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‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 2

‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 2

BODY ‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 2 Us women are all too familiar with many different diets available today, from the obvious ones to the, er, not so obvious. However because there are so many pages of information (whether it be true or false) it’s hard to find your way through the labyrinth. I know that when I am researching different diets and lifestyles (yes, I plead guilty too …

‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 1

‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 1

BODY ‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 1 Us women are all too familiar with many different diets available today, from the obvious ones to the, er, not so obvious. However because there are so many pages of information (whether it be true or false) it’s hard to find your way through the labyrinth. I know that when I am researching different diets and lifestyles (yes, I plead guilty too …

5 Things to Eat for a Better Mood

5 Things to Eat for a Better Mood

BODY 5 Things to Eat for a Better Mood Feeling kind of low, depressed, or in a bad mood? Don’t binge your feelings away, treat yourself to some healthy mood-boosting foods! 1. Bananas: Bananas contain a healthy dose of Vitamin B6, which helps produce serotonin, the neurotransmitter found in your central nervous system responsible for, among other things, regulating your sleep, appetite and most importantly, your mood! Perfect for on the …

Beauty Spring Clean Tips 2013

Beauty Spring Clean Tips 2013

BODY Beauty Spring Clean Tips 2013 As summer of 2013 rolls into the near distance, our bodies will be more on show than ever (especially if you’re going on holiday). So, why not give your body some tlc with a spring (or should it be a summer) clean? A full body overhaul will have you looking and feeling your best for the summer months. Diet Seen as though ‘you are what you …

Binge Eating Causes and Treatments!

Binge Eating Causes and Treatments!

BODY Binge Eating Causes and Treatments We’ve all had those moments when you’ve suffered a break up or a sad time and we sit watching sad love movies in our pj’s eating Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, right? Sometimes it’s natural but if it becomes an often activity then it’s something you should look into dealing with as it can become serious. When you compulsively over eat food, it may be …

3 Healthy Chip / Crisp Alternatives!

3 Healthy Chip / Crisp Alternatives!

BODY 3 Healthy Chip / Crisp Alternatives! After a long, painful day, it seems as though our bodies naturally, without our consent, migrate towards the kitchen to drown our frustration in ice cream, chips, whatever your drug of choice may be! However unhealthy this habit may be, sometimes we can’t help ourselves. But don’t despair! By replacing our usual quick fix with a healthier (and lower calorie) alternative, we won’t feel …

Etiquette and Hygiene Tips for the Gym!

Etiquette and Hygiene Tips for the Gym!

BODY Etiquette and Hygiene Tips for the Gym Most of us that go down to the gym do so to get in shape, become fitter, and in turn hope that effort rewards us with good health. Everyone uses the gym for the expensive equipment and perhaps a motivation technique, but what they don’t think about it that the local gym is a breeding ground for germs and poor hygiene. The gym …

How Many Calories Do You Need Daily?

How Many Calories Do You Need Daily?

BODY How Many Calories Do You Need Daily? Men will need to intake more calories per day than women, as men are generally bigger than women. Over the course of a day men require an average of around 2,600 calories per day, and women just 1,800 to 2,000. But this figure depends on factors like how active you are and what your BMI is. Your BMI is your body mass index. …

5 Most Effective Cardio Workouts!

5 Most Effective Cardio Workouts!

BODY 5 Most Effective Cardio Workouts! Your body will thank you if you give it a cardio-vascular workout. It may not leave you with bulging biceps, but what woman would want this anyhow? Cardio works on the muscles around the heart and lungs, and improves general health and fitness in these organs. Cardio is the main method of exercise to lose calories and will help make your lifestyle much more healthy …

Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight in a Relationship!

Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight in a Relationship!

RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight in a Relationship When you fall in love it can change the body’s chemistry alarmingly and it can make you feel very excited and happy inside. Over time a developing relationship becomes settled and you eventually consider yourself to be no longer “on the shelf” as it were. The trouble is that once we become comfortable and settled in a relationship, the need to slim …