Hot and Cold Spa Treatments: What to Expect

Many spas and salons use heat or cold temperatures in treatments – if you go for a manicure you might have your hands encased in warm gloves to help the lotions sink in, and body wraps use heat to help the active ingredients in some spa treatments absorb into the …

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Calorie Counting: How Does it Work?

You’ve probably heard about calorie counting as a method of weight loss, in fact it’s probably one of the best known. If you look at the back of most packaged foods there will be a panel showing you how many calories are in that food, both that serving size and …

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Low Fat Diets: Are They Effective?

There has been a lot of excitement over the past decade over high fat and low carb diets that promise weight loss while filling up on fatty favourites like bacon and eggs or steak and cheese. It seemed so simple – eat the burger but leave the bun. Although it’s …

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