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Are your hormones making your belly fat? 5 Signs to look out for!

You eat well, you get a lot of exercise, and you even lift weights – so why are you still carrying extra weight around your mid-section? This weight can be especially stubborn – doing loads of extra Pilates isn’t necessarily going to budge it. That’s because even slight changes in your hormone levels can make…

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Are you getting enough quality sleep?

by Sue Bedford Sleep is necessary for survival! It is a complex psychological and physiological restorative process and involves transition through different states of brain and muscle activity. When it comes to sleep one size doesn’t fit all as some people such as Margaret Thatcher for example functioned only on four to five hours sleep…

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Just a few good reasons to eat an avocado a day

By Sue Bedford (MSc Nut Th) Avocados are amazing! They help balance hormones, contain beneficial fats including oleic acid and alpha-linolenic (an omega 3 fatty acid), and contain over twenty vitamins, minerals and vital nutrients including vitamins B, C and E. They are also a great source of magnesium and potassium. They also contain many…

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