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How Much Fat Should You Eat?

How much fat is necessary for health, and how much is too much? What if your goals are weight loss, does that mean you should eat less fat? What are the healthiest types of fat, and which ones should you be avoiding? Unfortunately there’s no one exact number for everyone, since everyone’s body, physiology and […]

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The Sleep and Weight Loss Connection

You might not think sleep and weight loss are connected but in fact when you’re asleep is when the magic happens – As they say, it’s not in the gym where the progress is made, it’s when you’re resting afterwards. However if you’re a busy Mum chances are your sleep has taken a hit since […]

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6 Exercises for Back Pain

Doing a few simple exercises for back pain can really help to reduce symptoms or even prevent back pain from occurring in the first place. If you have an actual injury you need to get advice from your healthcare professionals as each person’s problems are unique. But most pack pain isn’t due to injuries, it’s […]

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How do you know if you have a Food Intolerance?

There are many expensive food intolerance tests you can do, but are they reliable? Food intolerances are on the rise – more people are reacting to previously every day foods such as milk, bread, corn and soy products (a common additive). The most common intolerances are gluten (in wheat and some other grains), dairy, eggs, […]

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Are Dairy Free Yoghurt Alternatives Healthy?

The number of dairy free yoghurt alternatives are on the rise due to the amount of people choosing, or needing to exclude dairy from their diet. Some people have to out of necessity, due to an allergy or intolerance to dairy. And they taste a little different too, so I’m all up for (healthy) variety […]

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Can You Change Your Body Weight Set Point?

Your weight set point is the weight your body believes you need to be. Your body will defend this weight, making weight loss (or gain) harder. If you eat less, you will burn less in an attempt to stay at this weight ‘set point’. Unfortunately it doesn’t work the same way so well – eating […]

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Are Hunger Hormones Keeping You Fat?

While calories dictate weight loss and gain, hunger hormones could be making you eat more and gain weight (or not lose it) as a result. There are various hunger hormones at play but the main ones are leptin and ghrelin. Ghrelin is secreted in the stomach and makes you hungry. Leptin is released from fat […]

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How to Overcome a Weight Loss Plateau

Hitting a weight loss plateau is very frustrating. You’ve been doing all the right things, making progress, losing weight, then all of a sudden you’re not losing weight anymore! Even if you don’t change your diet or exercise plan at all, a weight loss plateau is something so many people experience. But it’s not your […]

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How Often Should You Eat For Weight Loss?

Some people thing eating little and often is best. At the other end of the scale Intermittent Fasting, not eating at all for several hours (or entire days) and eating more on other days is becoming increasingly popular? There is no right or wrong, neither is better. However there will be one way which suits […]

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What are Low Carb Foods Really?

When people say they’re going to cut carbohydrates and eat mostly low carb foods what do they mean my that? Low carb diets such as Atkins, GI and Dukan have become incredibly popular in recent years, and they can really work for some people because low carb foods like protein are really filling. But what […]

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