Category: Oddities

The Low-Carb Diet

Cut carbs from your diet and you will be thin, right? Well, firstly I don’t believe that cutting out any food group in its entirety is good, especially carbs, as they are the building blocks for brain power, they satisfy your hunger leaving you less likely to binge eat, plus they provide you with energy …

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Why is chewing so important?

While most of us think digestion all happens in the intestines/stomach, the truth is it starts in the mouth. Chewing in an essential part of the whole digestive process, not only does it increase absorption and get those vital nutrients and vitamins into the body; by breaking your food down into smaller pieces you allow …

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You want to change, but have no clue where to start?

• Ask yourself “why do I want to lose weight?” and find your motivation. Motivation is the key to keeping you focused and will see you through those darker days • Set realistic goals. You can always set new ones once you’ve reach your first. This way you’re working toward something attainable, rather than aiming …

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Fresh is Best!

Variety is the spice of life and where better to begin than in the kitchen?  Make friends with your inner chef and explore the many fresh produce available to us, seriously don’t limit yourself.  It’s ok not to like something, but don’t write it off infinitely as you will find your taste does change on …

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What is Calorie Counting All About?

Losing weight through calorie counting is relatively easy, and a lesson that will last you a lifetime. There are however very mixed reviews about the matter, but to me, it simply makes sense that if you want to lose weight; your intake of food must be less than your energy output. What I especially liked …

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