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Come Monday I’m on a diet

“Come Monday I’m on a diet”. “Starting from New Year day onwards I’m on a diet”. Most of us have made this promise to ourselves. There a few periods when many choose to make a fresh start. The period following the Christmas holidays is one of those.

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Cancer & diet

The risk of developing cancer is different for each person based on genetic factors, the environment and life style. Whereas we cannot control the first and only partially control the second we can, to a greater extent, determine our lifestyle.

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Water with or without lemon

The sympathetic nervous system has a leading role in the production of heat from the body or else thermogenesis, as we know since 1980. Since then, scientists have been looking into food and ingredients that could affect the functioning of the sympathetic nervous system. Are there ingredients to help burn fat, and thus help fight obesity?

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Honey vs. sugar

Due to being naturally produced from bees, honey is recommended as a superior nutritional option to sugar, which has been processed. However is that really the case? Is honey better than sugar?

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The pitfalls of religious fasting

Those who fast during lent abstain from eating meat, including fish, and dairy. For many this abstinence translates to weight loss during this period. However exclusion of specific food from our diet doesn’t necessarily mean that we’ll lose weight. On the contrary in order to slim down or maintain your weight you should bear in mind two important points (there are others mind), which if ignored you could gain not lose weight.

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