portion of tortilla chips with guacamole and chillis on the side

How Much is a Serving? Best Advice for Pasta, Chocolate, Chips, Rice and More

Food is nice! And that’s why it’s very easy to eat more of it than you actually need – however, therein lies indigestion, and, often weight gain (or slowed down weight loss). That’s why getting a handle on your portion sizes is so important, it can make the difference between gaining weight and maintaining or …

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Exercising After Cataract Surgery: Everything You Need to Know (From a Doctor)

If you’ve had cataract surgery, you may have been told that you need to take a break from exercise afterwards, but why, how long should that break be and does it vary depending on the exercise you want to do? We wondered too and so we asked Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic surgeon, Dr Elizabeth Hawkes …

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Haramaki - the scarf for your middle

Haramaki Health Benefits: Why You Need A Stomach Scarf in Your Life.

Oh, how I wish I had shares in the Kokoro Haramaki – why? Because I’ve mentioned it in pretty much every single publication I work for this winter. It’s one of, if not THE, favourite products I’ve tried all year. But what is a haramaki and what health benefits might you get from wearing one? …

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Returning to Exercise After Mastectomy: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’ve already had your mastectomy and are wondering when it’s safe to start exercising again, or are researching the procedure beforehand and want to know what to expect, the fact is, you’re going to need a little time after your surgery to recover before you hit the gym or your favourite running route again, …

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