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Overweight is a complicated issue!

The most important take-home message

  • Physical activity per se is not necessarily an effective means of weight reduction for all. Nevertheless, it should be emphasized that increased physical activity gives health benefits and reduced risk of the most prevalent chronic diseases and mortality, even without weight reduction.

Other take-home messages

  • There is some agreement about the importance of the diet for obesity.
  • Physical activity has been reported to reduce weight to a moderate extent (5 – 10% of original body weight, appears to be achievable without calorie restrictions).
  • When physical activity is combined with dietary measures, increased activity seems to have an only moderate effect.
  • Physical activity is likely to play a key role in maintaining weight loss, in order to “keep weight”.
  • We are biologically and genetically engineered for high levels of physical activity and it will, therefore, be easier to adjust the energy intake of energy consumption when we are more physically active.
  • If you are less physically active, appetite regulation does not follow, which can result in energy surpluses and weight gain.
  • From nature, the body seems to counteract weight reduction to a greater extent than weight gain (compensating for more physical activity with a lower metabolism).

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Benefits of Aromatherapy doTERRA

 

The potent aroma of essential oils provides emotional, psychological and mental well-being. Essential oils greatly enhance the effectiveness of aromatherapy which is now one of the most popular alternative forms of healing. It is believed that natural oil extracts can stimulate the functions of the brain and promotes general healing.

There are various aromatherapy doTERRA products available to relieve pains, increase cognitive functions and enhance positive moods. Each product has its own curative scent which elicits powerful emotional, physiological and mental responses.

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Knowing More About Essential oils doTERRA

The popularity of essential oils for beauty, relaxation, and healing purposes has given rise to various brands. One of them is doTERRA essential oils which are considered as the finest and purest in the market. Herbs used to make the products are carefully harvested and nourished naturally (no pesticide, filler or contaminants). Extracts are gently distilled and prepared to harness the botanical energies through CPTG (Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade) process. Every essential oil can be used individually or blended with other oils for personalized aromatic therapy use.

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Aromatherapy: New Age Fad Or Age-Old Remedy?

Aromatherapy refers to the usage of essential oils that have actually been drawn out from plants, bushes and also trees. Aromatherapy could be made use of just for satisfaction, to aid boost your state of mind or to lower your tension.

Aromatherapy has actually just recently been identified a New Age trend, however the technique of aromatherapy has a lengthy background. 

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