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Cycling is for everyone, so if you haven’t jumped on your bike recently here are six ways to work...

The inconvenient truth

With low-carb diets a huge fad in health and fitness, some nutritionists are risking the ire of the keto...

8 secret benefits of avocados

We all know avocados are rich in good fats, but here are eight more reasons to order the smashed...

Supermarket sweep: yoghurt

With yoghurt said to be an anti-inflammatory superhero, we asked dietitian Jemma O’Hanlon to check the dairy aisle and...

Feed me grapes

How do you get the benefits of exercise without exercising? Latest research says to take a bath and eat...

Mushroom magic

Mushrooms could hold the secret to slowing down ageing and increasing your immune function. Ashleigh Feltham reports. Packed with fibre...

What is a flexitarian?

If you like vegetarian eating but want the flexibility for an occasional meat dish, a flexitarian approach is for...

Soulful soups

This selection of soups is perfect to ward off the winter chill without overloading on the calories. Easy peasy veggie...

The ketogenic primer

Keto is the diet everyone is talking about, but does it really work for weight loss? Fitness First editor...

Quality calories = weight loss

We want weight loss to be straightforward: energy in equals energy out. But a new study highlights the quality...

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Why the new US dietary guidelines have angered nutritionists

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines just released by the US government have watered down some key recommendations by the nutrition scientists on whose work the guidelines...

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