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Keeping Control Of Calories

Calories can be a preoccupation for people trying to lose weight. But are they really that important? And what's with the carbs versus protein versus fats thing?

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Smoking No Way To Stay Slim

Research suggests that some women who smoke are reluctant to stop because they fear weight gain, but cigarette smoking may not be as effective in controlling weight as they think.

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Hungry For Sleep

Do you ever find yourself reaching for junk food, such as chips, when you haven't been getting enough sleep? It seems that burning the midnight oil alters our appetite.

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Hormone May Hinder Weight Loss

Could a simple stomach hormone be sabotaging your attempts at shedding extra kilos?

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Weight Loss Journey Shared

Feel like you're on your own when it comes to trying to lose weight? Chances are your experiences will have much in common with those of others striving to shed kilos.

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Cross The Weight Loss Plateau

After some initial success with your weight loss campaign, the kilos have stopped slip-sliding away. What should you do?

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Meal Planner FAQs

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Meal Planner

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Inactivity Accumulates Fat

Our appetite tends to grow on days when we're unusually active as our bodies call for extra fuel to keep our motors running. So if we're inactive, do our bodies send a signal telling us to eat less?

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Fast Food Fast-Tracks Obesity

Nine per cent of South Australian children consume burgers, pizza, chips or chicken from fast food restaurants, two to three times per week.

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Soft Drinks Slammed

Children are increasingly likely to be overweight. Children drink lots of soft drinks. Is there a connection? An influential US medical group believes so - and has called for schools to curb sales of the fizzy drinks.

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Assessing A Slice of Life

Does bread make you fat? Is it simply a source of carbohydrate, milled and bleached of all goodness? Or does it deserve its place as a staple part of most diets?

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Put That Beer Belly Behind You

There's a red-suited fellow who is famous for a belly that wobbles like jelly. Is Santa's girth due to all the Christmas cakes and puddings or are too many of us tempting him with a refreshing beer?

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Going Nuts Over Your Weight?

Eating nuts is healthy and shouldn't lead to weight gain - at least that's what current thinking suggests.

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Stressed Kids Junk-Food Junkies

Anxious 11-year-olds eat more junk food than their less-stressed peers.

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No Carbs After Sunset?

There are a number of diet plans around at the moment that claim you should not eat carbohydrates after a certain time, or combine them with foods containing proteins regardless of what time it is. Should you believe them?

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