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New addictions

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We are all aware of tobacco, drug and alcohol addiction but in the last few years new forms of addictions have come to the surface. Addiction to video games, the Internet, sex...

13/06/2008

How to help someone who is depressed

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / How to help someone who is depressed

Persistent sadness, irritability, fatigue, loss of self-confidence. One of your loved ones, family members or friends is depressed. What attitude should you take and how can you help...

13/06/2008

Therapy

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Seeking therapy was taboo a few years ago, but not any longer. Anyone, at some times in their lives, can go through certain psychological problems that can push us to seek specialist...

13/06/2008

Overcoming Personal Hang-Ups

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / Overcoming Personal Hang-Ups

I’m too fat, I’m skint, I feel stupid… Who hasn’t had a thought like that at least once in their life? While most negative thoughts disappear after a while, at times negative...

05/06/2008

Calories in cheese

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Cheese is known for being calorific, but it isn't always as fatty as you might think. The calorie count of cheese depends on how it's made and how much water it contains. And...

19/05/2008

Tantric massage

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Need to awaken your sensuality, heighten your senses, and make your sex life more erotic? Discover this massage where letting yourself go slowly opens doors to pleasure... Need...

16/04/2008

Low cholesterol diet

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More and more people in the UK are suffering from high cholesterol. But the thing is, lowering your cholesterol is easily achieved… A recent survey commissioned by BergaMet...

16/04/2008

How to get the most out of your sauna

Home / Health and Fitness / Health / How to get the most out of your sauna

The tradition of sauna was born in Scandinavia 2000 years ago, and has little by little invaded our spas, gyms and beauty therapy centres, as well as (for the lucky ones) in homes...

16/04/2008

Chrononutrition

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Created in 1986 by French nutritionist Dr Alain Delabos, chrononutrition is more than just a diet: it’s a whole new way of eating that follows the body's natural rhythm and enzymatic...

08/04/2008

Vegetarian diets

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Vegetarian diets are becoming increasingly popular as meat prices as well as health concerns rise. Many people are cutting down or cutting out meat in favour of a full vegetarian...

08/04/2008

Iron in your diet

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Don't listen to the old wives' tales: you don't need to stuff yourself with spinach to get enough iron! Here's all you need to know about an essential but often confusing mineral...

26/03/2008

Diet meal substitutes

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In just a few years, meal substitutes have made a big impact on the slimming market. What are they? Who are they for? How do you use them? Do they work? Here's everything you...

26/03/2008

Why do we put on weight?

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As a rule, weight loss is caused by an imbalance between your calorie intake and the calories your body uses up. It's quite simple: if you eat what you don't burn, you put on weight...

26/03/2008

All the benefits of Vitamin C

Home / Health and Fitness / Fitness / All the benefits of Vitamin C

Known for its anti-fatigue properties, Vitamin C also provides the body with ascorbic acid, which is important for more than one reason. Here's everything you need to know about...

21/03/2008

Calories in alcohol

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One glass of vino won't do you any harm, but heavy drinking is not only bad for your health: it's shockingly bad for your wasitline. Alcoholic drinks contain zillions of calories...

19/03/2008

Protein

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Like fat and carobohydrate, protein is a nutrient that provides the body with energy. Here's everything you need to know about your protein needs. Like fat and carobohydrate...

19/03/2008

How to get toned arms

Home / Health and Fitness / Fitness / How to get toned arms

Wish you had firm, toned, feminine and shapely arms? Check out our work-out tips and say goodbye to your bingo wings! Wish you had firm, toned, feminine and shapely arms? Check...

19/03/2008

Body fat monitors

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It's useful to know how much you weigh, but if you're keeping a close eye on your health and your waistline, it's also good to know your body fat and even muscle content. You...

18/03/2008

Carbohydrate

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Like protein and fat, carbohydrate is a nutrient that provides our bodies with the energy they need. Here's everything you need to know about carbs. Like protein and fat, carboh...

18/03/2008

10 Rules To Make Your Diet Work

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The hard fact is the majority of diets don't succeed. Dieting isn't easy! Here are 10 key rules to help you make your diet work. 1-Set yourself sensible targetsThe biggest mistake...

17/03/2008