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Hone In On the Hips?

Is it possible to strategically target particular body parts for weight loss - such as the hips or belly? Or is ‘spot reduction' a myth?

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Parents' Diet Key To Kids' Weight

If parents eat a healthy diet, their children are more likely to follow suit.

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Do I Need A Set Of Scales?

There are any number of ways to measure body weight and shape, from the bedroom mirror to the bathroom scales, to more complex measures such as the body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio and ‘per cent body fat'. But what is best and what do you need to ...

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Steer To Success

How can goal-setting help steer you to successful weight loss, improved fitness and better health?

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Web The Way For Weight Loss

Scientists have proven what we already knew: you CAN lose weight online.

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Heavy Drinker, Heavy Body

It doesn't matter what type of alcohol you consume, a heavy intake will contribute directly to weight gain and obesity.

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The Facts On Fat

In an era where the overweight and obesity epidemic is the most pressing health problem in the developed world, it is essential people have the right information. Unfortunately, fallacies and falsehoods are rife...

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Good Intentions, Great Results

Trying to lose weight may be good for you, whether you fully achieve your goal or not. Research has shown that intentionally losing weight keeps you alive longer.

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BYO Low-Fat Lunches

Students are eating half their recommended daily intake of fat in lunches from their school canteens.

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Counselling Works With Weight Loss

A US health department taskforce has found good evidence that extended behavioural counselling can help people who know they are at risk of heart disease or other chronic illnesses.

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Confused About Carbohydrates 1

Opinion about the nutritional value of carbohydrates has wavered for the last 50 years so it's time to look at the information, misinformation and current thinking on the health benefits and risks of ‘carbs'.

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Weight Loss Advertising Too Good To Be True

It's official. False claims, misleading consumer testimonials and deceptive before-and-after photos are widespread in ads for weight-loss dietary supplements.

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How Do We Burn Extra Kilojoules?

Special receptors control the body's ability to burn extra energy when we've eaten too much food.

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Healthy Eating Guide

You've decided to make a few lifestyle changes to improve your health. You've started to exercise and want a healthy eating plan. So what are the basics you need to know?

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Lose Weight While You Sleep

The rate at which we burn calories when we're not active, or resting, is known as our resting metabolic rate (RMR). How can we use this RMR to help with weight management?

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