Losing weight

Adjusting to weight loss

Adjusting to weight loss

When you are trying to lose weight, your focus is on driving down the pounds. But when you reach your weight-loss goal, the recognition of the transformations that have occurred in your body and in your life, can come as a bit of a shock. Many people who have successfully shed excess weight report feeling

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Are Your Kids Picky Eaters?

Are parents feeding more junk food to their kids

With the UK topping the European childhood obesity chart, it’s clear that the eating habits of many British families are less than healthy. Some 25% of our youngsters are classed as overweight, with government figures suggesting that this figure is set only to rise. It is estimated that 40% of our population will be obese

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man measuring waist

Measuring your waist to check health risks

Measuring your waist can really help to screen for risks to your health. Checking your waist circumference and also checking your BMI is a simple way of identifying possible risks to your health for conditions such as heart disease or diabetes. Excess fat that surrounds our middle can increase the risks of these health conditions.

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Increase your chances of getting pregnant

Increase your chances of getting pregnant

When it comes to starting a family, many of us believe it will just be a case of coming off birth control and having lots of sex. However, what they failed to tell us in school sex education classes is that even having sex at the right time in your cycle, there is still only

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The worst time of day to do certain things

The worst time of the day to do certain things

We are told we are most productive and alert in the mornings, that we could possibly benefit from the odd afternoon nap (fat chance!), and maybe avoid buying a product which was made on a Friday afternoon! Are there really times when we are better doing certain things or is it a more a case

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Exercise for wheelchair users

Exercise for wheelchair users

Exercise for wheelchair users can be overlooked. Regular exercise brings lots of health benefits and is just as valuable for people using wheelchairs as it is for everyone else. Benefits The benefits that exercise has on our general health are immeasurable. As well as the more obvious fact that it is good for our hearts,

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