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Build Muscle Mass to Lose Body Fat

Building Muscle Mass Helps to Lose Body Fat: 10 Reasons Why it Works

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It is a common misconception by fitness experts that you can’t build muscle mass and lose body fat simultaneously. However, this isn’t entirely true. Although it’s a good idea to have a solid and achievable goal when developing your fitness…

Can Cutting Out FODMAPS Reduce IBS Symptoms?

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2 in 10 people in the UK suffer from IBS, so it's no surprise people want to find diets to reduce the symptoms. Can cutting down on foods classified as FODMAPS within your diet reduce these symptoms?
Can wine replace exercise?

Can Drinking Wine Replace Exercise?

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The notion of drinking a glass of red wine each day to avoid doing exercise has been around for quite a while. Every time a new study comes out - and sometimes even when one hasn’t - it hits the news cycle and circulates social media. However,…
How much caffeine is too much?

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

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You may think that caffeine is mostly in tea or coffee - you’re not entirely wrong. Caffeine is in a lot of beverages we drink daily, from cocoa to energy drinks; from fizzy pop to weight loss supplements. As a result, it is a good idea to…
10 Habits for Fat Loss

10 Habits That Will Help With Fat Loss

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The reason a lot of diets and fat loss programs are difficult is because of one simple reason - you don’t have the right habits to keep it up. As a result, it is common for people to try and do too much at once, or to get an “all or nothing”…

4 ways to kick food cravings to the kerb

Do you suffer from cravings? Almost everyone has cravings for particular foods at times, although it appears to affect women the most, especially when they are following low calorie and low carb diets. Often these diets are low in essential…

Fat – why you should be eating it

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6 reasons why fat is so essential to your diet Fat is one of the main macronutrients that make up our diet - along with carbohydrates and protein, we need fat to perform essential bodily processes and maintain our overall health. Many…
Eat more to lose fat

Losing fat: eat more, gain less

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When you start on a weight loss diet you may think that ditching the calories and exercising excessively is the way to go. Maybe a new fad regime could work? Well… sorry to disappoint you, but that is not the case. In fact, you should eat…
The basics of intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting: The Basics

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Fasting is the basic idea of not eating for a period of time - we already do it to some extent when we sleep. That’s why breakfast has its name. It’s breaking the ‘fast’ we had overnight. However, there are different ways of fasting,…

3 myths about plant-based nutrition

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As plant-based nutrition is becoming popular with health conscious folk as well as animal lovers, it’s important to separate the facts from the fiction. Social media and news stories are great at spreading misinformation, so we’ve done…