Get going with exercise

Yesterday at the Weight Loss Challenge I introduced Julie to the group as a response to previous participants request for us to offer some kind of exercise “program” so Julie is hoping to offer that solution.

Here is the information on what she is offering 🙂

Fitness Delivered

Fitness Delivered

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Food Cravings and Your Body

By susanb, September 2, 2010

Are food cravings really the body’s way of telling us we’re lacking certain nutrients?

The belief holds that nature creates these strong and specific food cravings so we’ll consume the necessary foods to make up the deficit.

It seems like a logical connection – that pregnant women, for example, must crave ice cream because they lack calcium, or pickles because they need sodium. Or that we turn to chocolate to cheer us up because it supplies us with compounds that are supposedly lost during a crying bout.

But scientific studies discount these notions and instead say that cravings – specifically, the intense desire for a particular food, drink or taste – are triggered not by nutritional shortages, but by a more complex set of circumstances.

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