competitive market. as long as you have the proof to back up what you are saying, people will buy your book or your fitness DVD or your website’s products. So long as you can provide the solution, people will come.

There are many authors, some from positions you would never expect, who have helped revolutionize and completely freshen up the entire dietary and fitness scene. The author’s world is a very exciting place to look into at the moment in the Health niche because so many breakthroughs and revolutionary discoveries are made and then published which could help you improve your life in the future. If you are looking for some new health material to get involved in, why not consider any of these four?

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