Popular weight loss supplements – do they work?

 

I was going to write a kick-butt article regarding the efficacy of weight-loss supplements.  In my research, however, I immediately found an evidence-based article written Kris Gunnars, BSc on the “Authority Nutrition” website and thought “why re-invent the wheel”?

Hope this is cool…..but here’s a link to the article.  It’s simple to read, to the point & really good.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/12-weight-loss-pills-reviewed#section14

The bottom line here is that there simply aren’t any pills for true weight loss.  Lasting changes in your body composition come only from improving your habits around nutrition and exercise.

 

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Core Ten’s Top 10 list of supplements for health.

Do you find that the shelves and shelves of supplements available in any sports nutrition, health food or drug store overwhelming?  You’re not alone!

It’s hard to know how much of the marketing hype to believe and which supplements you might actually need to promote optimal health & wellness.

 

 

Let us help you whittle down the choices!

 

The best source of vitamins and minerals (micro-nutrients) is real, healthy food which also provides the dietary fiber that is missing in supplements.  Unfortunately, few people these days maintain a diet that provides adequate amounts of every single vitamin, mineral, healthy fat and antioxidant that the body needs.  In addition, there are many factors that can negatively affect the bio-availability and/or absorption of these vital nutrients from the food we eat.  Supplements provide a backup insurance policy to make it more likely that your body is getting all the micro-nutrients it needs for optimal health.  Who does anything without insurance these days?

 

Read on to find out what supplement insurance policy is best to invest in.

 

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How much exercise do you really need?

 

You’re committed to losing weight and improving your health but you’re wondering how much exercise you really need to achieve your goals.

 

 

Reaping the health benefits of exercise might be easier than you think!

Will 10,000 steps a day be enough? Do I have to take up jogging? I hate the gym scene….is it necessary? Cross Fit, PX90, Insanity….really?  Everywhere you go you hear different advice, it’s confusing and overwhelming.

 

 

The following is a guide to help you determine basic exercise requirements in order to gain significant health benefits.

Start here and then adjust to suit your own needs based on your own goals.

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