Weight Gaining

This article was originally written by Armen Hareyan

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I learned about gaining weight when I heard the question of a skinny girl asking, “how does someone gain weight.” First I came to surprise because gaining weight is not something that people want to have around you. On the other hand we hear that everyone is asking each other for tips on how to lose weight.
Weight Gaining
This article does not intend to provide the reader with good and healthy ways of gaining weight. The intention is informative and is raise an awareness about the fact of how many people are interested to gain weight.
I promised her that I will do research on how to gain weight and on gaining weight without hurting your health.
I was surprised to see that in this age when the majority around us are searching for various weight loss programs, there are so many who are looking for ways to gain weight.
The data provided by Overture shows that in May of 2004 the number of searches that were conducted for “gain weight” was 20514. 16810 searches were done by using the term “weight gain.” Slightly differently, “gaining weigh,” were searched 5621 times. This does not include the pregnancy category because that number is 4858.
The conclusion is that to our surprise there are many in various countries and cultures among us that are interested in weight gaining. eMaxHealth will attempt to bring more articles on this topic that would serve the weight gaining information needs of our readers.
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Weight Gain And Obesity – The Signs And The Cures

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Weight gain and obesity are among the chief health concerns in the developed world today, with over 60 million people in the United States affected by obesity.

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Weight gain and obesity are among the chief health concerns in the developed world today, with over 60 million people in the United States affected by obesity.

Adults usually gain weight as a result of an increase in storage fat or lean body mass. Obesity and weight problems to people whose weight increases due to too much storage fat.

Although too much body fat is a bad thing and can lead to obesity, we all need it in certain amounts. It stores energy, insulates the body and protects organs, but most people have more than they really need. read more

Weighing in on Weight Loss

This article was originally written by Ben Sather

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Dieters have long searched for secret paths to easy weight loss. Soon enough, anyone trying to lose weight will discover a mind-boggling variety of weight loss plans, even some that appear to contradict others. The reason for this may be that that every person has a different set of factors to consider when starting a weight loss diet.
Individual differences in knowledge about food as well as differences in individual preferences make certain diets more appealing than others to each individual. Motivation and past experiences with dieting may make some people look for weight loss plans that are very scripted, while others will opt for more general information to apply to daily life.
One thing to remember when deciding how to go about losing weight is that there is no single best way to lose weight. There are, however, some basics common to all successful weight loss plans.
The basics of weight loss are simple.
To lose weight, you must consume fewer calories than you burn. Calories are burned through exercise or products that boost metabolism. Eating less, as well as choosing low calorie or low fat foods limits the number of excess calories that must be burned in order to lose weight. The only way to lose weight and keep it off is to become educated about what foods and behaviors to choose.
Once you know the basics of good nutrition and exercise, you can develop a successful weight loss plan. The most successful weight loss efforts do not fall into place overnight. You will have to do some experimenting and careful research to find the method of weight loss that works best for you.
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Weighing-In On Low Carb Diets

