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Boost your Metabolism – 4 Simple ways to Get Your Metabolism Back in Action

The aim of my last post regarding metabolism was to debunk the top myths about how metabolism affects your weight loss and that no single food has magical fat burning powers or metabolism boosting effects. As I’ve mentioned previously, a large number of people blame their metabolism

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Foods that Boost Your Metabolism, Fact or Fiction?

So how many of you out there have heard about endless super foods that boost your metabolism to aid in weight loss? From green tea, to berries to grapefruit…Do they really work? Do they have these magical fat burning powers that would make every person’s life easier

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Loose the Extra Kgs You Gained During the Holiday Season!

The holiday season is definitely a time where over indulgence takes place. Dinner parties, drinking festivities and family reunions tend to fill up your diary for a few weeks and before you know it, your waist line has expanded and some unwanted weight gain has kept you

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Food Sabotage! How You Could Be Harming Your Diet…

Some common foods that we include in our diet on a daily basis could be causing more harm than good. Now, incorporating these foods is OK however, it all comes down to frequency and portion size. Here are a few common foods that may be sabotaging your

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**MESSAGE TO READERS**

Yes it has been a while since my last post and this is mainly due to lack of time and the chaos of my life! However, since I have become a regular writer in a new magazine called POSE,  I thought I would post all my latest

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Hypertension? Time to get your Blood Pressure down down down!

World Heart Day has passed and yes, haven’t I timed it well with posting nothing?! Being insanely busy does keep me away from writing but in a dietitian’s world, everyday is world heart day, world diabetes day, world obesity day, world cancer month and the list keeps going…so it’s never too

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**Announcement** Free Nutritional Assessment – 7th of October!

Free nutritional assessments (done by me) will be held on the 7th of  2010 at the City Hospital in Dubai (Dubai Healthcare City). The 30min session will give you a chance to discuss specific dietary issues whether it is weight loss, food intolerances, digestive issues or just simply healthy

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A Thought About Very Low Calorie Diets…

A few weeks ago, I have been interviewed on Very Low Calorie Diets and I thought I would share snippets of that interview. I have come across a few people who have embarked on such diets with limited knowledge of their seriousness, hence I’m shedding some light

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Venturing into my world…Dietitians are Not Perfectly Healthy!

Whenever you meet someone for the first time and they find out that you’re a dietitian, they’re first assumption – “ You eat greens all the time ” “ you live on fruit ” “ you never have burgers or chocolate do you?! ” and I actually

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Case of the Constipated..How regular are you?

A question I tend to ask quite often during a consult (obviously not during regular conversations while I’m out and about) is how regular are you? (also specifying that I am asking about bowel habits!). Reason – more and more people have been complaining of constipation. And the

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