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Started the Ketogenic diet and feeling sick? This is why

You might have the ‘keto flu’ – and this is what a GP wants you to know about feeling off after switching to this high-fat, low-carb eating plan.  Photo: iStock When Mim Jenkinson decided to go on the ketogenic diet, she braced herself for the ‘keto flu’. The family and lifestyle blogger from Love From Mim had done plenty of research on the diet and had heard how “horrendous” you could feel when the ‘keto flu’ struck. Five days into the diet, Mim’s symptoms began. Her biggest issues were headaches,…

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Blake Lively shows off her staggering 27kg weight loss

“Turns out you can’t lose the 27kg you gained during pregnancy by just scrolling through Instagram and wondering why you don’t look like all the bikini models.”  Photos: Instagram @blakelively Hollywood actor Blake Lively has shown off her dramatic weight loss, revealing it’s taken her 14 months to drop 27kg after giving birth to her second daughter. Taking to Instagram, the 30-year-old showed off her body alongside trainer Don Saladino, who she credits as helping her shed the weight. “Turns out you can’t lose the 61 lbs (27kg) you gained…

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Tiffiny Hall on how to lose the last 5kgs

She lost 21kg in 4 months after giving birth to her son, Arnie, and these are the 10 strategies Tiff Hall swears by, when it comes to losing those last stubborn kilos.  Tiffiny Hall lost 21kgs in 4 months after giving birth to her son, Arnie. Photos: Instagram @tiffhall_xo As many of us know, those last 5kgs can be really stubborn. Our bodies tend to develop some serious dependency issues and want to hold onto that last 5kg as tight as they can as a security blanket. But WHY are…

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Why you always feel hungry after losing weight

When we lose weight our stomachs produce more of the hunger hormone, ghrelin, which tricks our bodies into thinking it needs to eat more.  Photo: iStock Ever wondered why you feel hungrier after you’ve lost weight? You may have thought that it’s down to your body being used to you eating more food and it just needs to adjust, but you would only be partly right. It actually comes down to the levels of the hunger hormone, ghrelin, in your body, according to new research. Experts from the Norwegian University…

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