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5 Minute Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Want to learn how to have more free time, decrease body fat, and feel your best in 5 minutes? You won't become a guru, but this short intro is enough to get you started.   What is Intermittent Fasting (IF)? IF is an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. In this respect, it’s not a diet in the conventional sense but more accurately described as an eating pattern. Common intermittent fasting methods involve daily 12-16 hours fasts.Fasting has been a practice throughout human evolution. Ancient hunter-gatherers didn't have supermarkets, refrigerators or food available year-round. Sometimes they couldn't find anything to eat. As a result, humans evolved to be able to function without food for extended periods of time.In fact,...

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5 Benefits of Tea Infusions

1) Control Your AppetiteTea is a fantastic way to start the day, as it has the ability to suppress appetite. Among the main factors that contribute to this effect are norepinephrine and dopamine. These two peptide hormones known as catecholamines, activate the sympathetic nervous system; One of the known effects includes a reduction in the desire for food. []2) Increased Fat BurningBeyond its effects on appetite and detox, tea demonstrates additional effects on fat burning. The polyphenols contained in tea, which include EGCG, increase thermogenesis, thereby burning fat rather than protein. Studies compared the rate of fat burning in a group that consumed green tea against another group that did not. They found that the polyphenols contained in the infusion performed well, while...

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What are Functional Teas?

Functional tea infusions are a mixture of teas and herbs that can help you achieve your goals of health and fitness.Are these magic weight-loss pills? Of course not. They are simply a natural form of supplementation that goes hand-in-hand with a healthy diet and active lifestyle. If you go into any health food store, there are hundreds or even thousands of supplements, each with a specific purpose. However, just taking a look at the ingredients list can give you a headache, not to mention trying to pronounce them! We found that creating mixtures of clean-grown premium herbs can match the benefits of these supplements, but without using chemicals produced in labs. Finding the right mixture of herbs to achieve a...

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