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The Best Foods to Eat When You Are Feeling Ill

When you're feeling a bit under the weather, will loading up on oranges banish the flu or should you be noshing bananas? Yes, it’s flu season. And whether you’re knocking back the Lemsip or eating every orange you can lay your hands on, there’s a chance that you – or someone you know – is going to be brought low by some bug or other. But is ‘feed a cold,...

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Here’s What Restaurants Won’t Tell You About How To Eat Healthy

Whether you’re more at home in Michelin-starred restaurants or cheerful fast food joints, everywhere you go to eat wants your money. So it's Joel Snape to the rescue, telling us how to beat them at their own game. Restaurants rely on psychology, science and the occasional sneaky seating plan to help their profit margins and keep you coming back. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing - after all, customer satisfaction...

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3 Just As Filling Alternatives To Pasta

We asked nutritionist, Ruth Tongue, if white pasta alternatives really are the healthier choice. Pasta has been vilified over recent years by clean eaters, Paleo followers and those who jumped on the great spiralizer fad of 2016. But is this Italian staple really all that bad for us?  The reason many people shun it is that it’s often bunched into the same group as white bread, white rice, sugar and...

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How At-Home Workouts Can Actually Be Tougher Than Gym Classes

Home workouts just got (ouch!) so much more intense with Myflexifit, the new fitness studio app. Whether you’ve been putting in half an hour a day in front of the TV since before the start of time, or you’ve only just caught onto the trend; you can’t deny that home workouts are more popular than ever. But none more intense than Myflexifit – and we think that’s what we wanted...

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Can We Really Improve Gut Health?

Here's everything you need to know about gut health (but you're too busy taking probiotics to ask). Nutrifix nutritionist Ruth Tongue explains all. Gut health is big news right now. New research has highlighted that the state of our gut microbiome (the trillions of organisms that live in our gut) is linked to our immunity, weight, mental health, fertility, conditions such as arthritis, alzheimer's, allergies, irritable bowel syndrome and the...

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This London Restaurant Will Give You A Free Meal (If You Go With Your Ex)

What could possibly go wrong? God bless Wahaca. The Mexican-style restaurant chain has done wonders in adding a bit of much-needed spice to eating out, now they want to do the same to your love life.  The chain has set up a competition offering free meals for your date night. The only catch: you have to go with your ex. We think it’s an offer best taken up by those...

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Have A Healthy Takeaway: 7 Smart Swaps

Fast food doesn't have to mean fatty food. Follow our simple swaps to keep lean. Even the most diligent of healthy eating and training plans can come unstuck when the Friday night takeaway menu comes out. If you're trying to lose weight or just eat well then there is a smarter way to order. Here's the tactics to make the right choices... (If you still can't trust your stomach not...

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Be A Radiator In Life Like Robyn Marsh | My Healthy Lifestyle

She boxes, rides and sometimes dresses like a devil (sort of!), but Robyn Marsh reckons she's less fiery-depths and more of a radiator... We needed to know more. This rebel went from avoiding PE to thriving in life as a PT (yep, at 1Rebel, you guessed it!) At 19, Robyn Marsh was still an avid fan of white and brown food... only. So that's all our favourites - chips, pasta,...

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3 Just As Filling Alternatives To Pasta

We asked nutritionist, Ruth Tongue, if white pasta alternatives really are the healthier choice. Pasta has been vilified over recent years by clean eaters, Paleo followers and those who jumped on the great spiralizer fad of 2016. But is this Italian staple really all that bad for us?  The reason many people shun it is that it’s often bunched into the same group as white bread, white rice, sugar and...

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Here’s What A Two-Time Spartan Champ Has For Lunch | My Healthy Lifestyle

Have the guts and want the glory? Andrew Julien has the answer: obstacle course racing Fresh out of Uni, Londoner, Andrew Julien wanted a challenge. He tried his hands at basketball coaching but it proved too tame for this aspiring gladiator. Andrew wanted to climb the ladder... conquer the muddy wall and jump the fire pit. The thrill of the obstacle course race, or OCR to those in the know,...

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This London Restaurant Will Give You A Free Meal (If You Go With Your Ex)

What could possibly go wrong? God bless Wahaca. The Mexican-style restaurant chain has done wonders in adding a bit of much-needed spice to eating out, now they want to do the same to your love life.  The chain has set up a competition offering free meals for your date night. The only catch: you have to go with your ex. We think it’s an offer best taken up by those...

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