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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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Home made salad dressing

Home made salad dressing
Salad dressings are often the downfall of our low calorie, health infused salad. In order to add some extra flavour, we sometimes fall back on the off-the-shelf products, whose composition we have very little control ...
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Should you avoid jogging in the rain?

Should you avoid jogging in the rain?
Exercise is part and parcel of any weight loss or fitness programme, but what if the weather outside is not conducive to your daily workout or run? If you’ve ever looked out the window on a cold, wet day and pondered ...
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Bananas, are they a no-no for dieters?

Bananas, are they a no-no for dieters?
Should you shy away from bananas when trying to lose weight? It seems like a fruit that is so sweet and delicious, it’s simply got to be packed with calories. Howstuffworks note the opposite is the case however, and that ...
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Juicing to lose weight

Juicing to lose weight
Juicing is a great way to infuse a vitamin boost into your diet, and it helps to lose weight fast. As with everything however, the amount of juicing you do, and how you do it is important. Webmd outline some things you ...
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Cut down on TV and lose weight

Cut down on TV and lose weight
We all know that too much TV is bad for us, but just how bad? For people trying to lose weight, watching too much television can hamper their efforts to get in shape. First of all, being away from the TV means you need ...
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Can salt cause weight gain?

Can salt cause weight gain?
Aside from sugar, carbs and fat, an imbalanced intake of other food elements can cause the waistline to swell. One of these we rarely hear about is salt. Salt is a well-known culprit for conditions such as hypertension, ...
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