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Calories in bread

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Bread does not make you fat; quite the opposite, in fact. It's high in fibre, carbs, Vitamin B and minerals, and good for both health and weight loss. As long as you choose wisely...

10/09/2008

How To Lose Belly Fat: The Fastest Way To Get Killer Abs

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A lot of us suffer from stubborn belly fat. You know what we're on about...that pinch of flab that just won't get lost? Or that stubborn muffin top that you just can't get rid of...

10/09/2008

Calories in meat

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It's a common myth that meat makes you fat. Some types of meat, particularly ones that are high in saturated fat, should be eaten in moderation, but many meats are low in fat...

10/09/2008

Reduced fat, low calorie and sugarfree products

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Light versions of products that are bad for your waistline may be low in fat or sugar, low in both fat and sugar, or just low in calories. According to regulations, for a product...

10/09/2008

Yo-yo Dieting

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You hear the term yo-yo dieting batted around a lot in the health and fitness world but what does it actually mean? Yo-yo Dieting Yo-yo dieting is often something that we don't...

05/09/2008

High protein diets

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High protein diets work on the simple principle that if you eat lots of protein, you'll lose fat and increase muscle. High protein diet Although most people would be highly doubtful...

12/08/2008

Using weighing scales properly

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Some people weigh themselves to keep an eye on their weight and help themselves stay trim, while others see the scales as an instrument of torture to be avoided! Here’s our advice...

12/08/2008

How to compensate for a blowout

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The morning after the night before you look bad, feel worse, have a bloated stomach, a raging hangover, and to make things worse the scales show you're several pounds heavier...

16/07/2008

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

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

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

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

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

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, carbohydrate...

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

Food combining diets

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As the name suggests, a food combining diet involves not eating certain types of foods at the same meal or even during the course of the same day. The theory is that you put on...

17/03/2008