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GUEST POST: With the recent sunshine meaning those winter layers are starting to come off, a few of us may be looking in the mirror and starting to panic at the prospect of baring it all on the beach come the holiday season. Give it a few more weeks and the magazines will be
So we’ve made it to the end of 2017 and now, after the usual surfeit of Christmas eating, all thoughts seem to turn to diets. You can’t open a newspaper, read a magazine, watch ‘the box’ or surf the web without being bombarded with the latest ‘amazing diet’ as recommended by so and so.
Fad or full of sense? Is the rationale behind veganism as nutty as the food? Find out more about how veganism can help or hinder your weight-loss and health efforts….
There has been quite a lot about diets in the media this week – not least the Horizon programme last night examining the impact of ‘cleaning eating’. Somewhere along the way the clean eating concept (which many saw as the opposite of processed/junk food eating) has become mixed up with bogus scientific