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Hairstyling & Makeup Tricks to Make You Look Slimmer

Woman Trying to Look SlimmerHaving a slimmer-looking face and body has been a goal of women for decades, and fortunately, with the help of hairstylists, makeup and the right clothing, women are able to achieve this.

Slimming your face with makeup is easy, and costs much less than going under the knife. Also, getting a face-flattering haircut will give you the appearance of being a little skinnier as well.

As for clothing, not all women have the same problem areas, so learning and identifying your own problem areas can help you choose clothing that can soften the negatives, while focusing on your body’s positive areas.

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Muscle-Building Exercises: How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle

Woman Doing Push UpsIn the past, people used to worry about building muscle because, as many people know, it weights more than fat. That said, those who want to lose weight often make the mistake of totally cutting muscle-building exercises out of the equation. However, when you fail to build muscle while losing weight, your body has the tendency to become flabby and unattractive.

Since this is not a desirable look for anybody, let’s take a look at some muscle-building exercises that can help you pack on muscle, make you look better overall and lose fat.

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Fish Oil and Weight Loss

Fish Oil in CapsulesHere’s a conundrum: to lose weight you have to cut down on the amount of fat you eat, but in order to have enough energy to burn the calories you need fat in the form of fatty acids.

In other words in order to get rid of some body fat, you should eat the right kind of fat without eliiminating fat all together.

The body can transform carbs and protein into saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids but it can not produce polyunsaturated fats, which are called essential fatty acids, you get from the food we eat.

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Main Causes of Obesity

ObesityHealth professionals believe that there is an epidemic of obesity in the western world, especially in the United States.

Obesity is categorized as a medical condition in which an access of body weight may have an adverse effect on health. Body mass index (BMI) has been created in the 1800’s by a Belgian doctor to help determine what over-weight is; individual’s body weight was divided by the square of his/her height. Normal BMI is considered to be 18.5 – 25 , Overweight BMI is 25-30 and obese BMI is considered all that is above 30.

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Lose Weight Using Alternative Ways of Exercising – Abdominal Belts

Abdominal MusclesWhen electrical impulses are used for elicitation of muscle contraction, the process is known as electrical muscle stimulation. An electrical device generates these impulses that are delivered to the target muscle area through electrodes. Muscle contraction resulting from electrical impulses is said to mimic the central nervous system action.

Technically, you can call electrical muscle stimulation as muscle training as well as electrotherapy. Currently, electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) devices are regulated by the FDA. In last few years, the adoption of EMS techniques for weight loss programs and support equipments has increased manifold.

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