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Great news for dieters as XLS-Medical becomes available

This month sees the release of the fat-binding weight loss aid, XLS-Medical. Many of us will have seen the advertising campaign on TV, however, is XLS-Medical worth considering. Previously XLS-Medical was only available from Boots and Lloyd’s pharmacy; however it … Continue reading

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Can new weight loss drugs rival Xenical

Recently, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approved two new weight loss medications (Belviq and Qysmia), and America breathed a sigh of relief. While weight loss drugs have always been a topic of controversy, over the years it has become clear that their addition to the dieting efforts of many individuals, who struggle with obesity, is extremely beneficial. And with more than one third of Americans (35.7%) falling under the obese category, it is no surprise that medical alternatives to diet and exercise, are needed to counteract the issue. Continue reading

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Is food addiction contributing to rising levels of obesity?

Food addiction could be one of the reasons behind the rising number of individuals, suffering from eating disorders and obesity, scientists claim. Food is not currently included in the official diagnostic manual of addictive substances, but scientists believe excessive eating shares many of the psychological characteristics, associated with other addictions, such as gambling and compulsive stealing. Continue reading

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A healthy lifestyle could reduce high blood pressure as effectively as drugs

Whilst we all know that exercising regularly, keeping our weight down, drinking in moderation and eating plenty of vegetables can affect our blood pressure, new research suggests that it can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, by two thirds. Continue reading

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Tea or Coffee: which is best for you?

We all like a good brew in the morning, whether it be a good old fashioned cup of tea or a latte from our favourite coffee shop on the way into work. Whilst which one we drink is a matter of preference, is it worth considering the heath pros and cons of tea and coffee? Continue reading

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