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11 ways to enjoy Christmas without obliterating weight loss progress

Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. There’s plenty of presents and colourful lights and festive decorations and holiday parties. But most importantly, there’s food. All of the food. Sooooo much delicious Christmas food to be eaten at just about every opportunity. There’s no escape! A typical day in the holiday season is usually filled with many more opportunities to eat compared to other seasons. There can be tempting leftovers in the fridge from a family dinner the night before. At work, there’s often Christmas-themed treats scattered around the kitchen or break room. Super-sized family portions of just…

The one important thing the Paleo diet is missing

The Paleo diet has taken the world by storm. It’s officially trickled down into mainstream society, with pre-made food, packaged snacks and even the humble steak, now being advertised as Paleo. This primal eating style has been in fashion for a few years now. There is heated and wide-ranging debate over whether the Paleo diet is the healthiest way to eat. You can read my argument about whether the Paleo diet is actually healthy here. But disagreements aside, the Paleo diet does fail to highlight one of the most important parts of human eating history: periods of not eating at…

The Beginners Guide to Intermittent Fasting

If you’ve been anywhere near the health and fitness social media scene, you’ve probably heard the term Intermittent Fasting (IF). Mainly because it’s become an extremely popular weight loss and fat burning technique. Everyone’s talking about it, from ripped body builders to middle-aged weight losers. But if you missed the memo, the term IF might sound like highly scientific gibberish to you. But luckily, this easy-to-understand beginner’s guide has got yo’ back. In it, we’ll take a look at: What is intermittent fasting? How does it work? What does the science say? How to get started today (fo’ free…

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