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Paleo Diet for Athletes – Health Learning Series

Paleo Diet for Athletes – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents
Preface
SECTION I – Getting Started
Chapter # 1: An Introduction
Chapter # 2: Between the lines
Chapter # 3: Added Beneifts
Chapter # 4: Switching to the Paleo Diet

SECTION II – Paleo Specifics
Chapter # 1: Importance of BCAAs
Chapter # 2: Importance of Simple Carbs

SECTION III – Diet Plan
Chapter # 1: Basic Paleo Plan
Chapter # 2: Pre-work out meals
Chapter # 3: Post-work out meals
Chapter # 4: Breakfast
Chapter # 5: Lunch
Chapter # 6: Dinner
Conclusion
References

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Try our diet and get leaner; try our diet and you’ll lose 10 pounds in a week, try our diet and you’ll never have to do cardio again; and the list goes on and on. In today’s world dieting has become more of a business than a way to benefit people’s lives. There are hundreds of diets out there and dozens making their way into the market, all cleverly advertised to target the core weakness of every consumer: A promise to make your life better. This is largely a hollow promise but still ‘health corporations’ succeed in trapping hundreds of thousands of people.

So the question arises what is so special about the Paleo diet that makes it worth trying? For starters, the Paleo diet isn’t a new thing; it wasn’t created a few years or decades ago by some professor in a testing lab. The Paleo diet was a result of humans’ fight for survival, it was what our ancestors used to eat 10,000 years ago; right around the time when there were no grocery stores, super markets and fast-food. Eating wasn’t something to do in free time; to eat one had to search for his/her food, hunt it down and cook it in/on whatever was available. Thus, Paleo is not just a diet it’s a lifestyle, one which will truly make your life healthier.

The Paleo diet was just revived and popularized in the 70s by a Gastroenterologist Walter L. Voegtlin. This led to one research paper after another, one book after another being published by several doctors and nutritionists. By the 90s the Paleo diet had made its mark on the dieting market and had started to shape the dieting landscape. Practitioners started to create derivatives of the diet, synthesizing the pure Paleo meals by adding extra ‘ingredients’. In this book, I will only be using pure Paleo meals as a guide to a ‘better life’. This book is written keeping in mind the physical side of a healthier lifestyle. You’ll see how athletes can benefit from the Paleo diet; be it swimmers, wrestlers, runners, or players of any game. The claims will be backed by scientific evidence and you’ll see progress within weeks. Read more..

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Paleo Diet – Side Effects- Health Learning Series

Paleo Diet – Side Effects- Health Learning Series

Should you be on a Paleo Diet? Find out what the research shows.

Table of Contents

Paleo Diet – An Introduction
SECTION I – The trouble begins
Chapter # 1: Warning shots
Chapter # 2: Behind the scenes
Chapter # 3: How to ease these side effects
SECTION II – Side effects that play along
Chapter # 1: Weakness and Memory Loss
Chapter # 2: The threat of Hypothyroidism
Chapter # 3: Vitamin B-Complex Deficiency
Chapter # 4: Calcium Deficiency
Chapter # 5: Sodium Deficiency
Chapter # 6: Bad Breath
SECTION III – Effects on people with Medical conditions
Chapter # 1: Effects on Type II diabetics
Chapter # 2: Effects on Cardiovascular health
Conclusion
References

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The Trouble Begins
Chapter # 1: Warning Shots

As obvious, the Paleo diet cuts off a lot of carbohydrates and dairy products from one’s diet. When you start up with the Paleo diet, the first few weeks might be particularly hard on you. Many Paleo gurus brush this off by stating this as an adaption phase for your body, from a high-carb diet to a low one. Many people fall for this trap and continue with the diet plan but the reality is somewhat different; you will find out soon enough. The following are a list of side affects you may experience when starting out with the Paleo regimen:
• Headache
• Fatigue
• Nausea
• Lack of energy
• Lack of concentration
• Weakness
• Light-headedness
• Dizziness
• Irritability
• Constipation and/or diarrhea
• Body aches
• Cold sweats
You might start experiencing them within the first 12 hours of dieting. These side effects may resolve within a few days or may last for up to 2 – 4 weeks in some extreme cases.

