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There are a number of different health benefits to eating yoghurt. Not only is it a low in fat, low in carbs, and high in protein, but it also contains probiotics, the active ingredients that boost your immune system and keep your digestive tract healthy. While a number of people just eat their yoghurt straight out of the container, it actually works well in a number of different recipes. Therefore, if you’re looking for ways to incorporate this super-healthy food in your diet more often (and with more variety), here are the best five recipes that all contain yoghurt: Chicken...

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If you’re watching the carbs you consume, then you’ve likely already realized that this type of diet cuts many alcoholic drinks out of your available selection. Luckily, this doesn’t mean that you have to spend your low-carb days without being able to enjoy an adult beverage from time to time. There are a few different alcoholic options that will satisfy your taste buds without providing the carbohydrates that you’re trying to limit or avoid. They include: Rum, gin, bourbon and vodka. All of these common mixing alcohols contain absolutely zero carbs per ounce. Drink them on the rocks (which means...

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Christmas is the one time of year that makes it hard to get and stay healthy. With buffet tables abundant with not-so-nutritious options, it can make the holidays more stressful than enjoyable if you’re trying to improve your health and wellness and feel constantly at odds with the food around you. However, you don’t have ...READ MORE

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  When you lose weight, it's normal for your metabolic rate to slow down. The reason being when your body weighs less, it has less work to do and the less work your body does the less calories you burn. For example. if you weighted eleven stone before you completed your diet, and now you weigh nine stone you need too eat less so you can maintain your correct weight. This can be very difficult to maintain, normally when people complete diets successfully they feel great, two years later often people end up gaining more weight that when they started...

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What is one unit of alcohol? and how can we manage our alcohol intake?

One unit

  • 1/2 a pint of ordinary strength beer or larger
  • 1 small glass of  wine
  • 1 single measure of spirits
  • 1 small glass of sherry
  • 1 single measure of aperitifs

One unit equals 10ml or 8 g of alcohol.

A large glass of wine or half a pint of cider contain one and half units of alcohol.

Did you know that one pure alcohol unit...

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