Body Effects

 8 Tips to Prepare for a Diet Change

 8 Tips to Prepare for a Diet Change

 8 Tips to Prepare for a Diet Change The Contents Slow Down When Eating Don’t Shop Without a List Replace Your Favorite Fast-Food Restaurant Try at Least One New Healthy Recipe per Week Cook at Home More Often Become More Active Get a Good Night’s Sleep Eat From Smaller Plates Watch a Relevant Video Listen To an Article Introduction There’s…

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What are Therapeutic Foods

What are Therapeutic Foods

What are Therapeutic Foods Contents Phytoestrogens help balance your female hormones How do phytoestrogens help balance your oestrogen levels? Phytoestrogens and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) Foods that contain phytoestrogens Simple ways to increase phytoestrogens in your diet Probiotic and prebiotic foods balance your gut bacteria Sirtfoods activate your ‘skinny’ gene Key things you have learned in this article Watch a…

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What You Drink Is Important

What You Drink Is Important

What You Drink Is Important Contents Abigail’s story What are drinks that balance your body and make it easier to lose weight? Tailor to the imbalances in YOUR body Your next step How to increase the water you drink How to reduce your caffeine and alcohol Key things you have learned in this article Watch a Relevante Video Do you…

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Portion Sizes and How to Eat Less at Meals

Portion Sizes and How to Eat Less at Meals

When we are very young, we tune into our bodies and instinctively eat the amount we need. However, by the age of four, we learn to override this tendency, ignoring the internal messages that prompt us to stop eating. From then on, if we have a larger portion in front of us, we eat more. Cutting back on your portion…

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Lunch and Dinner making meals work

Lunch and Dinner making meals work

We’ve looked at a number of steps you can take to help bring your body into balance from increasing your fruit and vegetable intake, to including protein with each meal and snack and having the right type of carbs and fats. But perhaps pulling it all together at mealtimes isn’t yet happening. Is it challenging to prepare healthy meals? Are…

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It’s Not Just about What You Eat

It’s Not Just about What You Eat

When it comes to losing weight, what you eat is obviously important! But it’s not just about what you eat. Exercise has a host of benefits that help you lose weight, not just the obvious ones like calorie burning and appetite regulation. Relaxing and de-stressing can also make an enormous difference to your body’s willingness to let go of excess…

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When You Want Unhealthy Foods

When You Want Unhealthy Foods

Let’s face it. Who comfort-eats an apple or carrot sticks?! Or maybe you are feeling fine and not even thinking about food. Then suddenly the desire pops into your head. This need to eat may have been unconsciously triggered by some external cue and have nothing to do with the needs of your body. Such a trigger, being unconscious, is…

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Fats The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly

Fats The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly

Does your fat seem to really like you and stubbornly refused to budge? It can be extremely frustrating when, no matter what you do, however much effort you put in, your weight loss is painfully slow. Or maybe you find it hard to know when you are full. Does your body tell you when you have had enough? If not,…

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