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5 diets that just don’t work

5 diets that just don’t work
We hear about them all the time, miracle foods or diets that will produce fantastic results. The problem is that they rarely have a long-term effect for a number of reasons. Here are 5 types of diets that are unlikely to ...
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Getting the weight down after childbirth

Getting the weight down after childbirth
It’s the eternal challenge women face, dazed and exhausted after giving birth and many sleepless nights, getting back into shape seems to be a distant world away. Babycentre have some simple tricks that will help ...
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Getting your thighs in great shape

Getting your thighs in great shape
Getting your thighs in shape is no easy task, there are so many hard to work on areas it’s hard to tackle them properly. Fitness magazine have some great exercises that will help you work on your thighs, from all angles. ...
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Is it possible to cook without oil?

Is it possible to cook without oil?
Oil is very high in calories, about 120 cals per tablespoon, which is even higher than maple syrup! It seems a shame to spoil your healthy vegetable meal with spoonfuls of oil. The good news is that there are some clever ...
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Sugar – it’s got more names that you think!

Sugar – it’s got more names that you think!
It’s hard to avoid eating too much sugar, and despite your best efforts to do so, you could be eating more of it than you think. This is because it turns up in so many different foods, under so many different ...
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Why is sitting down so bad?

Why is sitting down so bad?
For many of us, our professional lives involve quite a lot of sitting. Being at our desk, attending meetings, and even relaxing in the evening, often involve very little moving around. This is bad news if you are seeking ...
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How to get in gear for your morning run

How to get in gear for your morning run
People who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick to the routine according to Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise in Massachusetts. The professor told Quartz how getting exercise done in the morning, before ...
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MSG and weight gain

MSG and weight gain
When food it processed, a side effect is that flavour is lost. For many food producers, the answer is to add an ingredient we are all too familiar with – MSG (monosodium glutamate). This is put into noodles, crisps, and ...
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