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The Hairy Bikers’ top 5 rules for staying in shape

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The Hairy Bikers share their top rules for staying in shape this summer with the Evening Chronicle. Summer is the perfect opportunity to get in shape for your summer holidays, and the best time of year to kick a football around with the kids, or head to the park and play some tennis. It doesn’t….

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July 22nd, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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The Hairy Bikers’ top 10 tips for healthy weight loss

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The sun is shining, summer is here, and it’s the perfect time to shed a little bit of weight in time for your holidays. So here are The Hairy Bikers’ top 10 tips for healthy weight loss this summer… 1. It’s not just the garden that needs a summer spruce up… take a look at….

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July 15th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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5 causes of salt cravings – and the solutions

Do you find yourself craving salt? Many people crave something sweet, but what does it mean when you crave salt? Salt, or Sodium, is an essential mineral in the body. Craving salt is an intense desire to consume salty food, and is different from normal hunger. It is controlled by the brain. Here are five reasons why….

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June 11th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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10 things you probably didn’t know about cucumber

Did you know that cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day? One average sized cucumber contains Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Zinc. And as well as being packed full of nutrients, they’re super low in calories, and great for diets and….

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June 5th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Dr Oz’s top 5 metabolism boosting tips

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On the Dr Oz Show this week, Dr Oz revealed his top metabolism boosters for speedy weight loss. If you feel exhausted and can’t seem to lose weight, you’re not alone. But you can kick start your metabolism and enjoy weight loss with his five step diet plan: 1. Meatless Mondays Avoiding meat on Mondays….

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June 4th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Top 5 benefits of green tea

Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages on the planet. It’s loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body. This includes improved brain function, fat loss, and a lower risk of cancer. Lose weight and burn fat If you look at the ingredients list for any slimming supplement, chances are….

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May 21st, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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How to spot sugar in food ingredient lists

There’s a simple way to cut down on your sugar intake, and it doesn’t need any calorie or gram counting. Look at the ingredients list on packaged foods. If it puts any form of sugar in the first three ingredients, don’t eat it. However, sugar can go by many names, which can make it hard to spot….

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May 14th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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How to control your food cravings

Did you know that cravings typically last 10 minutes? Distract yourself by phoning a friend, listening to music, running an errand, or doing some exercise. But if nothing will shift it, try eating one of these craving substitutes below.

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May 7th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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10 simple changes to boost your weight loss

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If you can’t seem to drop the pounds despite watching what you eat, it might be something else that’s holding you back. You may have banished bread, ditched the wine, and stopped snacking between meals, but no matter what you try the pounds just won’t shift. According to the experts, your lifestyle could be the….

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April 29th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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How to lose weight (but still have fun) this weekend

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If you’re tired of overdoing it all weekend and then starting from square one on Monday, you’re not alone. The good news is you can stick with your healthy game plan, continue to lose weight, and have an awesome weekend. All it takes is a little planning and willpower. Eat carbs in the morning You….

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April 4th, 2014 Author: Lisa Ferguson

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