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What is intermittent fasting?

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Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term for diets that promote cycles of fasting followed by period of eating regularly. The most popular and well known is likely the 5:2 diet. Now the great benefit to this is it does not tell you what you can and cannot eat. There are no restrictions on the type […]

What you should know about the Atkins Diet

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Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been having a closer look at the fad diet. Are they any good? What are the long term effects? The Atkins diet has been one of the most hotly debated diets over the years. Former Melrose Place and Ally McBeal star Courtney Thorne-Smith was a spokesperson for the […]

Is the Keto diet right for you?

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This month we have been looking at fad diets. Last week we took a closer look at the Paelo diet, essentially existing a on food groups like Cavemen would have eaten. This week we are looking at the Ketogenic diet (Keto for short). You may have seen your Facebook advertisements or friends touting the wonders […]

A closer look at the Paelo Diet

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Does the Paelo Diet really work? We are inundated with new diets and eating plans every week promising the world in regards to weight loss, but do they actually work, particularly long term? Earlier, we looked at fad diets, how to spot them and why they unfortunately do not work for long-term weight loss. But […]

How to spot a fad diet

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You see it all the time on magazine covers—celebrities losing 8kg in only 4 weeks, and inside you can find out their secrets. But are their tips really going to work for you, or are they just a fad? And if it is, how do you spot a fad diet? What is a fad diet? […]

What does IIFYM really mean?

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Ever been scrolling through your Facebook or Instagram feed and seen a fitness account with pictures of juicy bacon burgers and frozen yoghurt hash tagged with #IIFYM?  So what does IIFYM actually mean and why is everyone eating burgers? IFYM literally means ‘If It Fits Your Macros’.  It’s a new approach to dieting where all […]