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How can healthy eating affect physical fitness?

How can  healthy eating affect physical fitness?

Fuel: Fitness work requires appropriate nutrition to fuel workouts (energy), replace glycogen (energy stores) & rebuild muscle. The importance of clean, nutrient-rich foods consumed regularly throughout the day cannot be overstated. Our cars don't get very far without appropriate fuel and neither will our bodies. Hard training, absent the right fuel, is a recipe for exhaustion, muscle loss and illness. ...Read more

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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more


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Could I lose weight and improve fitness simply by healthy eating without exercise?

Could I lose weight and improve fitness simply by healthy eating without exercise?

Minimal: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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I'm planning to start a fitness journey with healthy eating and supplements like protein, amino acids and so on. Would any of these interfer with bc?

I'm planning to start a fitness journey with healthy eating and supplements like protein, amino acids and so on. Would any of these interfer with bc?

Obese?: First check ur body mass index. If obese check for diabetes. Next don't buy or eat any food or supplement or protein that comes in a box or packet or bottle. Just eat fruits and veg and drink lots of water.try this for few weeks. Protein powders are full of crap additives. Check out foodbabe.com and also read the book End of Dieting ...Read more

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How can i get rid of my gynecomastia ?? I play fitness and i eat healthy food and i don't drink alcohol , but its still there !!

How can i get rid of my gynecomastia ?? I play fitness and i eat healthy food and i don't drink alcohol , but its still there !!

Gynecomastica needs: to be distinguished from fatty deposits in the chest area as a result of overweight. Hormonal issues may be present. Please see your doc for an exam and possible treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to eat healthy and get fit?

Healthy diet: Portion control (use salad plate instead of dinner plate); 4-6 mini-meals/day; avoid fast food & sugary & diet drinks. Lean meats, plenty of fruits & veggies (choose low glycemic ones), low-fat dairy, eggs, good fats (olive/canola), avoid starches (bread/rice /potatoes/pasta—unless whole grain); exercise 30 min/day (walking/pool exercises); can add weights/ machines with guidance to prevent injury. ...Read more

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How would i get fit and eat healthy food?

Focus on it: Keep it in mind and plan accordingly. Plan a daily physical activity and stick to it. You eat few times a day, remember to pick good food. ...Read more

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I'm 31 fit and eat healthy but for a couple months i haven't been feeling as fit and healthy.Don't have much energy at times and sometimes feel quite tired .Am i lacking nutrients? What's wrong?

See details: They are many causes of the symptoms you describe. Start with your family doc and get a physical and lab evaluation. He or she can direct you to the appropriate specialist if needed. ...Read more

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