Category Archives: Fat Loss

5 Ways to Conquer Holiday Over Eating

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If you’ve come through the holiday season without gaining weight you’re in the minority. Research suggests a large percentage of most of our life-long weight gain occurs during the six weeks of the holiday season. Studies show most people don’t gain weight suddenly over a few weeks or months.  Rather the scales inch up in small increments over years – […]

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Sleep Better And Lose Weight Too

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Getting a good night’s sleep will not only improve your mood and reduce depressive thoughts, but it also is a good way to lose weight. And it seems the converse also applies: new research shows those who lose weight sleep better and feel less depressed. The links between the amount and quality of sleep and appetite and weight loss have […]

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Exercise Before Dieting To Keep Muscles Strong

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Start exercising before you go on a diet if you want to prevent the common problem both younger and older women face of losing muscle tone and strength when they lose weight. A new study published by the Endocrine Society in the US has found getting involved in physical activity before you go on a diet helps preserve muscle and […]

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Are Antibiotics Making Us Fat?

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Are antibiotics making us fat? A New York Times report on the “dark side of antibiotics” reveals scientists are discovering that antibiotics may act as a “switch” which turns calories into fat rather than muscle. It’s all part of on-going research into the effects antibiotics have on the trillions of gut bacteria that are involved in immune function, food digestion […]

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Berries for Better Health # 1

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Berries may not be the giants of the produce world, size-wise, but these diminutive fruits punch well above their weight in health benefits (and let’s not forget flavour!). High levels of antioxidants and photochemicals make berries the ultimate anti-ageing foods, packing proven boons for your brain, skin and heart health. They can even reduce the risks of diabetes and certain […]

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Get Healthy Fast Tips # 2

Tips for Getting Healthy Fast

If you caught our first instalment of great easy health tips and are keen for more, look no further! Here’s some more great, simple lifestyle changes that are small enough not to be a pain, yet will have great long-term health impact. Presenting, our second instalment of great tips to get healthy fast.   Get Healthy Tip #10 – Moisturize. […]

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Get Healthy Fast Tips #1

Get Healthy Fast!

Want to turn your life around but not too keen on marathons and going full Raw Vegan just yet? Well good news. As it turns out there’s  plenty of simple, small lifestyle changes you can make that you’ll barely notice—that is, until you start reaping the rewards of a fitter, healthier you! Presenting our first instalment of nine great tips […]

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