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The 5:2 diet – not all it’s made out to be
Is intermittent fasting good for weigh loss? The concept of intermittent fasting as a weight loss tool was made popular
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Energy Drinks – Useful Energy Boost or Health Hazard?
Think an energy drink is a good way to get an energy boost? Think again! Highly caffeinated energy drinks are
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Sugar and Blood Pressure
Is sugar as bad as salt for blood pressure? We have known for a long time that a high salt
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Why you’re probably not eating enough protein
What is the protein leverage hypothesis? The protein leverage hypothesis is a new theory by two professors, Stephen Simpson and
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Australia’s love affair with fruit juice
Going for gold with fruit juice consumption In an analysis of sugary drink consumption in 187 countries, Australia and New Zealand
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Sugary drink consumption is linked to type 2 diabetes
Can sugary drinks affect more than just your weight? A recent study shows regular consumption of sugary drinks is associated
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Relieve Osteoarthritis with Weight Loss
Do you suffer from osteoarthritis of the knees or hips? Are you considering a joint replacement? Well, you may be
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Why juice diets are doomed from the start
Is Juicing – Good or Bad? Juicing is all the rage at the moment. It is touted as the better
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Calories in coffee
How skinny is your skinny latte? The calories in a coffee come mainly from the added milk or from the
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Obesity in Pregnant Mothers
Obesity during pregnancy creates health issues for pregnant mothers, but we are now discovering that it can also have long-term
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The Hunger Hormone: Leptin and Leptin Resistance
There are two hormones that are intimately involved in weight gain and obesity. One of these is insulin, which is
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Hamburgers, Chips and Your Brain
We know that hamburgers and chips are bad for your weight, but did you know that they are also bad
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Coffee and Diabetes
Coffee drinkers can once again breathe a sigh of relief. A French study, just published in the American Journal of
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Paleo good or bad?
Is a Paleo diet truly healthy?
What is the Paleo Diet? The Paleo diet is trendy and currently very popular. It is based on the concept
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Stress and Weight – Why stress causes different weight outcomes in different people?
Why is it that many people gain weight when they are under stress, whereas others lose weight? The answer lies
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Atrial Fibrillation Improved by Weight Loss
Latest research from the University of Adelaide shows that sustained weight loss can free patients from atrial fibrillation, without the
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Cholesterol Blood Tests: What HDL, LDL, Good Cholesterol, Bad Cholesterol really are
What does it mean? Cholesterol and triglyceride tests are blood tests that measure the total amount of fatty substances (cholesterol
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