Lose the weight – but not your hair

Lose the weight – but not your hair
Weight loss, especially rapid weight loss from a restrictive diet, can cause major hair loss. This is according to webmd who note that hairdressers can even tell if a client is dieting from a change in their hair. Women ...
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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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Smart meat eating

Smart meat eating
When weight-watching, meat is often considered something to avoid or reduce as much as possible but is does provide some healthy protein along with vitamins and minerals, like vitamin B-12, iron, zinc, phosphorus and ...
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What are the healthiest fruits to snack on?

What are the healthiest fruits to snack on?
We all know that fruit is perfect to keep those sweet cravings at bay when your dieting, and that it has the added benefits of vitamins. So, for those of us choosing fruit over cookies, which ones contain the most and ...
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Is Stevia a wonder sugar substitute?

Is Stevia a wonder sugar substitute?
As concerns about the health implications of sweetener Aspartame have grown in recent years, people have begun to turn to another alternative – Stevia. Unlike other sugar substitutes, stevia is derived from a plant. It ...
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