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Purging Carbs From the Kitchen Cupboards

I don’t like wasting food. If there’s food in the cupboard it needs to be eaten at some point by somebody. However if you’re following a low carb diet you quickly discover that a lot of the food in the cupboard simply is not compatible. Flour? Not unless it’s almond or coconut. Pasta? Not a […]

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Going Low Carb With the Keto Diet

For the last week or so I’ve been avoiding carbs. When I shop I read every label carefully to see how many grams of carbs there are per 100g or per portion. It’s a little bit annoying, but I am slowly getting used to it. Why am I suddenly so fixated with carbs? After trying […]

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Healthy Chip Shop Curry Sauce

Guest post by Jason. Healthy Chip Shop Curry Sauce One thing I’m always craving at the weekend is chip shop curry sauce. The Chinese style curry sauce that you often find on the butcher counter is filled with coconut milk and is laced with hidden calories. I decided to make a healthy chip curry sauce recipe that is […]

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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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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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Resolutions For 2015?

Today is January 1st 2015. It’s the first day of a new year and I am spending it (mostly) on planes. If there’s any truth in the entire concept of “starting like you plan to continue” then my choice of activity for January 1st is probably oddly appropriate. In 2014 I got slightly more active. […]

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