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Weight Loss Realisations of the Morbidly Obese

Guest post by Jason. I have never liked the phrase “Morbidly Obese”. It sounded so dramatic a diagnosis from a white coated stranger with a body mass index calculator. Obesity comes with a large disclaimer of a future of complications with high cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes to name a few. Lifetime of Realisations I’m a […]

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Compensating For Bad Habits

Eating. Sleeping. Drinking. They’re all things we do, but a lot of us don’t do them properly. Personally I am all too aware that my eating habits can be quite bad. Sure, when I’m home for a few days I’ll cook fairly healthy meals and eat plenty of salads, fruits and fresh vegetables. I’m picky […]

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How Many Calories Are You Drinking?

When you track calories intake you probably focus primarily on food ie. solids. Sure, a lot of studies emphasise the importance of drinking water, so you might also record your water intake. But what about alcohol? Are you aware of how many calories are in that glass of wine? How about that beer? Women’s Health […]

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Better Coffee While On The Road

If you’re a lover of coffee you probably start your day with a coffee. However not all coffees are equal and when you’re travelling you’re pretty much at the mercy of your hotel’s facilities and those of its surroundings. While some hotels, notably the Radisson chain, provide proper coffee machines in their rooms, many, such […]

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Tracking Coffee Consumption With Up Coffee

I love coffee. However I’m also conscious that I probably drink a bit too much. But how much coffee and caffeine am I consuming every day? What kind of impact does it have on me? While the new app from Jawbone “UP Coffee” might not be able to able to answer these questions with 100% […]

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First Attempts at Homemade Soup

I’ve been meaning to make my own soups for some time, as I really don’t want to be buying things I can make myself. While a lot of the “healthy” soups out there are pretty good, they’re still going to have more salt in them than I really need. So yesterday I finally got round […]

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