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Hot Chocolate Drink That’s ‘Saltier Than Seawater’ Called Out In Crackdown On Nation’s Salt Intake

A popular instant hot chocolate drink is “saltier than seawater”, health campaigners have warned.  The drink contains 16 times more salt than the maximum amount detailed in official salt reduction targets for 2017.  Galaxy Ultimate Marshmallow Hot Chocolate is one of many products being called out as part of Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH)’s…

Vegetarian Diets ‘Twice As Effective’ For Weight Loss Than Eating Meat

Switching to a vegetarian diet could have a whole host of health benefits, including weight loss, new research suggests. People who go vegetarian not only lose weight more effectively than those on carnivorous low-calorie diets, but also improve their metabolism by reducing muscle fat, a new study has found. Losing muscle fat improves glucose and…

20 Million Brits ‘Physically Inactive’ And Risking Heart Disease, Study Reveals

More than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive, according to a new health report. The findings, released by The British Heart Foundation, reveal such inactivity greatly increases the nation’s risk of cardiovascular disease, costing the NHS £1.2bn per year. Women are 36% more likely than men to be classified as physically inactive…

Here’s Why More Women Are Increasing Protein In Their Diets, And The Right Way To Do It

Adding protein to your diet is essential if you frequently work out, but it’s so often associated with bulky males drinking shakes in the gym. Now though, more than ever, women are including shakes and increased protein as part of their diet to ensure their body is fuelled to workout. Karen Cummings-Palmer, nutrition consultant for…

‘How To Get Fit Fast’: 7 Lessons Learned From Channel 4’s Exercise-Filled Show

We’re all officially obsessed with fitness. Gym membership is at an all-time high and social media is chock-a-block with photos of weight loss transformations and yoga poses. But with so much choice, how can you know what exercise is right for you? That’s the question Anna Richardson and Amar Latif set out to answer in new…

Dance To Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’ Blows Every Other Contemporary Routine Out Of The Water

Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’ may have come out in 2002, but a dance troupe has just given it a new lease of life. With contemporary choreography by Andrew Winghart, the dancers tell the story of one man determined to wash away his heartache.  “A man writes off his ex-lover by manifesting a ‘river’…

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