Getting to grips with the glycemic index

Getting to grips with the glycemic index
One of the dials that you need to keep an eye on as part of a calorie controlled diet is the glycemic index. If you can keep this one in check you can get a lot closer to the end result you are seeking. Yes, chomping ...
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The banana diet

The banana diet
The banana diet has been all the rage in Japan and has spread in popularity. But aren’t bananas something you should avoid if cutting down? As with most foods if you overdo it in the banana department you ...
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Insects as diet food

Insects as diet food
Insects as food – ugh! It might not sound like the tastiest fare, but a lot of that is a cultural nose-upturning more than anything else. Insects are great for people on a diet. The fact is that insects are great ...
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A fab diet sandwich

A fab diet sandwich
Tucking into a big old sandwich is great. It’s a sure fire way to fill up at lunchtime and more often that not, it’s comfort food. Even if you are on a diet, it’s possible to enjoy a hearty sandwich, ...
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What causes belly fat?

What causes belly fat?
Just like any additions to the hip area, belly fat is particularly hard to shift. We know it gets there, and how annoying it is, but why exactly does it build up right there in front of us like that? There are a number ...
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