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Glycaemic index (GI)

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Forget about simple sugars and complex carbs. These days, carbs are classed according to their glycaemic index, or GI. Here's how it works. Forget about simple sugars and complex...

22/01/2008

The Mayo diet

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The Mayo diet, or the grapefruit diet as it is also know, was all the rage in the 80s. It's one of those diets that requires a lot of will power, you have to be able to survive...

12/11/2007

The Montignac GI diet

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One of the pioneers of using GI (glycaemic index) in relation to weight loss was Frenchman Michel Montignac. His diet has a large number of followers and is based on the glycaemic...

12/11/2007

Everything You Need To Know About The South Beach Diet

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Looking for another way to shed the pounds this summer without going hungry? The South Beach diet could be the choice for you. From first glance, yes this is incredibly similar...

12/11/2007

The Zone diet

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The Zone diet is the brainchild of American doctor Barry Sears. It first came out in 1995 and was adopted by numerous celebrities. It advocates foods that encourage weight loss...

09/11/2007

The Okinawa diet

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This is a health and weight loss diet invented in the 1950s by Dr Pritikin. He devised a diet to follow because his arteries were clogged with cholesterol. The Pritikin Diet and...

09/11/2007

Everything You Need To Know About The Dukan Diet

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If you haven't heard of this top diet yet then we're not sure where you've been - ever since 2010 the Dukan Diet has been everywhere and when we say everywhere, we're talking...

09/11/2007

The cabbage soup diet

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The cabbage soup diet is a 7-day low-calorie plan. There are several versions around but all include eating a large quantity of cabbage soup combined with specific additional foods...

08/11/2007