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Six reasons to eat a mushroom rich diet.

Mushroom diet for weight loss. New diet plan introduced this week, the ‘M-Plan’ emphasises why eating a mushroom rich diet is important in the battle against the bulge. The ‘M-Plan’ enables women to lose weight from problem areas like tums, bums, thighs and upper arms. By eating more mushrooms, it’s likely that less high calorie foods will be consumed throughout …

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5 ways to keep fit at work.

How to keep fit at work When you have a busy working day and want to maintain an active social life, keeping fit and staying in shape can get pushed down the priority list. While exercise can seem time-consuming, Michael Cheary at reed.co.uk offers some tips on how to fit in some all-important physical activity around your working day. Maintaining …

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Low Calorie Sugar Alternatives

Low calorie sugar alternatives for dropping pounds. With obesity figures in the UK more than trebled in the last decade, (61.3% of adults and 30% of children aged between 2 and 15); Doctors now say that the condition is reaching ‘epidemic’ proportions especially since people who are overweight have a higher risk of getting type 2 diabetes, heart disease and …

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5 reasons why you should take up sports like squash

Sports like squash & Racketball for fun and Fitness. Spring is finally here and there’s never been a better time to take up sports. It’s also time to get active and get in shape after a long winter of hibernation. With such pleasant sunshine, sports like squash, racketball, tennis, volley and softball hardly seem like a work – more like …

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Back pain relief with the Back Nodger

Back pain massage with the Back Nodger We all experience back pain at some point caused by anything from sitting incorrectly, awkward bending or lifting, to sports injuries. Although such back problems may be temporary, they can be very uncomfortable. According to experts, lower back pain is the most common form of back pain which in most cases is caused …

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Top five dehydration symptoms.

Dehydration symptoms to look out for. At this time of year, when it’s warm outside the issue of dehydration comes to the forefront of the mind. Staying hydrated is an important key to staying healthy and energized but a recent survey stats generated from a study of 1,400 UK residents showed that 75% of us are in a constant state …

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Things to consider when choosing sunscreen products

How to choose sunscreen products [cincopa AMOApIb1fezd] With Skin cancer as the fastest growing and number one form of cancer in the UK, using the right sun protection sunscreen has never been more important. But with so many sun protection sunscreen products on the market, choosing one isn’t as simple as it used to be. Here are tips for choosing …

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Sun Awareness Week: Sun protection sunscreen

Using sun protection sunscreen properly [cincopa AMOApIb1fezd] Without protection, just a few minutes of exposure to UVR each day over the years can cause noticeable changes to the skin from UVA and UVB rays, particularly to fairer skin types. And the scary thing is that most skin damage is initially hidden and doesn’t become evident until we are older and …

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Sun protection sunglasses

Sun protection sunglasses guide  [cincopa A8CAGJrAo-2n] When it comes to sun protection, the eyes are just as important as the skin. Long term exposure to the sun can cause skin cancer to affect the eyelids and area around the eyes as well as increase the risk of a type of cataract and pterygia (a growth on the surface of the …

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Sun Awareness Week: Top sun protection tips

Sun Protection Advice [cincopa AYLAULrloOQb] May 6 – May 12 is Sun Awareness Week. To commemorate, the British Association of Dermatologist have launched the Be Sun Aware Mole & Sun Advice Roadshow to educate and advice the general public on sun safety, cancer and sun protection. Be Sun Aware Mole & Sun Advice Roadshow aims to encourage people to pay …

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