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Paleo Diet – Good or Bad? An Analysis of Arguments and Counter-Arguments

Paleo Diet – Good or Bad? An Analysis of Arguments and Counter-Arguments

Should you be on a Paleo Diet? Find out what the research shows.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: A trip through time
Part II: Paleo diet explained – The return of the caveman

SECTION I – Arguments favoring paleo diet
Argument 1: The genes of old
Argument 2: Paying the price of modernity
Argument 3: Fighting obesity – “They are a lazy people”
Argument 4: Fitter and Healthier body – The case of athletes
SECTION II – Arguments against paleo diet
Argument 1: Did our ancestors really eat paleo?
Argument 2: The evolutionary theory challenged
Argument 3: The solution for all diseases?
Argument 4: The perfect diet or just another fad diet?
Argument 5: The 2011 study – The worst in 20 diets
Conclusion: A 10,000 year old dispute – The tribe leader and the old man
References

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Imagine yourself travelling back in time – far back. When you open your eyes, you are sitting on a small rock, about 10,000 years ago. The paleolithic era of history is almost at its end. Birds are flying around. There are trees and animals everywhere you look. The air is clean and so nice to breathe in. A cool wind is
blowing through your face. Suddenly you feel hungry and you know that it’s time to eat. You call some of your fellow tribe members. Spears are brought out and after some chasing and running you all hunt down a bison. You take out meat from the bison’s body and roast it on fire. Then someone brings in some natural herbs and berries from nearby and thus, a delicious well-balanced meal is served and everyone gets his share. Tired as everyone is after the hunt, everyone sits down to eat.

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Amazing Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Amazing Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Table of Contents:
Preface.
Section # 1- Intermittent fasting: An introduction.
Chapter # 1: How it works?
Chapter # 2: Real or another way to rob you of your money?

Section # 2: Intermittent fasting Specifics!
Chapter # 1: Pros of Intermittent Fasting
Chapter # 2: Cons of Intermittent Fasting
Chapter # 3: Employ it in your daily life. How???
Chapter # 4: How to maximize its benefits?
Section # 3: A boon for health!
Chapter # 1: Loose some extra pounds!
Chapter # 2: Maximize your brain potential.
Chapter # 3: Cure brain ailments.
Chapter # 4: A cure for type II diabetes.
Chapter # 5: Strengthen your heart.
Chapter # 6: Minimize oxidative stress.
Section # 4: Conclusion
Intermittent Fasting – More Than A Diet Plan

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There are different dieting plans present in the world today which can be obtained through different resources. Each of these dieting plans claims to be better than the other one. But the plan mentioned in this book makes no such claims. It is about a popular plan or you should say a complete way of eating and living known as “Intermittent Fasting”. Now you might be wondering what is intermittent fasting, what are its benefits and how to apply it in your own life? But wait a minute. Just take a deep breath. If the answer to all these queries would have been this easy, I would have just sufficed on writing an article and not a whole book on the topic. You will just have to read this book to get your queries answered.
Before formally starting the topic, a brief overview of the book will give the readers a better idea about the book. As the title suggests, the focus of this book is to answer only one question and it is that what are the health benefits of intermittent fasting? However, other aspects are also discussed in the book. This book can be divided into three parts. The first part will give a brief introduction about intermittent fasting like what it is, the mechanism behind it and how to apply it in your everyday life? The second portion analyzes the pros and cons of intermittent fasting and ways to maximize its benefits. The third part will discuss the health benefits (the main focus of this book) of intermittent fasting. Read more…

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What Makes Me Fat? How to Eliminate Obesity Naturally!

What Makes Me Fat? How to Eliminate Obesity Naturally!

