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Will My Muscle Turn to Fat if I Stop Lifting Weights?


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD One of the most damaging but commonly believed myths out there about exercise is the thought that if you stop exercising, all of the muscle that you have built or developed will be converted to. … Continue reading

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Is The Paleo Diet The Answer We’ve Been Searching For?


By Murtaza Ahmed MD There has been much publicity and hype about the Paleolithic or ‘Paleo diet’ over the past few years, and for good reason.  It is a novel approach to things, and a welcome change from all the … Continue reading

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Cravings : What causes them and how to beat them


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD Cravings are probably the biggest reason why diets fail, so it prudent we should spend some time discussing them.  I am actually writing this piece because I myself just spent the past hour battling a … Continue reading

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How much exercise do I need to do?


By Murtaza Ahmed MD One of the big hurdles people wanting to get started with exercise face is not knowing what, or how much to do.  Everyone agrees that exercise is beneficial to health but sadly after this things seem … Continue reading

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Why EVERYONE should exercise


 By Murtaza Ahmed MD When it comes to our health, exercise is one of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal, yet so many of us choose not to utilize it and aren’t gaining the benefits it offers.  … Continue reading

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Ten tips for successful weight loss


By Murtaza Ahmed MD So you’ve made the decision to lose weight and get healthy, you have an idea what you should and shouldn’t be eating and you can’t wait to start seeing the results.  This is great and you … Continue reading

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One Step at a Time


By Murtaza Ahmed MD I cannot overstress the importance of taking a new diet regime or healthy eating plan one step at a time.  Again and again I see people who have been hyped or become excited about a new … Continue reading

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Breakfast


By Murtaza Ahmed MD There are many different ideas, misconceptions and somewhat plain untruths out there about breakfast.  You’ve probably heard it being referred to as ‘the most important meal of the day’ or been told that a big breakfast … Continue reading

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Step One


By Murtaza Ahmed MD So now you understand that dieting isn’t about following some dictated, pre-formed set of rules and you know what food is made up of, I think you’re ready to take the first steps to improving your … Continue reading

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