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How Many Calories Are Burned Biking Per Mile?

Just how many calories are burned biking per mile? It depends on how fast and how hard you are working. A person who rides on a flat surface going 14-16 miles per hour will burn anywhere from 40-55 calories per mile. The number exhausted per mile caries based upon the persons weight, gender, height and fitness level. […]

Does Exercise Increase Testosterone Levels?

Yes, exercise and diet are both natural ways to increase Testosterone Levels in Men. Exercise is one way to increase lean muscle, shed fat, promote libido and improve mental health! Studies show that regular exercise improves the testosterone levels in men significantly, and in women every so slightly. Women contain trace levels of testosterone and […]
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Does Eating Spicy Foods Burn Calories?

The rumor mill boasts that eating spicy food burns more calories than eating regular food, but is this true? The verdict is still out, but most of the facts point in the direction that the answer is yes. The reason being, is that the body temperature is slightly elevated during the process of consuming a […]

How Many Calories Does Dancing Burn?

Dancing does burn calories, but how much depends on how long you dance and the type of dance performed. If you expect to burn a lot of calories, the Waltz won’t cut it. One of the most popular forms of dancing today, in the gym, is Zumba. This is a combination dance and fitness program […]

Does Drinking Crystal Light Count As Water?

Many people ask, “Does Drinking Crystal Light Count As Water?” Crystal Light is a low calorie drink that is good for you in terms of quenching your thirst, but it does not count as water. While Crystal light is low in calories and sugar, it is full of artificial sweeteners.  In pure water there is nothing […]

Does Cranberry Juice Make You Poop?

If you drink pure Cranberry Juice in excess, it can make you poop. The more pure the juice, the more time you may be spending in the bathroom. Cranberry juice contains a number of antioxidants that are designed to eliminate waste from your body. The purer the juice, the more natural ingredients are found.  The fruit […]

Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?

Why Does Coffee Make You Poop? Seems like an odd question, but one that many people want to know but are afraid to ask. But thanks to the internet you can now find out the answer while avoiding embarrassment. Yes, coffee does make you poop. Here’s why: Coffee, both caffeinated and decaffeinated, have powerful stimulants in them […]

Are Rice Krispies Gluten Free?

New and Improved Rice Krispies are gluten free and consumed by many who cannot eat gluten. While they may not be the same since going gluten free, they do provide a tasty alternative to many other bland foods on the menu. While the old version of Rice Krispies was made with barley malt, the source […]

Are Lima Beans Good For You?

Yes, Lima Beans are good for you. Whether you have them fresh, dried or canned, the nutrient content for every serving will be the same. You should also know that Lima Beans are a grade A source of fiber making it an ideal food complement. Compared to other legumes, Lima beans lead the pack in […]

Can Eating Apples Help You Lose Weight?

Apples CAN help you lose weight because of their nutritional value and large amount so fiber. We have all heard the saying, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away,’ but what about for losing weight? Apples are good for losing weight because they fill you up and not out. Apples are low in calories, […]

Are French Fries Gluten Free?

Fries are a pretty important part of many Americans’ Diets – not because we can’t do without them physically, but because we have become used to them, but are they Gluten Free? Common sense says that French Fries should be completely free of gluten: they are made of potatoes, after all, and potatoes are gluten […]

Are Cashews Paleo?

Are cashews paleo? That’s still open for discussion. In some ways it depends just how strict you want your paleo diet to be in terms of avoiding chemicals that may be harmful. Cashews have to be roasted or treated to remove the phenols they’re coated with, because these chemicals can inflame the digestive tract and […]