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How to sleep and get slim at the same time

The best way to trim a flabby tummy could be to sleep on it. Getting a good night’s sleep can help you handle stress better, repair sore muscles, restore your energy, make you feel good, and curb your appetite. Why sleep matters More sleep = less hunger Sometimes, food isn’t what we need for more energy,….

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November 11th, 2013 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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8 small changes for big results

Posted in All, Food, Tips & Tricks

1.    Blue plates Ever wondered why McDonalds’ colour scheme is yellow and red? We are naturally drawn to red, yellow and orange in our dining area or restaurants because psychologically it stimulates us to want to eat, and eat a lot. Studies show that if you put your food on blue plates, it can cause….

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November 6th, 2013 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Could a high-fat diet be good for your heart?

The risk from saturated fat in foods such as butter, cakes and fatty meat is being overstated and demonised, according to experts. Doctors say it’s now time to scrap the myth of the role of saturated fat contributing to heart disease. Recent studies show no link between saturated fat intake and the risk of cardiovascular….

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October 23rd, 2013 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Eating five times a day can help weight loss

A new study has suggested that eating five times a day can help keep your weight down, as scientists reject the idea that three daily meals is the key to staying healthy. The researchers say that a daily routine of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus two further snacks can help shed pounds. But breaking the….

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October 14th, 2013 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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The ‘Vegan Before 6’ Diet

Posted in All, Diets

Vegan Before 6 is the latest diet craze to gain momentum in America. Who invented it? New York Times food columnist and author of How To Cook Anything, Mark Bittman, first wrote about eating vegan until 6pm in a 2009 article. Living this way reportedly helped him lose 36 lbs, and reduced his cholesterol and blood….

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October 10th, 2013 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Are you drowning your diet? Alcohol could be hindering your weight loss journey

You might find that you can cut down the calories of your food intake, but still not lose weight. Often the problem is down to alcohol; either drinking with your meals, or a weekend binge. There are more calories in alcohol than you might think, and that’s without the snacks that inevitably come with a….

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October 3rd, 2013 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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So you think you’re fat?

There are various ways of assessing whether you need to lose weight.  Which are reliable?  Six ways to measure up BMI (Body Mass Index).  This is used to classify people as underweight, healthy, overweight or obese.  It’s your weight in kilograms divided by the square of your height in metres. PROS ‘BMI is a useful….

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September 10th, 2013 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Kelly Osbourne credits new healthy diet to vegan chef fiancé Matthew Mosshart

Posted in All, Celebrities

Kelly Osbourne has undergone quite an image transformation by losing over a staggering 60 pounds in just two years. And the reality TV star who has struggled with weight loss in the past, says her new healthy eating habits are down to her vegan chef fiancé, Matthew Mosshart. ‘He made me realize how many calories….

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August 13th, 2013 Author: Danielle Makepeace
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TOWIE’s Gemma Collins ‘I’m happy with my size’

Posted in All, Celebrities

When asked if she was trying to lose weight at the moment the Essex star replied, “I feel healthier and happier with my size than ever before.” “I go to the gym three times a week and I’m eating well, but not depriving myself.  I’m never going to be stick thin but I’m comfortable in….

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July 30th, 2013 Author: Sarah Oliver
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How Hollywood gets healthy

Posted in All, Diets, Food, Recipes

Celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder’s famous clients include Fergie and Drew Barrymore.  Here she explains how she helps the A-list glow with health and lose weight. A liquid breakfast Forget the old adage: ‘breakfast like a king,’ as it’s more likely to slow you and your digestive system down.  Instead, do what Hollywood A-listers swear by….

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July 23rd, 2013 Author: Sarah Oliver

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