Learn what makes you fat and how to eliminate these factors in your life. An easy to read book to help you live better and eat the right things. Knowledge is power and this book teaches you the proper way to eat and live to live a healthier life.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Section one:
What is obesity?- The story behind
Causes of obesity-“Why am I getting fat?”
Section two:
How to treat your obesity?
Food you should eat to lose weight-“Eat healthy to stay healthy”
Foods to avoid- “Think before you eat”
Home remedies for weight loss- “Try them and don’t regret”
Herbal remedies for losing weight- “Fall in love with us to get lean and smart” say herbs.
Exercises for rapid weight loss- “Burn fats, build muscles and get back in shape”
Surgical treatment for obesity- “don’t lose hope”

“Overall, more than 10% of the world population is obese”
(World health organization- WHO)

Superfluous food and the ease with which we can attain all the things we need has made physical activity almost extinct. It’s safe to say that obesity is the gift of modern era; a gift that can potentially be deadly. For instance, according to the same report almost 2.8 million adults die each year of obesity! If you’re suffering from this disease of modern era, this last point should give ample reason for you to try get rid of obesity. This book discusses how dangerous obesity can be and gives you a complete plan regarding how you can get rid of this curse of the modern era.
Is obesity as evil as it sounds? Yes, it is. Not only it makes you look unfit but also makes you susceptible to a number of health hazards like high blood pressure, metabolic disorders, diabetes, stroke, joint complications, cancer and heart attack.
It’s ironic that how the hearts and souls of people tremble when they hear of diseases like cancer, heart attack and stroke. Obesity; who cares about it? I love food, I live for eating, and eating is my life. People try to hide this foe behind these statements. Why wait for a heart attack or a stroke? Why not try to nip the evil in its bud? I feel no hesitation in saying that obesity is the mother of hundreds of other diseases. It’s not a disease in itself but is the risk factor of several other maladies.
By now you would be wondering; “if obesity is so dangerous then it should take a magical pill to get rid of it”. That magical pill is in your hands. A healthy lifestyle is the only way to get rid of this condition. Who needs a doctor when you can cure a condition all by yourself? The major portion of this book focuses on describing the dietary habits, different exercise, herbal alternatives and home remedies to burn extra fat. But sometimes, things do get serious and you need a doctor. The last few pages describe the medicinal and surgical remedies of obesity. Read more…

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Ways to Improve Self-Esteem

Ways to Improve Self-Esteem

Table of Contents
Preface
Understanding Self-Esteem
Chapter # 1: Overview
Chapter # 2: Alternative Self-Esteems
Chapter # 3: Benefits of a Healthy Self-Esteem
Chapter # 4: Causes of Low Self-Esteem
Signs & Symptoms
Chapter # 1: Introduction
Chapter # 2: Emotional Symptoms of Low Self-Esteem
Chapter # 3: Behavioral Symptoms of Low Self-Esteem
Ways to Boost Low Self-Esteem
Chapter # 1: Take a Self-Esteem Inventory
Chapter # 2: Set Realistic Expectations
Chapter # 3: Set Perfections Aside
Chapter # 4: Explore Yourself
Chapter # 5: Alter your Self-Image
Chapter # 6: Stop Comparing Yourself
Chapter # 7: Silence Your Self-Critic
Chapter # 8: Self-Compassion
Chapter # 9: Get help
Chapter # 10: Herbal Remedies
Conclusion
References

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Preface
There is no doubt about the fact that the society we live is a judgmental one; any person is viewed not by his/her good intentions and virtues but his/her bank balance, the brand of suit he is wearing and his “contacts”. This whole process of classification is not a new one and has been going around for centuries. In addition to judging others, people also tend to judge themselves and the level on which they rank themselves is known as self-esteem.
Ask yourself; do I consider myself a capable group-leader? If your answer is somewhat like “No I don’t think so. I mess up everything I do. What if I do it wrong? What would people think of me if I got this wrong?” Then you probably have “low self-esteem”.
What is the exact definition of self-esteem? How do I boost it? And many more questions would be hovering on your mind. To put it in a light and simple way, self-esteem is your judgmental opinion about yourself. In this book you’ll see for yourself that low self-esteem is not an impregnable dilemma; it is curable and fixable. Furthermore, you will not require any medication or artificial product; you will be able to lift your self-esteem naturally.
So what are you waiting for? Stop thinking how you look and start reading this book… Read more…

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Health Benefits of Meditation – Health Learning Series

Health Benefits of Meditation – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents

Preface
SECTION I – Getting Started
Chapter # 1: Intro
Chapter # 2: Why Meditate?
Chapter # 3: Types of Meditation
Chapter # 4: General Guidelines to Meditation