This article was originally written by Arnel Ricafranca

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With all of the conflicting studies and fuzzy interpretation of information, it’s no wonder that confusion reigns when it comes to the value and safety of low-carb diets. It seems like heated debates are raging everywhere!
Whether it’s Atkins, the South Beach or some other low-carb plan, as many as 30 million Americans are following a low-carb diet.
Advocates contend that the high amount of carbohydrates in our diet has led to increasing problems with obesity, diabetes, and other health problems. Critics, on the other hand, attribute obesity and related health problems to over-consumption of calories from any source, and lack of physical activity. Critics also express concern that the lack of grains, fruits, and vegetables in low-carbohydrate diets may lead to deficiencies of some key nutrients, including fiber, vitamin C, folic acid, and several minerals.
Any diet, weather low or high in carbohydrate, can produce significant weight loss during the initial stages of the diet. But remember, the key to successful dieting is in being able to lose the weight permanently. Put another way, what does the scale show a year after going off the diet?
Let’s see if we can debunk some of the mystery about low-carb diets. Below, is a listing of some relevant points taken from recent studies and scientific literature. Please note there may be insufficient information available to answer all questions.
– Differences Between Low-Carb Diets
There are many popular diets designed to lower carbohydrate consumption. Reducing total carbohydrate in the diet means that protein and fat will represent a proportionately greater amount of the total caloric intake.
Atkins and Protein Power diets restrict carbohydrate to a point where the body becomes ketogenic. Other low-carb diets like the Zone and Life Without Bread are less restrictive. Some, like Sugar Busters claim to eliminate only sugars and foods that elevate blood sugar levels excessively.
– What We Know about Low-Carb Diets
Almost all of the studies to date have been small with a wide variety of research objectives. Carbohydrate, caloric intake, diet duration and participant characteristics varied greatly.
Most of the studies to date have two things in common: None of the studies had participants with a mean age over 53 and none of the controlled studies lasted longer than 90 days.
Information on older adults and long-term results are scarce.
Many diet studies fail to monitor the amount of exercise, and therefore caloric expenditure, while participants are dieting. This helps to explain discrepancies between studies.
The weight loss on low-carb diets is a function of caloric restriction and diet duration, and not with reduced carbohydrate intake. This finding suggests that if you want to lose weight, you should eat fewer calories and do so over a long time period.
Little evidence exists on the long-range safety of low-carb diets. Despite the medical community concerns, no short-term adverse effects have been found on cholesterol, glucose, insulin and blood-pressure levels among participants on the diets. But, adverse effects may not show up because of the short period of the studies. Researchers note that losing weight typically leads to an improvement in these levels anyway, and this may offset an increase caused by a high fat diet. The long range weight change for low-carb and other types of diets is similar.
Most low-carb diets cause ketosis. Some of the potential consequences are nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and confusion. During the initial phase of low-carb dieting some fatigue and constipation may be encountered. Generally, these symptoms dissipate quickly. Ketosis may also give the breath a fruity odor, somewhat like nail-polish remover (acetone).
Low-carb diets do not enable the consumption of more calories than other kinds of diets, as has been often reported. A calorie is a calorie and it doesn’t matter weather they come from carbohydrates or fat. Study discrepancies are likely the result of uncontrolled circumstances; i.e. diet participants that cheat on calorie consumption, calories burned during exercise, or any number of other factors. The drop-out rate for strict (i.e. less than 40 grams of CHO/day) low-carb diets is relatively high.
What Should You Do? – There are 3 important points I would like to re-emphasize:
– The long-range success rate for low-carb and other types of diets is similar.
– Despite their popularity, little information exists on the long-term efficacy and safety of low-carbohydrate diets.
– Strict low-carb diets are usually not sustainable as a normal way of eating. Boredom usually overcomes willpower.
It is obvious after reviewing the topic, that more, well-designed and controlled studies are needed. There just isn’t a lot of good information available, especially concerning long-range effects. Strict low-carb diets produce ketosis which is an abnormal and potentially stressful metabolic state. Under some circumstances this might cause health related complications.
The diet you choose should be a blueprint for a lifetime of better eating, not just a quick weight loss plan to reach your weight goal. If you can’t see yourself eating the prescribed foods longer than a few days or a week, then chances are it’s not the right diet. To this end, following a moderately low fat diet with a healthy balance of fat, protein, carbohydrate and other nutrients is beneficial.
If you do decide to follow a low-carb plan, remember that certain dietary fats are associated with reduction of disease. Foods high in unsaturated fats that are free of trans-fatty acids such as olive oil, fish, flaxseeds, and nuts are preferred to fats from animal origins.
Even promoters of the Atkins diet now say people on their plan should limit the amount of red meat and saturated fat they eat. Atkins representatives are telling health professionals that only 20 percent of a dieter’s calories should come from saturated fat (i.e. meat, cheese, butter). This change comes as Atkins faces competition from other popular low-carb diets that call for less saturated fat, such as the South Beach diet plan. Low-carb dieting should not be considered as a license to gorge on red meat!
Another alternative to “strict” low-carb dieting would be to give up some of the bad carbohydrate foods but not “throw out the baby with the bath water”. In other words, foods high in processed sugar, snacks, and white bread would be avoided, but foods high in complex carbohydrates such as fruit, potatoes and whole grains, retained.
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Weigh Yourself Daily in December

