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Women weigh 7.4lbs lighter in the summer

The average woman’s weight fluctuates by 1.6 stones during her lifetime  – but she always looks her best in the summer, it has been revealed. Researchers found women typically start the year 7.4lbs (or 118.4 ounces) heavier than their ideal weight but go on to shed the required amount by the time spring arrives. The [...]


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Average woman spends 21 minutes each day calorie counting

The average woman spends the equivalent of almost one year of her life obsessing about calories, research has revealed. A study found typically women think about, talk about or read up on their diets for around 21 minutes per day – or over two hours every week. That means they fret about their weight for [...]


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Fast Food – over half now ‘wolf down’ food because we’re too busy to eat

One in two Brits don’t chew their food properly – because they are in too much of a rush, it has been revealed. Researchers found 51% of us ‘wolf down’ food in a matter of minutes so we can ‘get on with other things’ such as meetings, commuting or looking after children. The study also [...]


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“But it was my birthday!” – The top 20 diet-ditching excuses

‘I’ve had a bad day’, ‘it was my birthday’ and ‘I couldn’t resist’ are the most common excuses for women to give up on a diet, a study has revealed. Researchers found that almost two thirds of women admit to finding any old reason to quit a healthy-eating plan – even it’s not actually true. [...]


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Grazing- 40% don’t eat three meals a day

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The traditional three meal-a-day diet could soon be a thing of the past – as Britain becomes a nation of grazers, research has revealed. Experts found as many as four out of ten of us now don’t eat three square meals a day, with many opting for snacks and treats instead. Breakfast is the most-skipped [...]


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Millions of workers eat three meals a day at their desks

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Millions of office workers work such long hours they eat every single meal of the day at their desks, it has been revealed. Incredibly, huge workloads and long hours are leading many working in an office to have breakfast, lunch AND dinner behind the computer screen, as they barely find time for a decent break. [...]


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Half of diets fail within just 24 hours

HALF of women fall off the diet bandwagon within 24 hours of beginning the battle of the bulge, a study has revealed. Researchers found that although they start with good intentions, many women are seeing their willpower fade just hours into a new detox. Instead of hitting their target weight or clothes size, around half [...]


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Working Waistline- Brits pile on the pounds at work

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British office workers blame their colleagues for their inability to diet, as a new study shows that desk-based office employees puts on an average of 10 pounds during their first year of employment. Rather than taking responsibility for their own weight gain, 64% of people point the finger at co-workers for bringing in too many [...]


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One Year of Life Down the Pub

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Beer-loving Brits will spend over ONE YEAR of their lives at the pub, it was revealed yesterday. The findings emerged in a study of 2,000 adults, and show that during the average week we tip up for a pint at least twice, for a total of 3 hours and 34 minutes. Across the average year [...]


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Vat’s unfair

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Angry sandwich shop owners are planning to call their toasted sandwiches ‘hot bread pasties’ in protest against unfair treatment by the Chancellor. Under new rules, published last week, VAT will be charged on toasted sandwiches but not on pasties and savouries. The new regulations eased pressure on bakeries feeling the pinch – but kept the burden [...]


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