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Ketogenic diet not for all

Ketogenic diet not for all

03:08, 02 April 2012
Recently, we have observed that people have become very interested in a ketogenic diet (i.e. a diet producing ketone compounds in the body). This is probably a result of a general increase in the popularity of low-carbohydrate diets. However, it should be remembered that the ketogenic diet differs quite significantly from diets low in carbohydrates.
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The worst diets

The worst diets

03:02, 31 March 2012
The worst diets are elimination diets, which eliminate the whole groups of nutrients from food (and your body still needs the same compounds). They are used with no medical supervision and can cause very serious metabolic disorders in the long term. In the ranking of diets with the worst health consequences, the first place is taken by the protein diet, the second – blood group diet, and the third – vegan diet.
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Forget about your weight

Forget about your weight

02:49, 24 February 2012
Losing a few kilograms in a short time has nothing in common with healthy dieting. Most frequently, the reduction of weight is related to the loss of water rather than fat. Patients notice alarming symptoms after dieting. These are not symptoms of diseases but they cause physical and mental discomfort.
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Diet and health

Diet and health

02:35, 20 February 2012
Eating well is one of the most important conditions of good health. Our body is exposed to many potential external risks, so let's support its functions from the inside and remember about the basic guidelines and principles of a good diet.
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Biochemical individuality

Biochemical individuality

02:31, 19 February 2012
Evolution equipped us, of course, with all we need for conscious existence and activity. If something is missing, it concerns genetic or mechanic aspects most frequently. However, the individuality of each person makes their biochemical profile individual and characteristic of them only.
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Obesity – epidemics of the 21st century

Obesity – epidemics of the 21st century

00:25, 18 February 2012
The development of civilisation has resulted in living conditions which make people indolent. No physical activity and food excess create conditions for putting on weight excessively. Each kilogram of adipose tissue is equal to over 7000 kcal; we may assume that, with moderate daily physical and mental activity, a person burns app. 2000 kcal daily on average.
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Diet in the first trimester of pregnancy

Diet in the first trimester of pregnancy

01:15, 17 February 2012
You must change your current lifestyle and adapt yourself to a new situation. You should remember that you are planning a diet for two organisms; their demand for energy and building materials will increase. As a result of hormonal changes, you may feel nauseous and constantly sleepy.
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