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Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Weight Loss -

When it comes to weight loss there’s a lot of conflicting information flying about. There really is no quick fix if you want to lose weight in a healthy and sustainable way. Here we bust some of the most common weight loss myths. Myth: All calories are equal Focusing solely on calories ignores the metabolic effects of each calorie, although all calories have the same energy content, different foods go through different metabolic pathways, which means they have different effects on hunger. A protein calorie is not the same as a carb calorie. The way in which you digest calories...

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Diet, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Weight Loss -

The reason so many diets fail is because they are exactly that, a diet, a short-term solution which often is not sustainable over the long term. It is common to rebound from a diet and put the weight, which was so difficult to shed, right back on. Rather than look to diet, try and make positive lifestyle changes instead. You may not see results as quickly as you would with an extreme diet plan, but slow and steady wins the race. Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Adjusting your portion size can be a great place to start, which...

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Healthy Eating, Nutrition -

When you have been carefully preparing your meals and maintaining a healthy diet, the thought of eating at a restaurant again can be overwhelming. Eating a meal at a restaurant with friends or family is a great way to be social, and you can still do so whilst sticking to your diet. Reading the menu before you go is a great way to ensure you make a healthy choice. Not all menus display the calories in each dish, but you’ll usually be able to find the nutrition information online, which can be helpful, particularly when you are calorie tracking. Choose...

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