Losing weight

anti ageing tips

Anti Ageing Tips

Every 5 years or so I get one of those ‘Mirror Moments’. Overnight, it seems my face has become older. There are more lines, depressions and dry patches. My skin looks just a little less firm. There is sagging that wasn’t there before. And it’s not just my face either; my whole body is getting

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cravings

Cravings

Cravings! You know that feeling, when you get a strong desire for something that just won’t go away. It niggles at you, playing havoc with your rational thought processes. The thing you desire takes on monumental importance. You can think of nothing else until your need for it is satisfied. For most of us cravings

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why being thinner is not always healthier

Why being thinner is not always healthier

I’ve been saying this for years, but not for any medical or scientific reason. It’s usually as a form of self-justification for the latest bar of Dairy Milk that has worked its way into my mouth. So I was interested to hear of an article in the medical journal PLOS that offers scientific evidence that

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Finding strength to make changes

Finding strength to make changes

We’re coming up to that time of year again where the tradition is to resolve to make the changes in our lives that we hope will enhance our experience. Research shows though that the vast majority of intentions and resolutions are given up on very early into the process and that long term change demands

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facts on weight loss and body fat

Facts on weight loss and body fat

Whether we’re right or not, most of us think we could probably do with losing a little weight. As the media often features stories of rising obesity levels alongside snaps of celebrities and their super-trim bodies, it’s hardly surprising that many of us are left unsure about what a healthy body should look like.  Good fat

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Support for sickness in pregnancy

Support for sickness in pregnancy

There is no medical knowledge that can predict which expectant mothers will experience morning sickness. It is a hormonal lottery that leaves many women feeling far from blooming. Experts do know that it is not the baby that is the root of the problem, but hormones produced by the placenta. Great to know, but not

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