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Sian Williams Wants People To ‘Stop Persecuting Themselves’ Over What They Eat In 2017

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams hopes people will avoid dieting to lose weight in the New Year and will eat to be happy instead. Williams, 52, who survived breast cancer, told The Radio Times that she wants people to “stop persecuting themselves” over what they should and shouldn’t eat in 2017. She added that she…

How To Improve Memory: Exercise Four Hours After Learning, Say Scientists

Exercising four hours after learning something new could help you remember it, according to a new study. Researchers found that physical exercise improved memory and memory traces after learning, but only if that exercise was done within a specific time frame. Guillén Fernández, from Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands, said the study “shows…

Incredible Fitness Transformation: Patrick Magno On How He Shed 3.5 Stone And Got Ripped In 12 Weeks

Patrick Magno has spoken out about he lost three-and-a-half stone in 12 weeks, which helped him bag the £188k prize in a fitness competition. Magno, from San Diego, California, felt compelled to shape up after his doctor told him he had a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Patrick, who was 5ft 5in and…

Having Obesity Gene Does Not Affect Ability To Lose Weight, Study Finds

Having a gene associated with obesity – sometimes referred to as the “fat gene” – does not affect a person’s ability to lose weight, new research has found.  A study published in the British Medical Journal found people with the FTO gene have the same response to diet, exercise, and drug-based interventions as the rest of the…

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