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’Tis the season of temptation but staying in shape this festive season need not be a trial – we asked a few dieticians how It’s just what happens – come the holidays, you eat more than you should, you put on a bit of weight and then you kick off the New Year determined to…

Find out which foods you should avoid at all costs when dieting because they cause added weight gain Sure, we may all think we know what foods are good for us and what foods cause weight gain, but sometimes the lines get a little blurred. Foods that are supposed to be “healthy” can actually be…

It’s not difficult to sell someone on the benefits of yoga: There’s the increased flexibility, protection from injury, improved respiration and energy, weight reduction, stress reduction and mental clarity. Plus, yoga is appropriate for all fitness levels. The same can be said about the benefits of cardiovascular exercise, which is why combining these two forms…

You’re going to want to sprinkle this stuff on everything. Flaxseeds are all over the place lately—oatmeal, muffins, even cereal. But what even are flaxseeds? And are they really that great? According to Amy Shapiro, R.D., founder of Real Nutrition, they kind of are, and she recommends adding flaxseed to your diet. Luckily, that’s pretty…

Spoiler: quality matters more than quantity. If you're hoping to lose weight in the new year, odds are someone will tell you the answer is simple: eat less, lose more. Someone else will probably tell you that, since one pound of fat is equal to roughly 3,500 calories, all you have to do is simply…

The health benefits of green tea are vast - from giving you a concentration boost to helping you live longer, there's no reason not to drink the stuff The humble cup of tea has a lot to answer for. Not only is it the pride of Britain, a social lubricant, and the best way to…

No matter your genetics or the goals you’ve set for yourself, you need to follow the rules of bodybuilding nutrition if your hard training is going to pay off. Granted, nutrition can be a complicated subject. Carbs, proteins, vitamins, minerals, fats, not to mention meal timing, creatine, and shelves and shelves of other exotic supplements—it…

There are a lot of little tweaks that you can make to your lifestyle to help speed up your metabolism and lose weight, but none of them are going to work if you’re not following a nutrient-rich diet! In fact, there are certain foods you should eat on a diet that experts say have metabolism-boosting…