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What’s up with your body?! A female hormone test could tell you

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PCOS, irregular periods, terrible mood swings or struggling to conceive? Women’s bodies are confusing at the best of times, but a female hormone test could give you some insights as to what’s happening month to month in your body.   I had anorexia when I was younger so missed out on years of periods from […]

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VITL DNA Test Review

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The Human Genome project was only completed as recently as 2003, but now you can get a DNA test for less than £100, and it could be the most fascinating health test you ever take!   Unlike fitness and nutritional status which can be altered with lifestyle changes, you can’t change your DNA. I would […]

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Can a Personality Test Improve Your Life?

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Whether you’re looking for personal growth, the key to happiness, or untapping your career potential, could taking a personality test unlock the personal insight you need to be your happiest, healthiest self this year?   There are a over 7 million search results when you Google ‘personality test’, including both free and expensive, some backed […]

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VITL Review; What Vitamins do YOU need?

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What Vitamins do you Really Need? This is my VITL Review of their personalised nutrition and supplements app.   Anyone selling nutritional supplements will try and tell you you’re deficient in everything. But since that’s very unlikely, what vitamins and other supplements do you, personally, really need?   There’s one company that will help you […]

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How To Weigh Yourself Properly

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If you’re going to weigh yourself regularly to monitor weight loss progress make sure you’re doing it properly.   Bathroom scales are just one measure of progress or change and not always the best, especially if you don’t understand how to correctly interpret the numbers.   And before you think ‘but I’ve either gone up […]

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7 Signs your Diet IS Working (even if it doesn’t show on the scales)

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When weight loss is your goals it’s easy to focus on just the number on the scales, but actually there are all sorts of signs your diet is working despite scale weight not budging much yet.   In fact scale weight alone is a very poor way to assess progress as you’ll discover while reading […]

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Thriva Home Health Test – How Healthy Are You Really?

If you’ve ever had a blood test at your GP’s then you’ll know that this sort of health test is only usually given when symptoms suggest something in your body is amiss.   But “Everyone knows prevention is better than cure. In reality though, getting access to some of the most impactful and motivating information […]

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Are You Making You Diastasis Recti worse?

Diastasis Recti can occur after pregnancy and is very common. Diastasis Recti is when the abdominal muscle don’t close completely following having a baby, leaving a vertical gap where the linea nigra was during pregnancy, along the mid-line of the tummy.   It can be corrected with gentle exercises done frequently, that engage the stomach […]

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The Scales Will Make Fools Of You

They’ve been the cause of many a panic, headache, bad mood, as well as joy, pride and feelings of self-control. Tears are shed and frustration, anger and disappointment take hold. The scales sure do have us under their thumb don’t they. I doubt there’s a person reading this who hasn’t at some point got on […]

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What is Body Fat Percentage?

Body Fat percentage is, quite literally, the percentage of your body that is made up of fat. The remaining percentage includes water, bones, organs, and muscle tissue etc. It is not the same as BMI which measures height versus weight. Two people with the same BMI can have a different body fat percentage. The higher […]

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