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Your waist and weight – are they putting your health at risk?

Are you a healthy weight? You can get an indication by measuring your waistline or calculating your BMI - or preferably doing both. Find out more about these commonly used methods and explore what they mean for you and your health.

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Wearing the right footwear for walking

If you’re looking to improve your health, you can’t go past good old-fashioned walking. And with the 2015 Oxfam Trailwalker Series about to kick off, we provide some helpful tips on choosing the right footwear to help you walk your way to a healthier ...

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Going gaga for gluten-free

Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular, with gluten-free options available in most restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and health stores. But exactly what is gluten and do we need to avoid it? Here we look at the difference between coeliac disea ...

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Detox diets: fact or fiction?

Feeling a little sluggish? Detox diets are popular but are they all they’re cut out to be? Here we debunk the myths about detoxing and provide some healthy advice to achieve better health for the long-term.

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Aqua Aperitifs Endorsed For Weight Loss

Have you heard about the new wonder drug for weight loss? It's cheap, freely available and safe for pretty much everyone – almost sounds too good to be true, doesn't it?

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Good Bugs, Bad Bugs

Putting out the welcome mat for some bacteria in our bodies and telling others to pack their bags may mean weight control takes on a whole new meaning.

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Hitting The Runway

Running is a sure fire way to get more oomph out of your workouts, but how can you make the transition from walking safely and effectively?

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Weight Loss Is A Family Affair

A new study shows that your key family members can have a big impact on how well you control your weight.

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Vigorous Exercise Offers Afterburn Bonus

If you’re exercising to lose weight, working harder can boost the energy you burn in the hours after your workout.

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Small Breakfast Plus Exercise Equals Fat Loss

Italian study recommends eating a small meal before exercising if the goal is fat loss.

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Weight Loss For Heart Gain

Losing weight is a powerful way to control important risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD).

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Diet Plus Exercise Most Effective For Weight Loss

Study finds that when it comes to losing weight, combining diet and exercise is more effective than either strategy alone.

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Weight-Loss Surgery To Treat Type 2 Diabetes

While weight-loss surgery has previously been considered a last resort for people with type 2 diabetes, the International Diabetes Foundation is advocating a new approach.

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The Wonders Of Weight Loss

Losing weight can be a powerful way of managing type 2 diabetes.

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Don’t Lose Sleep Over Weight Loss

If you’re trying to shed some weight, how important is a good night’s sleep? Well, the results of a small study suggest quality slumber is vital.

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