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English diet ‘is better than in rest of UK’

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Scottish, Welsh and Irish people hoping to lose weight fast may need to look towards their English counterparts for tips. This is the suggestion of a controversial new study from Oxford University, which discovered that diets in England tend to be much better than in the rest of the UK. Not only do Scots, Welsh….

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November 3rd, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Younger-looking skin could be result of healthy diet

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You might be trying to cut calories in a bid to lose weight, but it could have an added benefit for your skin, according to researchers in Sweden. A study at the University of Gothenburg saw scientists investigate a range of animals and their lifespans when factors including diet and illness were taken into account…..

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November 2nd, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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More protein could cut hunger pangs

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Making meals rich in protein could contribute to slimming by reducing hunger pangs. This is according to a new study from the University of Sydney, Australia, which asked 22 people to follow a set diet for four days. While the meals were the same, they were modified to include ten, 15 or 20 per cent….

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October 13th, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Women ‘think about dieting more often than relationships’

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Slimming down to fit into skinny jeans and other outfits may be an admirable goal, but women have been urged not to let it take over their lives. This comes after a new poll by Atkins found that two-thirds of respondents daydream about their diet more often than they think about their partner, while 54….

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October 4th, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Keep blood sugar steady to lose weight, expert says

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Experiencing spikes and troughs in your blood sugar levels could affect your ability to lose weight, one expert has warned. Ann Finnemore, owner of hypnotherapy and stress management services company Getting You There, said people experience food cravings when their body's blood glucose suddenly decreases. This was recently demonstrated in a study at Yale University….

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September 29th, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Bad habits could thwart plans for slimming

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Anyone who finds themselves regularly eating a cake in front of the telly at night might want to stop, as research has suggested bad habits could be thwarting slimming plans. A study at the University of Southern California gave a group of cinemagoers either fresh popcorn or a bucket of stale. People who did not….

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September 2nd, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Could a high protein, high dairy diet help you lose weight?

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Eating more protein and dairy foods could help people to lose weight, particularly in the troublesome tummy area. This is the claim of a new study from McMaster University in Canada, published in the Journal of Nutrition, which put a number of female subjects into groups and asked them to follow specific diets. While all….

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August 31st, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Marriage ‘can cause women to put on weight’

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Women may have to work harder to maintain a steady weight after they get married, a new study has claimed. Dmitry Tumin and Zhenchao Qian from Ohio State University looked at a large number of subjects and compared their weight before and after important life transitions such as marriage. It was found that while men….

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August 22nd, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Holidaymakers ‘try to lose weight fast after their break’

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Poor quality diets during trips overseas are a major factor in the spike of people looking to lose weight fast after the end of the holiday season, new figures suggest.   Research by insurer Churchill has found that 23 per cent of Brits admit to having to go on a healthy detox on their return….

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August 19th, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Diet and exercise ‘key for those looking to lose weight fast’

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Those looking to lose weight fast through their exercise regime must ensure they tailor both their diet and the timing of meals to maximise their benefits, an expert has claimed.   Andrew Haworth, sports nutritionist at healthydoesit.co.uk, has highlighted the importance that this plays in a person's fitness and wellbeing.   He emphasised the importance of recovery, where….

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August 18th, 2011 Author: Lisa Ferguson

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