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Starting your morning with a great breakfast can set you up for the day. The right fuel into your body will keep those hunger pangs at bay, boost your metabolism & improve concentration levels. Start your day the right way, kick cravings & speed up weight loss with these breakfast tips. 1. EGGS IN THE MORNING Ditch the toast or bagel and instead scramble or poach two eggs. In a university study it was found that participants who ate two eggs in the morning lost 65% more weight over 2 months than those who ate a bagel, even though they are...

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What’s for dinner I hear you say, well we’ve just put together 7 of our favourite protein-rich evening meals to help you blast off fat & get in shape. We've designed them to not only help you shift pounds & tone up but also to help boost the appearance of your hair, skin & nails. Just remember to drink plenty of water throughout the day & sip it slowly! Cajun Chicken, Sweet Potato & Vegetables Chicken (140 g) with Cajun spice rub, a small baked sweet potato with a generous amount of mixed vegetables, carrot, sweetcorn, peas, green beans. Tuna Burger, Couscous...

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If you've got weight loss goals & you’re doing everything you can to shift some pounds then you probably want to know about these natural fat burners so you can add them to your meals. These drinks, spices & extracts can help you burn stubborn fat faster than you might think. 1. CUMIN According to research carried out by a university of medical science, cumin can help you lose weight, decrease body fat and improve your cholesterol levels. Some experimental studies have shown it  to increase fat loss by nearly three times. 2. GREEN (RAW) COFFEE BEAN Raw coffee bean...

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You’ve got that summer beach holiday approaching  - you want to shift some pounds but be careful, do it too fast and your metabolism could be negatively affected in the long run. We’ve put together the most common mistakes people should stop making when trying to lose weight fast. 1. CALORIES & YOUR BMR The most straight forward formula for weight loss is to burn more calories than you are consuming each day, right. Around 2000 calories a day is recommended for women so sticking to a limit of 1500 will support weight loss whilst ensuring a balanced diet. But...

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A review carried out by the University of Cambridge looked at over 50 different studies and found that the size of your plates, bowls & cups can have a serious impact on your weight loss goals. Whilst it may seem pretty straight forward, reducing the size of your crockery, cutlery and even glasses is one of the simplest ways to control the size of your portions.   The study concluded that in the UK over-eating could be reduced by around 16% or to be more specific 279 calories per day. These results were also found to be the same for...

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