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Is Dropping Dairy Actually Good for Your Diet? Busting The Myths Behind Milk and Weight Loss

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Dairy. It’s got us all divided. Is it a delicious, wholesome necessity of our daily human diet? Or is actually just the Devil in disguise, out to sabotage all attempts at healthy eating? Today we’re asking, is it beneficial to ditch dairy when you’re trying to diet? Let’s face it, most of us love dairy in some form or another. A cold glass of milk, an after-dinner cheeseboard, a big bar of creamy Cadbury’s chocolate… Whatever your vice, it’s ok. We get it. We’re as addicted to halloumi as much as the next turophile (the dictionary definition of a cheese-lover...

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Why Strong is the New Skinny: 6 Reasons Women Should Lift

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Ladies – listen up. If you’re looking for a body so toned, so lean, it would make even Cameron Diaz wanna cover up, then you need to be lifting weights. No disrespect to cardio, but if you’re wanting to blast fat and be in the best shape of your life, then strength training is where it’s at. And here’s six reasons why. 1. … Because you WON’T look manly! This is by far the most widely touted fitness myth – but still, for so many women, the idea of lifting weights conjures up mental images of huge, manly arms and...

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How Hydrated Are You? When to Be Worried About Your Wee

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We all get that feeling – you know when you look at your wee, it’s clear and you feel really good about it? Almost proud, like you’ve accomplished something… Like clear pee is a pat on the back for being healthy and hydrated. Don't be too hasty to hit the flush - it’s good to take a look. Don’t worry, it’s not weird - and you’re certainly not alone. We all do it. Today, we’re going to talk about wee because the colour of urine can actually tell you a lot about your body and your general health. So listen...

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Don't Be Afraid of Committing Carbicide: How to Eat Carbs and Avoid Bloating

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We’ve all been there. A few cheeky wines on a Saturday night, then chips on the way home. Toast when you wake up starving on the Sunday, followed by crisps and dip and lasagne and more chips. All of a sudden, you’re comatose on the sofa with a ginormous carb-baby and a belly that’s swollen to three times its regular size. Your dad asks when you’re due. You can’t find the remote but you also can’t roll over. Have you hit rock bottom? Yes, quite possibly, you have. Committing carbicide is not cool. But it happens. So how do we...

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Seven (and a Half) Tasty Snacks That’ll Make Your Metabolism Soar

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Metabolism boosting foods… But fun! A quick Google search for metabolism boosting foods brings up a whole host of lists and how tos – and they all say pretty much the same thing. We all know we need to munch on more mixed nuts, washed down with green tea and gallons of water, but what about more exciting ways to get these into our diets? This post contains all-you-need-to-know about your metabolism, plus seven and a half tasty metabolism-boosting snacks that’ll make it soar. A fun twist on the healthy stuff – these treats will make your tastebuds sing and...

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