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Posts Tagged ‘sugar free diet’

8 Simple Food Swaps to Reduce Calories, Not Flavour

8 Simple Food Swaps to Reduce Calories, Not Flavour

If you follow my blog, you’ll know that I talk about how, when it comes to weight loss, it’s not just about cutting calories. But, in saying that, some foods and condiments make it easy to pile on the calories without really realising it. What you do on a daily basis matters and can quickly…

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5 Natural Tips to Lose the Last 5kgs

5 Natural Tips to Lose the Last 5kgs

Losing those last 5kgs can be a huge challenge. For most people trying to lose weight, by this stage, they’re usually eating pretty healthily and exercising regularly, using both HIIT and resistance training. So, what do you do if you seem to ‘plateau’ and can’t shift that last little bit? You can’t just keep cutting…

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Is Insulin Fertilising Your Fat Cells?

Is Insulin Fertilising Your Fat Cells

We’re often told that calories in versus calories out is the recipe for weight loss or gain. And, that is somewhat true. But, losing weight is more than just a numbers game. Your body is a complex arrangement of systems. If it was as straight forward as eat less, lose weight, the fat loss industry…

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How The Sugar Industry Has Been Lying To You

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I like to think that we can trust researchers to report the facts correctly. Especially when it comes to nutrition and health! However, newly released historical documents show otherwise. During the 60’s, the sugar industry paid researchers to down play the link between sugar and heart disease and shift the blame to fat. This research…

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Diet soda – will you gain or lose weight?

Is diet soda a healthy alternative? Sugar has taken a real pounding in the health media of late. More and more studies and articles are emphasising the danger that sugar poses to our health. The answer for many? Pop open a can of diet soda! Surely it can’t be that bad if it says ‘diet’…

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Sugar: is it really an enemy?

Research reveals the dangers of our diets With many lifestyle diseases on the increase, we have a responsibility to take a closer look at our modern diet. Sugary drinks and snacks abound. There are also hidden sugars lurking in just about everything. You just have to read the ingredients labels on food packaging to realise…

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Sugar Detox: everything you need to know

Do you really need a sugar detox? Well, let me put it this way: sugar is toxic. And the modern diet is filled with excess added sugar that is wreaking havoc on our bodies. So yes, the chances are that you probably need a sugar detox. Like any detox, it’s not always easy, especially if your…

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Sugar free diet: the sweeter side of life

Let’s be honest, most of us like foods that contain sugar. Clever marketing has basically trained us from a young age to crave sugary treats. And crave is an apt word, because sugar addiction is a real thing. Yes, you can argue that sugar is natural. And sure, sugar does occur naturally in foods such as…

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