This article was originally written by Janice Elizabeth Small

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Nearly every diet advises you not to weigh yourself too often and there’s a good reason behind that. Weight fluctuates (sometimes by as much as a pound or two) during the course of a day or from one day to the next and this often has nothing to do with how much fat you’ve gained or lost.
You may find you weigh less in the morning than you do at night – this doesn’t usually mean that your body has been releasing pounds of fat while you slept but that you have lost a fair amount of water! Weight gained or lost from one day to the next is generally due to retaining or releasing water too – either due to monthly hormone fluctuations or because you’ve been eating (or not eating) foods which are high in sodium.
If you take too much notice of the figure on the scales you can get unduly depressed by a high reading or overly confident by a low one. But you’re just registering the differences caused by the amount of water in your body and not fat.
Yet I like to weigh myself daily and here’s why.
1. I know that my weight will fluctuate by a pound or two so I don’t let small amounts of weight gain or loss bother me. I just carry on weighing myself every morning before I have my shower.
2. I have a magic figure in my head over which I will not let myself get without doing something about it. This is fixed at 2lbs over my ideal weight (2lbs gives those minor fluctuations a chance to balance themselves out).
3. I never have to do much to get back to my ideal weight. I just become a little more selective in my food choices, move a bit more for a week or two and that’s it. Losing a pound or two is never as much effort as losing twenty!
4. It has worked for me for the last seven years…..
But what if you have a long way to go to your ideal weight. How can daily weighing help you then?
Well, it’s a great strategy whatever your weight to avoid a backslide. And given that the Christmas season is coming up it’s ideal to avoid piling on the pounds in December.
Typically people put on between 5 and 10lbs during the party season. You don’t have to be one of them!
Just note your weight at the start of the month and don’t let yourself get more than 2lbs over it! If your weight slips over the 2lb mark, cut back on treats and drinks and make a determined effort to eat healthily and keep up your exercise every day until you’re back to where you were.
Daily weighing not only gives you a reality check when you’ve started to indulge a bit too much, it also reminds you every day of your weight loss goals and gives you a reason to stay sensible during the season of festive feasting.
And how lovely to wake up in January ready to go forward rather than bitterly regretting how much you let yourself go.
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Weider Crossbow Home Gyms Analyzed

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Crossbow Weider or the Joe Weider CrossBow or CrossBow and Weider.
Make sure you see the difference between Weider crossbow home gyms and Wieder crossbow home gyms.
Weider home gyms use a compound resistance system (CSR) instead of lead weight. The bows provide resistance via cables and the amount of resistance can be changed using the bows.
Minimum resistance of 5 lbs and a maximum resistance of 240 lbs can be applied. Although the maximum resistance can be upgraded to 440lbs.
Exercises, which can be performed.
Wide set cables for chest, shoulders, arms, back. Leg extensions, lat pull downs
Leg curls and leg press.
The only disadvantage is that not all the exercises mentioned can be performed with ease. A few exercises are not so practical.
The Weider home gyms the crossbow ones comes with a 5 year warranty and costs less than 1000$.
If you want to buy Weider home gyms at bargain prices then go to shopzilla
If you want to buy Weider home gyms from the manufacturer directly then visit the weider home gyms site https://petinstead.com/weiderfitness
If you want to compare different home gyms and then decide then visit https://petinstead.com/shopping
Weider home gyms are also available at ebay.
Finally read all the online reviews available at the consumer reviews sites.
You may find different comments about same home gym from different people.
When confused always ask for a long-term warranty.
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Web-based shopper’s comparison guide.

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This site is committed to helping men who suffer from erectile dysfunction determine the source of their problem and to find the best treatment options. There are so many options for treatment that it can be confusing and time consuming to find the best one.

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This site is committed to helping men who suffer from erectile dysfunction determine the source of their problem and to find the best treatment options. There are so many options for treatment that it can be confusing and time consuming to find the best one. Millions of men worldwide suffer from erectile dysfunction and the frustration of its uncertain origins. ED affects more than just a sex life: it can alter relationships and even change workplace performance as it distracts from other areas of the person’s lifestyle. Men of any age and with varying degrees of health can be afflicted. To add to the frustration a man can feel at this challenging disorder, trying to find a way to treat the problem can cause more headaches. There are many treatment options available and some are as expensive as ten dollars or more per pill. How does one begin to find the right treatment? We are here to help. read more

Web Sites Teach Public About Bugs, Germs, DEET

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What are the 10 most dangerous pests? What are antimicrobials and how do they protect us? What do the most effective insect repellents contain?

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What are the 10 most dangerous pests? What are antimicrobials and how do they protect us? What do the most effective insect repellents contain?

Find answers to these questions and more on the Consumer Specialty Products Association’s public information Web sites, DeetOnline.org, AboutBugs and AboutGerms.

The sites provide in-depth information on disinfectants, pest repellents and other everyday products that help provide a cleaner, healthier living environment. read more