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Most Versatile Food is….

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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More than just a meat substitute, beans are so nutritious that the latest dietary guidelines recommend we triple our current intake from 1 to 3 cups per week.   Our diets tend to be seriously skimpy when it comes to fiber (the average American consumes just 15 grams daily), to the detriment of both our hearts and our waistlines.  We have outlined the top 5 bean choices and the top 5 reasons you need to increase beans in your weekly diet. Read More

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Energy Drink Real Ingredients

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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Has anyone ever really looked into what actually goes into Energy Drinks? And the question is really though, do we care what we are putting into our bodies and what ingredients energy drinks actually hold.  A guy at one of my recent workshops said his doctor attributed his heart attack to energy drinks.  He was about 120lbs overweight and I explained to him how it might have been something else as well.  Alot of people drink beer, alcohol, and do alot of other harmful things to our bodies, so who is to say that we do care what energy drinks really do for our bodies.  Anyone who is half way intelligent would look into what they are consuming and actually getting from the energy drinks.  Read over these ingredients and find out what is really in most energy drinks.    Read More

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Farting In Front Of Your Romantic Partner Can Cause A Deeper Connection

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We know discussing farting is not everyone’s favorite subject. However it is a human occurrence that is inevitable. Firstwefeast.com talks the variations of farting and how what you eat determines the frequency and odor of your release. Click here to see how your diet and romance is influence by releasing gas.

The Dangers of Hot Cheetos

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Flamin’ Hot Cheetos have become a popular snack, but what are the dangers of consuming excessive amounts of this delicious snack? Read More

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9 Bad Carbs that make you gain weight

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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A dogmatic, black and white approach to carbs is hurting the mindset of what we can and can’t eat.  Carbs have been getting a bad rap for a long time.  Anyone who wants to lose weight, will bring up how they just need to leave carbs alone.  The huge problem is that there are so many healthy foods that are carbs that also help people lose weight.  These healthy carbs that get absorbed slowly into our systems, avoiding spikes in blood sugar levels. Examples: whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and beans.  We can minimize the health risk of bad carbs by eating fewer refined and processed carbohydrates that strip away beneficial fiber.   Review the list we compiled: CF4L 9 Bad Carbs Read More

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Autism Awareness Charity Basketball Game Proves There Is More Than Violence On The West Side of Chicago

By: Jarrod Horton

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Last weekend local Chicago artists and community activists came together in Franklin Park on Chicago’s West Side. The gathering was to bring awareness to autism in the community. In addition to that, the function allowed family and friends to come together and enjoy each other company. The event featured activities, games and food for the children. Followed by a basketball game by artists and radio personalities from around the city. The event featured music, entertainment and education. It was needed relief from the violence and negative vibes surrounding the city. For a brief moment on a sunny warm day, there was a safe haven where people could enjoy a good time with family and friends with no violence. On top of that, it was for a good cause.  To find out more information about autism go to Autism Society. org @ http://www.autism-society.org/get-involved/national-autism-awareness-month/

How to Treat Anxiety

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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Recently came across an article that said because of Trump’s presidency the levels of anxiety among the American public is at an all-time high.   Doctors are prescribing medicine to calm people down more than ever before.  I’m not big on just popping a pill to deal with your problems so I have come across (I may be bias) the best alternative to deal with anxiety and that is exercise.  Studies show that exercise can treat mild to moderate depression as effectively as antidepressant medication—but without the side-effects, of course. In addition to relieving depression symptoms, research also shows that maintaining an exercise schedule can prevent you from relapsing.  One vigorous exercise session can help alleviate symptoms for hours, and a regular schedule may significantly reduce them over time.  My client Cassandra believes that people who exercise are less depressed because they use all there depression up while they are exercising, I have no study to cite this information though. There are three major reasons exercise helps with anxiety and depression: Read More

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