SECTION II – Benefits of Meditation to the Brain
Chapter # 1: Behind the Scenes
Chapter # 2: Better focus & Greater Emotional Response
Chapter # 3: More Creativity and Better memory
Chapter # 4: Less Stress & Anxiety

SECTION III – Benefits of Meditation to the Body
Chapter # 1: Better Immunity
Chapter # 2: Control on Blood Pressure
Chapter # 3: Pain Relief
Chapter # 4: Improved Digestion
Chapter # 5: Cure Headaches
Chapter # 6: Overcome Addictions
Chapter # 7: Lower Cholesterol Levels

SECTION IV– Conclusion
References

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Preface
Social pressure, packed schedules and flailing economies; who has time or the money to even think, let alone practice any type of fitness or health regime. Even those who have the gift of time soon find themselves stuck in the web of, what is mostly an artificial and synthetic dieting market, not realizing they would totally be at the mercy of the industry that’s just out there for their money.
In this deranged scene, a world wide revival was made by an art, practiced for over a thousands of years, ‘meditation’. Shooting to fame in the 60s, meditation has been the subject of thousands of scientific studies, with the most heavy ones being taken after the 70s. What is meditation? When most people listen to the word meditation, the image of a Buddhist monk sitting in a weird position comes to mind. This, no doubt is the main idea behind meditation, is still not the extent of it. Before knowing what meditation is, you must know what it is not.
Meditation is not:
• Concentration: An attempt to hold one’s attention on one specific idea or entity for a usually, long period of time. The techniques used in meditation are just a bit related to the word.
• Losing Control: Voices, sounds, involuntary movements and spasms have no relation with meditation. These are just signs of loss of awareness, showing that one no longer controls some or most of his/her body.
• Exercises: Physical positions, postures and heavy breathing are also not meditation. These practices can help establish a greater balance in your body, but only if practiced under the supervision of a master. Without a master’s guidance, you’ll just be hindering your body’s to channel its energy in the right way.
• Mental effort: For instance, if you keep on thinking about one thing you won’t go anywhere with your practice.
Meditation is a tool that helps you rediscover your own inner intelligence. It is keeping the mind quiet, finding the silence that already runs in our nerves and making it an active part of the life. From this increased sense of awareness, you attain intuition, inspiration and complete control and connection, down to the last nerve of the body. In effect you gain countless benefits, not just emotional or spiritual but physical too; you block out countless allergies, disorders and diseases that can or have ravaged through your body. Remember that there is no one way to meditate and in comparison one way is not better than the other as they all use the same principle at the core.
In this book you’ll learn all about the benefits of meditation, how it is done and how it provides relief by using only the body’s own ability and not any medication. You will see that nature doesn’t put a cost on health and well-being.
So forget about your stress and take and relax, because your life is about to get a lot better! Read more…

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How to Avoid Brain Aging – Dementia – Memory Loss – Health Learning Series

How to Avoid Brain Aging – Dementia – Memory Loss – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents
Introduction.
Section one:
How human brain works?
What is brain aging?
How to avoid brain aging?
Section two:
Dos to avoid brain aging:
Regular exercise.
Healthy diet.
Healthy social interactions.
Improve your brain potential.
Section three:
Don’ts to avoid brain aging:
Alcohol intake.
Drug abuse.
Inadequate sleep.
Stress.
Health issues.
Excessive use of medicines and supplements.
A quick review.

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Introduction
Is increasing age withering the performance of your brain? Are you clueless how to avoid the side effects of aging on your brain health? Is your aging brain ruining your life? No matter how many problems you have faced because of your increasing age, “How to avoid brain aging?” gives you a quick review of all the dos and don’ts for a successful brain aging.
Each chapter of this book gives you a deep insight to the basic causes of brain aging and helps answer your basic question: “How to avoid brain aging?”
Following the guidelines regarding life style changes, eating habits, social interactions and habits to avoid, you can overcome the problem of brain aging in a quick and effective manner and can lead a healthy and active life. Read more…

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Eliminate Pain! How to Get Rid of Arthritis and Joint Pain Naturally!

Eliminate Pain! How to Get Rid of Arthritis and Joint Pain Naturally!

