Vegan Myths vs The Facts

Veganism can seem like a scary thing, and it’s certainly a big step. Eliminating not only meat, but all animal derived products (including eggs and dairy) from your diet can be a difficult thing to do. And yet, we carry a stereotype about vegans, either that they’ve made the ultimate sacrifice and are extremely healthy, […]

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The Truth Behind Diet Soda

Most people now realise that drinking soda is a bad decision. The 120 or so calories per can sized serving are “empty calories,” calories that simply add to your daily intake whilst offering no nutritional benefits in return. If you’re trying to lose weight then you might have turned to diet soda, an easy fix […]

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The Truth Behind Soda

We all like a treat every now and again, and for some of us our sin of choice is soda. No diet should cut out everything that you love, and as long as your treat is just now and again, it’s fine. However, for some people soda is more than a treat, it’s a habit. […]

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The Truth About Night Time Eating

It’s common knowledge that eating at night harms your dieting plans. Or does it? New research shows that it might not be as bad as you think, given certain limitations. If you want to know the truth about night-time eating, read on… The Good… Partially, the reason we eat so much at night is to […]

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The Silent Killer Fast Food and What to Eat Instead

Fast food is generally just another way of saying unhealthy food. With most chains offering burgers that come in at a thousand calories or more, laden with saturated fats and sodium, fast food can not only eat up your entire day’s worth of calories in one meal, but can also be bad for your heart […]

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The Shocking Truth Behind Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are ubiquitous nowadays; they’re available to buy pretty much everywhere, and most people don’t think twice about drinking them. But if you’re partial to a Red Bull or a Monster to help perk you up, there are a few things that you should now. Energy drinks aren’t as safe as many people believe […]

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The Secret to Dealing with Emotions (instead of eating!)

Comfort eating is the pitfall of many a dieter, and can seem like an endless cycle. Your mood causes you to eat junk food to try and feel better, and the junk food makes you put on weight, which in turn effects your mood and then you’re right back where you started from. The solid […]

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The Secret Behind Weight Gain When You First Start Exercising

So, you just started your gym work out routine, and you’ve suddenly found that far from losing pounds, you’re actually gaining them? It can be a little demotivating to make such a tough decision, and then find that it’s seemingly not working at all, and in fact is doing the very opposite of what you […]

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The Science Behind Post Workout Muscle Shaking

Most of us have felt it: the shaky legs after a hard workout. Sometimes it’s the hands and arms as well. But if you get the post workout shakes, what’s going on? And how can you stop it? There are two main causes of muscle shaking, and they’re both easily dealt with fortunately. So, just […]

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The Key to Finding Your Motivation

If you’re finding that the quest to lose weight and live a healthier life is more of a battle than a journey, it might just be that you haven’t found your motivator yet. Motivation is a huge factor in what makes us succeed rather than fail, and in what makes us a long term success […]

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