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Low-carb diets have been popular for decades.

They used to be highly controversial but have recently gained mainstream acceptance.

Low-carb diets tend to cause more weight loss than low-fat diets — at least in the short term

They also improve numerous health markers, such as blood triglycerides, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure

However, many types of this eating pattern exist.

Here are 8 popular ways to do a low-carb diet.

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I was recently coerced into volunteering to serve as the sweeper on the baby Skyrun. This was not about giving back to the trail running community for me. I voiced my opinion on this endeavour rather strongly and made it clear that had it not been for my partner Gracia wanting to do it, I would not. The fact that this was the second year she was sweeping and the amazing stories she tried to share with me was lost on me and did nothing to convince me that this was something that I needed in my life. Selfish much?  I did not get it. Who wants to do a race as slow as possible? My opinion has changed, and I am beyond grateful for the opportunity!

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Gut, Hormones -

Most people don’t realize that there is a line of communication between the gut and the brain. Furthermore, this relationship goes both ways. The gut-brain axis is a mutually dependent and supportive relationship. Gut function affects brain function and vice versa.

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weightloss tips -

We each have our own ‘relationship’ with health and weight loss. Trying to explain this relationship to an outsider can be tricky. After all, it’s far more than just a health program—it’s a mission, a community, and a lifestyle. And as is the case with any relationship, there are ups and there are downs. So when times get tough, step back and reflect on these 10 tips to make sure your relationship with weight and health correction is a happy one.

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Gender violence, Self Defense -

The Short Version: Avoiding or preventing an attack is easy, and in the vast majority of situations it does not require physical self defense or martial arts. If you follow these simple guidelines, the chance you’ll ever be attacked is incredibly small: Avoid dangerous places and people. Don’t be a good target. Be aware of your surroundings. Do not argue, provoke, or allow a verbal conflict to escalate. Escape or create distance if you feel threatened. Give up your money or valuables if bodily harm is threatened and you cannot escape. Keep your private areas secure. What are dangerous places?...

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