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Never clear your plate

29/06/2011by in Nutrition

We have said this for years and it does make a difference. It’s very difficult to do at first but when you break the habit of clearing your whole plate you will save yourself no end of calories per day. You’re going to create the energy gap your body needs in order to drop a few pounds of weight. Just think...

You got to fidget!

29/06/2011by in Uncategorized

Naturally skinny types are never still, says Dr James Levine of the Mayo Clinic, US – they move their hands when they talk, tap their toes and fiddle with their hair. Experts call it NEAT (non-exercise activity thermogenesis) and studies show that naturally lean people burn off an extra 350 calories per day that non-fidgeters don’t. So now you...

Weighty Problems

29/06/2011by in Uncategorized

Obesity is overtaking hunger as the world’s biggest health problem, say experts. UN figures show there are more than a billion overweight people – including 3 million obese and 1 billion malnourished. Obesity is truly a world problem. There are more overweight people than hungry ones. More than half of British adults are classed as obese or overweight!! Holy shit...

Goat Milk vs Cow Milk

29/06/2011by in Uncategorized

Here a re a few good reasons to start drinking goat’s milk. I have to say I do quite like it. Nutrient content of goat milk is slightly less than cow milk but goat milk is more digestible because the fat molecules are one-fifth the size of those from cow milk -- making it easily tolerated by those with compromised digestive...

New Food Pyramid

29/06/2011by in Uncategorized

Check out the new food pyramid I found on the Leon (restaurants) website which has been published by the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health. This food pyramid unlike the last one published includes exercise at the bottom of the diagram. Nuts and seeds now get a far bigger chunk of the pyramid along with healthy fats and...