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Forget weight loss and fad diets. Aim for holistic health – a happy body means a happy mind

Contributed by Francesca Hawker, the founder and owner of The 321 Effect Like many people, I’ve struggled with my weight and my self-confidence over the years. I’ve tried every single diet out there, I have spent money on pills, plans, memberships and inch loss wraps. If I’m being really honest, I’ve even tried liposuction. Finally,… Read More »

Why you should skip the fad diets in 2019

If you’re one of the millions of Australians who made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight in 2019, then I’ve got some very good news for you. While we all rush to give up fat, sugar, carbohydrates or alcohol in an effort to shift any extra festive-season cheer, it turns out we don’t have… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting No Better Than Other Calorie Restriction Diets

Scientists have concluded that intermittent fasting, also referred to as the 5:2 diet or the 16:8 diet, does help with weight loss, but it’s no better than conventional calorie restriction diets for losing weight. An example of an intermittent fasting diet is feasting for 8 hours and then fasting for 16 hours. Some intermittent fasting… Read More »