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Why Do You Get Water Retention?

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Oh water retention, what a trickster you are;   Making us all look and feel fat, and feel guilty for any tiny deviation from our diet and exercise plan that we may, or may not, have done.   Men can get problems with excess water retention too (I say excess because much of the water […]

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Why All Mums Really Need For Mothers Day is This…

What do Mums really want for Mothers Day? This question was originally answered on a guest post I did for Discover Your Style, a blog for, your guessed it, how to make the most of the way you dress and present yourself, which as I’m sure you know makes all the difference to how you […]

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Cool & Creamy Mojito Smoothie

Cool & Creamy Mohito Smoothie Serves 1   Avocado in a smoothie? Definitely! It makes it lovely and smooth, though you can skip it if you’d prefer a lighter smoothie. Alternatively add some protein like Greek yoghurt or good quality protein powder to make it more of a meal replacement.   INGREDIENTS ½ avocado 1/2 […]

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How Much Water Do We Need To Drink?

Conventional wisdom will tell you that you need eight glasses a day.   Or two litres, whatever way you look at it. Is that really accurate for everyone? Water is needed for just about every metabolic process in the body. It’s absolutely essential for optimal health that we get enough. That’s not the same as […]

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Why Alcohol Hinders Fat Loss

It’s old news that alcohol contains calories (seven per gram, the most calorific substance after fat), and therefore can cause weight gain. We all know that, it’s common sense. So, why, specifically, does it interfere with fat loss? Why does it cause fat gain? How come some foods will make you build muscle, especially if […]

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