I think we can all agree, that potatoes are absolutely divine! They are the most wanted vegetable of all time! Are they really fattening though? We all assume they are, but it would be nice to eat potatoes without thinking I’ve blown my healthy eating! Can you eat potatoes and still lose weight?


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I love nothing more than having a nice hot coffee in the morning and several throughout the day. Sometimes I wonder if it’s that good for me and maybe I should cut down. Maybe even give it up? I hear green tea is good for weightloss but I really really love my long black!  I’m hoping that the 5 long blacks a day I have are helping my metabolism or at least not doing me any harm.  But what does this popular drink actually do to our bodies and does it have any significant effect on metabolism and weight loss? Read on to find out for sure!


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    HOW CAN GREEN TEA HELP  YOU LOSE WEIGHT?     Media and many magazines often talk about green tea as being a 'super food'.  It is always promoted as healthy and a great way to help you lose weight. Apparently it's better for you than coffee and contains loads of…
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    HAS YOUR WEIGHT LOSS GONE UP IN SMOKE? Have you been gaining weight after losing it?  It can be really difficult to lose weight, most of us know this.  It takes next to no effort to put on weight but trying to lose it is a different story. The effort…
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The more you look around on the internet the more you come across a lot of information about nutrition and different types of diets. Just when you think you know everything about low carb, paleo, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free etc you come across ‘ketogenic diet’! Now what the heck is that all about? I start to feel like people are just making stuff up just to put online and confuse me!


Well stay tuned I’m about to break it down and explain it simply so you know exactly what a ketogenic diet is and figure out if its something you would want to try.


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    SHOULD YOU TAKE A PALEO DIET SERIOUSLY? We’ve all heard of the paleo diet. There isn’t as much hype about it now as there has been but I believe it’s here to stay! If you thought it was just a fad think again! A Paleo diet basically involves eating a diet…
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