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ITV’s ‘Sugar Free Farm’: 7 Celebrities Quit Sugar And Find It’s No Piece Of Cake

‘Sugar Free Farm’ is back on TV screens, starring seven new celebrities who are forced to go cold turkey on sugar.  TOWIE’s Gemma Collins, comedian Joe Pasquale and politician Ann Widdecombe are among those who have agreed to turn their backs on their unhealthy diets in favour of hard labour and natural, wholesome food.  While…

‘The Runner Beans’ Charlie Watson On Why Running Is The Best Exercise For Mind, Body And Wallet

Charlie Watson hasn’t always been a fitness fanatic. In fact, when she ran her first marathon in April 2012, she described herself as a “non-runner”. Fast-forward to the present day and the 28-year-o has seven marathons under her belt (she’s also running London 2017), more than 25,000 Instagram followers and spends her time travelling the…

20 Million Brits ‘Physically Inactive’ And Risking Heart Disease, Study Reveals

More than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive, according to a new health report. The findings, released by The British Heart Foundation, reveal such inactivity greatly increases the nation’s risk of cardiovascular disease, costing the NHS £1.2bn per year. Women are 36% more likely than men to be classified as physically inactive…

Fasting Diets No Better Than Traditional ‘Healthy Eating’ For Weight Loss

If you’re looking to kickstart weight loss, a fasting diet may not be the best method. New research suggests intermittent fasting is unlikely to aid weight loss more than simply cutting back on high calorie foods.  According to the researchers, regimes that include fasting have increased in popularity because some people report finding them easier…

British Road Racing Cyclist Lizzie Armitstead On Why She Loves ‘Short Intensive’ Workouts

Lizzie Armitstead goes by the mantra that having clearly-defined goals will help her stay one step ahead in her training. That’s no doubt one of the reasons the 28-year-old has become one of Britain’s most successful road racing cyclists. She won silver in her first ever Olympics Games in London 2012 and gold at the Commonwealth…

‘Fox & Moon’ Diet Planners May ‘Exacerbate Eating Disorders’, Charity Warns

A stationery company has been accused of fuelling eating disorders through the controversial slogans on its food diaries and diet planners.  UK-based Fox & Moon sells diaries covered with phrases such as “I want to skinny dip not chunky dunk” and “stop rewarding yourself with food, you are not a dog”. On Twitter, some have called…

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