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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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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