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Being happy when you have S.A.D

  Super excited about the arrival of my wee Lumie!! As part of researching a method to combat my insomnia, I read a lot about Seasonal Affective Disorder or S.A.D. Its really interesting topic that made a lot of sense to me.…
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Why diets FAIL and what to do about it!

Whoa so much confusion out there and so many people trying to complicate things even further! That's why I was compelled to write this blog: 'Super Fast Healthy Fat Loss Tips', read on for some no-nonsense advice on shedding pounds of body…
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Tasty Time-bombs

Additives:   Artificial colourings are a dangerous addition to any food.  The instance of colouring our food to make it look more appealing is on the rise and with negative consequences. A large part of the issue is the smokescreen…
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Would you shoot the firemen?

  In relation to cholesterol there are more fallacies than facts in the mainstream media.   Today I'd like to address some of these head on.   1) Excess cholesterol, a symptom not a cause   2) There is only 1 type…
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Bodybuilding: WARNING!! Proceed with caution.

    I see it more every day - the obsession with visible abs and trying to achieve superhuman levels of leanness.   We won't be happy until every ab is popping, every sinew visible and our body looks like a roadmap.   Why?…
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Doggy Treats

Why (Some) Rewards don't work…   The idea of a food reward for doing exercise is inherently flawed because the crux of a reward is that you are rewarding yourself for something you wouldn't otherwise be doing! This is counterproductive…
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Not Just Placebos : Maca

Energy and Stamina - both in and out of the gym! ;)   Maca isn't just some new kid on the block it has been around for Millennia- about 3000 years in fact! Legend has it that Incan warriors took this energy giving herb before going into…

Not just placebos! Siberian Ginseng:

    The weekend is drawing to a close and its time to get geared up for a brand new week! If you dread Monday mornings, or just find your energy levels lower than normal read on! In this weeks ‘Not just placebos!’ series…
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Not Just Placebos! Busy as a B! ;)

  There is a delicate balance at play within your body. Everyday it seeks to maintain homeostasis so that you can function optimally and all of your metabolic processes can run smoothly. Your body regulates everything to the best of…