Dangerous Diets

Every year we hear reports of people becoming ill from following extreme “diets”. In some rare cases the diets prove fatal. While many products are regulated and sometimes banned, ideas, …

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Diet and Heart Health

Over the years much research has been carried out to examine the relationship between diet and heart disease. Many studies lead to the idea of “superfoods” to prevent heart disease …

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How Super are Superfoods?

The media love reporting news of superfood discoveries, but is there really any such thing as a superfood? The fact is, often the foods are not all that super at all. Sensationalist reporting just makes them seem super.

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The DASH Diet Plan

There have been various studies looking at different dieting methods in recent decades. One of the most important ones simply determined that all diets work equally well in the long-term …

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Glut Recipes To Shrink Your Gut

Growing your own vegetable can be fun and also provide you with a healthy supply of vegetables and fruits. However, sometimes you get a glut and it is hard to know how to use it all before it goes off. Here are some healthy glut soup recipes that will also help you to lose weight.

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Healthy Fruit Smoothie Recipes

Fruit smoothies are possibly the healthiest drinks you can have. Made with fresh fruit, they are high in vitamins and nutrients and easily digested. Here we share our favorite fruit smoothie recipes, including Triple Strawberry and the Banana, Kiwi and Pineapple. Zesty, vibrant and delicious these smoothies provide an excellent source of energy and vitamins.

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Health Benefits Of Eating More Broccoli

It turns out that the humble broccoli is not so humble after all. In fact, it could well be one of the most important and mist readily available “super foods”. Its secret ingredient is called sulforaphane which is thought to reduce damage at the cellular level.

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The Dukan Diet – The French Weight Loss Diet System

The Dukan Diet was developed around the same time as the Atkins Diet Revolution and follows a similar pattern – an intensive induction period of around 2 weeks called the Attack Phase, then the Cruise and Consolidation phases that are aimed at developing a healthy diet in the long term. Like any diet system the key is to follow the diet through each stage until the end, and then carry on eating healthily.

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The Tomato Diet

Tomatoes reduce hunger – see our tomato diet tips. A tomato diet is simple to implement. The key rule is to eat tomatoes with most of your meals, and also eat some tomato snacks. Tomatoes are very healthy and provide a few little secret ingredients that aid weight loss.

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Central Obesity, Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

Central obesity is the most dangerous type of fat accumulation. Here we discuss the various medical conditions that may result from long term obesity and also provide some solutions to help you deal with the problem. The advice comes from an article published in Functional Foods in Health and Disease in 2011 which looked at the role of the Mediterranean Diet and weight management.

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How Food Affects Mood, Health and Personality

A healthy diet provide more benefits than just a healthy and fit body. Mental health is also affected by diet which is why it is so important to maintain a healthy diet at all times. The food that we eat changes the way we feel and this can result in all manner of physical and behavioural issues.

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How To Use Your Clean Bottle

The kind chaps at CleanBottle sent us a sample to test and we found it to do exactly what it says on the tin. It is easy to clean and that is really all there is to say about it. But that alone makes it one of the best plastic bottles on the market. Here we provide you with some more ideas on how to use your Clean Bottle.

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