Diet

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Bunch of flours: How to choose the best flours for your health and your cooking

Whether you're gluten intolerant or want to experiment with new textures in your cooking, we've got the lowdown on all the flour options

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Is a fast metabolism just a myth?

Do you have to be genetically blessed or can we all speed up our metabolism to give us more flexibility with food? 

Why buying your lunch is bad for more than your bank balance

Packing your lunch and eating at regular mealtimes can make for a more healthy overall diet

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Ground rules for being an energetic vegetarian

Vegetarians need to be conscious of getting plenty of protein and nutrients to keep their health on par with their meat-eating friends

Why eating breakfast on the go can lead to weight gain

Turns out, your brain conveniently 'forgets' that you've eaten

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Just how much damage can one bad meal do?

Freaking you've undone all your hard work with a big food blow-out? Find out how your body responds

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Snacking ground rules to help you meet your health goals

What we eat between meals is crucial for meeting health goals, whether that's to lose weight, gain muscle or get more energy

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Is insulin resistance the real reason you can't lose weight?

If you can't get rid of your tummy no matter how much you go to the gym or cut calories, you might be at risk  

Turns out, our ancestors were probably eating carbs the whole time

A research team found carbs were readily available to cavemen and -women, and our continued consumption of them is actually a more plausible explanation for the expansion of the human brain over around 800,000 years

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Going bananas: When's the right time to snack on everyone's favourite yellow fruit?

Can you time your banana chomping to enhance your health goals?