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Perseverance is the key to dieting, say researchers

All diets have been found to have similar results, people should simply pick the one they find easiest and more convenient for them, say researchers. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, analysed data from 48 separate trials. The Canadian team concluded that sticking to a diet was more important than….

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September 10th, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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The latest must have gym accessory, the waist trainer!

It’s the hourglass shaped trend that is taking Hollywood by storm, with celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Christina Milian and Beyonce all reportedly hooked. What is a waist trainer and how does it work, I hear you ask? What is a waist trainer? A waist trainer is a modern version of the corset, a device….

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September 4th, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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8 mind tricks to help you lose 8lbs in 8 weeks!

Fancy cutting 500 calories a day without forgoing a single Mars bar? Thought so.  Just use these 8 simple tricks. You may think Percy Pigs and pavlova are the biggest threat to your hip-to-waist ratio, but the real dangers are even closer to home.  In fact, they’re in your head.   1. Less choice means….

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September 2nd, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Unusual eating pattern? Here’s some possible reasons why

Have you ever wondered why some days all you feel like doing is snacking, yet on other days you don’t feel the slightest bit hungry? Usually we feel hungry when we have burnt up the food we have eaten as energy and our blood sugar and insulin levels begin to drop. Ghrelin, a hormone connected to appetite, then….

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August 27th, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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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: Kelly Bloxham
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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: Kelly Bloxham
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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: Kelly Bloxham
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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: Kelly Bloxham
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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: Kelly Bloxham
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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: Kelly Bloxham

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