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Gluten Free Diet – What Is It?

The sale of gluten free products has more than doubled since 2005 and the gluten free product range looks set for continued expansion. But why are so many of us embarking upon a gluten free diet? Below, we explore the gluten free diet in more detail, outline its main benefits and introduce you to two […]

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The best way to lose weight quickly

There is a definite hint of spring in the air, which means that summer is fast approaching. Yet, if your dreams of that well-earned two weeks in the sun are slightly marred by thoughts of how you’ll look on the beach this year, then you need to discover the best way to lose weight …and […]

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High protein diet scam and 3 alternative weight loss recipes

If you’re struggling to lose weight in time for summer, then you might be tempted to try out one of the more extreme fad diets currently in fashion. And, if you believe the hype surrounding the high protein diet then you could be expecting to lose as much as 15 kilos a month. Unfortunately, the […]

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Easy ways to get your 5 a day

According to the NHS guidelines, if you eat three tablespoons of beans, a heaped tablespoon of dried fruit, a bowl of canned fruit and a glass of unsweetened juice and an apple you will have had your five a day quota. Of course, this guidance is a teeny tiny step in the right direction, but […]

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3 simple steps to rapid weight loss after the holidays

We all enjoy Christmas and New Year – it’s an incredibly special time of year when we come together with friends, family and loved ones to eat, drink and be merry. Unfortunately many of us succumb to the ubiquitous mince pies, Christmas pudding and copious amounts of alcohol that are readily available throughout the festive […]

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Weight loss tips – how to avoid gaining weight during the holidays

Did you know that the average person gains 5 pounds over the festive period? According to Dr Áine O’Connor, a nutrition scientist from the British Nutrition Foundation, this is because we “tend to increase our calorie intake by about 500 calories per day over and above the 2,500 recommended daily calories for men and 2,000 […]

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Burn fat with 3 fabulous, fat-busting superfoods

The party season is fast approaching and you’ll no doubt want to look and feel your absolute best for the fun celebrations. However, if you’re already struggling to squeeze into that little black dress or dinner jacket, even before you’ve indulged in all that additional yuletide temptation, then you need to learn how to burn […]

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Wheatgrass — love living food

I love the seasonal shift at this time of year. Nature is profuse in her bounty — my morning walks are joyous as I come home with pockets full of acorns, hazel nuts, exquisitely coloured leaves and rosehips. Nature is my temple, a sanctuary of solitude, offering time to listen, to receive the fragments of […]

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Enemas — Cleansing for better all round health

What does it mean to be clean? Well, in todays’ society we usually think of being clean as showering, taking a bath or putting on fresh clothes. Being clean used to have a whole different meaning as far back as 1500 BC when the Egyptians were not only cleaning their bodies externally but internally too. […]

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Weight Loss & Raw Cacao – Your Secret Weapon

We all know that a ‘little of what you fancy does you good’, yet in the UK we sometimes take this sentiment a bit too far. Our national weakness for all things sweet can make weight loss extremely difficult, particularly when we’re confronted with sweet temptations at almost every turn. In this article you’ll learn […]

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