Are you worried about your arthritis problem? Is arthritis pain ruining your life? Does it make you feel useless and handicapped? Do you wish to live a healthy and normal life again? Now arthritis is not an issue of mystery anymore because it can be cured and treated well.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. What is Arthritis?
3. Types of Arthritis
4. Symptoms of Arthritis
5. Causes of Arthritis
6. Home Remedies for Arthritis
7. Lifestyle Changes During Arthritis
8. Physiotherapy Treatment for Arthritis
9. Foods to Eat During Arthritis
10. Foods to Avoid During Arthritis
11. Allopathic treatment for arthritis
12. Surgical Treatment for Arthritis
13. Photo Credits

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All your questions, concerns and queries are going to be answered through this book «How to get rid of arthritis and joint pain naturally». This book will give you a brief review of all the possible causes and treatments of arthritis.
The book will provide you guideline regarding the lifestyle changes, eating habits, medical treatment, surgical treatment and natural remedies for arthritis. Having a detail look of this book will help you overcome the arthritis within no time. Read more..

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How to Get Rid of Asthma Naturally

How to Get Rid of Asthma Naturally

How to Get Rid of Asthma Naturally – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents.
Introduction.
Section one- Asthma – an overview.
Asthma – What is Asthma?
Symptoms – When you know it’s coming…
Risk factors and Complications – Why you should bother trying to avoid asthma?
Section Two- Reducing Asthma in a natural way.
Natural remedies – Who needs a doctor?
Try some homemade remedies.
Go green, Go for herbs.
What to eat, what to avoid?
Healthy life style – An effective prophylaxis.
Use air conditioner.
Change your room décor.
Reduce mold spores.
Reduce pet dander.
Cover your mouth and nose.
Stay healthy
Get regular exercise.
Maintain normal weight.
Eat healthy
Control heart burn

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Introduction.
“An estimated 22 million Americans have asthma; 6.5 million are under 18”
(American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology)
Asthma is a serious complication of respiratory track which causes symptoms like chest congestion, coughing and difficulty in breathing.
“In America alone, asthma causes 4,000 deaths per year” (American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology)
Environmental pollution and too much exposure to harmful chemicals have significantly increased the susceptibility of people getting asthma. The death toll is expected rise even further. The cost of treatment of asthma is increasing. Accept it- No one likes going to a doctor. A single visit to a doctor costs too much.
“Americans spend, through direct and indirect expenses, a total of $19.7 million each year for the treatment of asthma” (American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology)
This book focuses on describing all the possible natural treatments of asthma. You don’t have to go to great lengths to cure asthma. Sometimes, simple things in your cupboard or refrigerator can serve as homemade remedies for asthma. Another natural way is to treat asthma with herbs. Herbs are being used for the treatment of several ailments for thousands of years. But, it’s an astounding fact that people consider them unsafe and difficult to use. Several experimentations have proved that herbs can cure several health conditions with virtually zero side effects. A simple change in life style can also help in curing asthma. Asthmatic attacks, in some cases, are triggered by eating certain food substances. So, having knowledge of what to eat and what to skip can actually decrease the frequency of asthmatic attacks.

Section one – Asthma – an overview

Asthma – What is Asthma?
Asthma is a common health condition related to an immune reaction taking place in the respiratory track. It’s a breathing disorder characterized by several symptoms like air way obstruction, difficulty in breathing, tightness of chest, coughing and wheezing. For most of the people asthma is not a big problem. But, in reality it can cause serious hindrance in performing routine activities. If it goes untreated, it can produce serious and life threatening conditions.

Asthma is an immune reaction triggered when the respiratory track is exposed to certain irritating stimuli. Human body has got a strong immune system which protects it from the harmful effects of foreign substances like chemicals, pollutants and organisms like bacteria and viruses. An important component of this immune system is “mast cells”. These cells respond to the presence of certain “antigens” and release several mediators of inflammation, in the presence of these antigens. For example, if these cells are exposed to the smoke of cigarette, they’ll release several chemicals which, in turn, will start a cascade of events leading to the development of symptoms of inflammation. These mediators cause spasm in the muscles of respiratory track, increase the production of mucus and make the respiration difficult.
Asthma is a combination of several environmental and genetic factors. Read more…

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