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Weight Loss Strategies that Last

March 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post Keto Diet – Short Term Only you may or may not be tempted to give the ketogenic diet a try for a few days. However, it is not for everyone and it does not solve the problem of how to maintain a healthy weight in the long term. Fear not! There are many other simpler ways to improve health and lose weight. A study ...

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Breakfast Like a King

March 16th, 2020 | Posted in Info

We’ve all heard the expression “Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and eat dinner like a pauper”. Well, there may be some wisdom behind this old saying. It’s well known that whether we lose weight, gain weight or maintain our weight is largely determined by how much we eat, what we eat and how much exercise we do. It turns out ...

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Keto Diet – Short Term Only

March 9th, 2020 | Posted in Info

New research from Yale University found that the fashionable ketogenic diet can improve health and aid weight loss in the short term but the negative effects of the diet start to arise after about a week in mice. The mice who were fed a keto diet for more than 7 days consumed more fat than they could burn and had an increased risk of developing ...

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How to Eat Health Hacks

February 26th, 2020 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post Diet Health Hacks you’ll have learnt lots of easy tricks for increasing the nutrient availability in the food you eat. But it’s not just what we eat that is important but how we eat and when we eat. Here are 5 tips to improve your habits around food. 1. Activate Your Senses The digestive juices start to flow ...

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N.E.A.T Exercise for Health

February 21st, 2020 | Posted in Info

We probably all know someone who never does any formal exercise, eats like a horse, and is somehow super slim. There may be all kinds of reasons for this including metabolic rate and the make up of their gut microbiome. But there could be something else going on too: It’s called NEAT or Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. This refers to all the ...

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Diet Health Hacks

February 17th, 2020 | Posted in Info

This week’s tips are for those of you eating a healthy diet and living a healthy lifestyle but who may want to super charge their meals and way of life. Here you’ll find lots of easy to implement dietary and lifestyle tweaks you can make to take your health and well being to the next level. Diet Health Hacks 1. Dress it up - Phytonutrients ...

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Tips for Changing Habits

January 29th, 2020 | Posted in Info

Tips for Changing Habits If you’ve read the blog post on New Year, New Thinking you’ll know that change starts with self-acceptance and reframing what you want to achieve. The blog on Habits Worth Adopting is a good place to start if you want some ideas on which habits will give you good returns on the changes you make. In this post we’ll ...

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Habits Worth Adopting

January 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Info

Research just released by the British Medical Journal highlights 5 factors that are associated with a longer life free of major chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer (1). These are: 1. Not smoking 2. Having a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 and 24.9 3. Engaging in moderate to vigorous activity for at least 30 ...

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New Year, New Thinking

January 15th, 2020 | Posted in Info

After the indulgences of the festive season January is seen as a time for new beginnings; a time to get into new habits, behaviours, lifestyles and diets. Often these involve the desire to better oneself – to lose weight, do more exercise, drink less alcohol, and generally to give things up. Often the focus is on what is wrong with oneself. This ...

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Stock Up and Stay Calm

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog posts Happy Healthy Christmas Tips and Be Prepared! you’ll have some ideas for how to ease the pressure over Christmas. It’s also a good idea to have a few well chosen ingredients in stock so that you, or someone else, can rustle up quick, easy, delicious meals without too much bother. Below are a few ideas for the ...

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