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Health apps to help your well-being in 2020

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By next year, the wellness and fitness industry in the UK is likely to top £22.8 billion. Sports equipment, alternative medicine and gym memberships have risen in popularity in recent years and so has the creation of apps for smartphones that’ll help you achieve your goal. Examples include the NHS’s calorie checker and apps to help you quit smoking, such...

Another boring sandwich for lunch? Think Again!

It’s 1pm on a Monday afternoon and that must mean it’s lunchtime! More and more of us are bringing lunch into work to save money. Look down at your soggy cheese sandwich and packet of crisps for the last time. In this article I will explain why lunch is so important and hopefully create inspiration for healthy, quick and simple lunch...

The JLS Foundation and Tresor Paris

The JLS Foundation which was established in 2010 was built to encourage, excite and empower healthy living in young people. They have recently teamed up with Tresor Paris and launched a jewellery line in order to support Cancer Research UK. With a range including necklaces, earrings and a unique spin on Tresor's signature bracelets, all the money raised will help...

Get some Superfoods in your life!

Am sure you have heard the term?! Lets have a look at what they are! Superfoods are foods that are supposed to have certain healthy properties due to their high levels of vitamins and minerals. Whether this is true or not remains to be seen. Some people see them as a marketing ploy and others really believe that they...

Food Brand vs. Food Product

Food. When we say food we think of the different kinds of food and possibly how much money we spend on it on a day-to-day or a month-to-month basis. Healthy foods can often seen as being expensive and hard to maintain especially if you are on a budget, however, other foods that contain high fat, high sugar or even salt...

Win A Protein Hamper From @Maximuscle

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You may have seen the adverts on TV but now Flavourmag are given one of our lucky readers the chance to take part in the Maximuscle Protein Project! One lucky winner will receive everything they need to embark on a 12 week fitness programme to get them into shape. As part of the bundle you will receive protein powder,...

How Weekend Binging Causes Havoc With Our Digestion

Jamie Oliver first got us Brits stired up about our diets, now it seems as a nation we are all more informed about nutrition and the phrase ‘food intolerance’ is cropping up regularity.Food intolerance can appear in many forms, from skin rashes to stomach problems. Iritable bowel Syndrome is one of the most common symptons of a suspected food...

Welsh Pro Wrestler Rob Terry becomes Body Building Champion in Vegas

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36-year-old Rob Terry, from Swansea, has scooped bodybuilding’s ‘Mr. Natural Olympia’ Trophy after a weekend of competition on the Las Vegas strip. Standing 6ft 4 inches, Rob towered over competitors from all over the globe to win the judge's verdict. The Olympia trophy marks a culmination of massive bodybuilding wins for the man who was once eyed up by WWE’s...

Thai Yourself Up For Romance. Top 7 Aphrodisiac foods for a night to remember

It’s February and that means “LOVE MONTH” as Valentines Day is fast approaches. Why not “Thai yourself up for romance” think sexy lush and everything to get you in the mood. Food has a direct effect on how you feel, It can also affect your mojo, body functions, brain chemistry, energy and stress level in addition this other foods can...

How Much Can Reducing Your Food Waste Save You?

The food waste debate has been a long time coming. With almost 15 million tonnes of edible food discarded from our homes every year, the team at AO.com have come up with a guide to help you preserve your leftovers so they don’t go to waste! Around the country, food waste is costing households up to £700 a year… Have...

Dental 101: Tips for a Healthier Smile

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We all want to look in the mirror and see a beautifully white, pearly smile in the reflection. However, beneath those pearly whites can lie a whole multitude of dental problems which can affect your short-term or even long-term. This means that taking care of your teeth – and especially keeping them healthy – is crucial to your dental hygiene.Below...

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sports Performance

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Summer is almost over, and soon we will all go back to school, university or work. So, let’s make sure that this is your best year of training and performing to date. Here are the 5 things considered to be the most important in training.1. You are what you eat (and drink).I’m sure you have heard this saying before, but...

My Diet Chef Challenge…Week 1….giving up chips for lent

I thought about going in for a dry January, and all the healthy eating propaganda around had me looking up the price of a Nutribullet. Neither idea stuck, I needed a drink in the bitter cold and grey of Jan more than another time of year, and chewing my own food is a luxury I don't fancy giving up. So...

Diets and Holiday Feasts: A Survival Guide

People feel a lot of different ways about the holidays. Not everybody celebrates them at all, but there is a familiar narrative we’re all familiar with, that many still practice. 1) You go spend time with family that you don’t generally see throughout the year. This can be happy, uncomfortable, or a mix of the two. 2) You exchange...

9 Reasons why Brown rice is better than white rice

Brown rice is essentially what most forms of white rice looks like before being put through a refining process. To make rice white, first the outside hull and bran is removed. This makes rice lighter and faster to cook.In some cultures, rice is the staple food. With that in mind, here are my reasons why it is better to...

The Protein Project @Maximuscle

The end of December for many indicates it is time to start planning those new years resolutions again and I was no different! This year I vowed to myself that I would into the shape of my life! With good intentions I joined the local gym but inevitably, as with many new years resolutions my determination began to escape...

What happens when you use protein shakes?

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As many will already know, protein is an important part of our diets, however, if you are an athlete or someone that does a lot of exercise and training, protein is essential. During exercise, your body burns through protein, which means it that it will need to be replenished with protein-rich foods, however a quick and popular way to replenish...

Sexy Love @EmbraceBex @flavourmag

So it’s coming up to Valentines Day, and you want to cook something special for your other half. With that in mind I thought I would share the most aphrodisiac rich foods so that you can plan the menu your way!Chocolate & Strawberries. Is there anyone out there who doesn’t love chocolate? Not only is chocolate an aphrodisiac, but...

How to detoxify your body

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Whether you drink recreationally or you have an addiction, the chances are that you already know about the negative effects prolonged use of drugs and alcohol can have on your long-term health. Toxins can harm your organs and body tissue, increasing your chances of diseases and other health problems. However – your body was naturally designed to heal, and making...

Tidy the Temple with Joey Bull

Joey Bull has poured a lifetime of lessons and learning into her new book Tidy The Temple.The four times UK Fitness Champion, former Adventure Athlete, mountaineer and instructor, classically trained dancer and internationally regarded fitness professional has produced a high quality publication that is different to the normal instructional guide.The Tidy The Temple system is derived and developed from...

Boobs, Bums and Botox; are reality stars responsible for sudden surges in cosmetic enquiries?

Who are are biggest influencers when it comes to plastic surgery? I'm sure you won't be surprised by celebrities being the answer. But just how much impact do they have on the amount of enquiries cosmetic surgeries receive?According to data collated by Transform Cosmetic Surgery, enquiries into laser treatments hit an all-time high in 2012 after Kim Kardashian admitted...

Raise Your Metabolism Today!!

So I am sure you’ve heard that your metabolism may be blamed for your current weight. If this is the case, I bet you would love to learn how to speed up your metabolic rate to help you burn off a few extra kilos. Allow me to explain a few facts on metabolism. Your metabolic rate (rate at which you...

6 of London’s best lunch time runs

6 of London's best lunch time runs

It’s February, motivation is low and New Year resolutions are beginning to dwindle. To keep active without the hassle of going to the gym, The Color Run UK has curated six simple lunch time runs that can be done with colleagues and friends in order to escape work and get your endorphins flowing.Each route will vary in gradient and depending...

Fitbit Fitness: Working out Life Insurance

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New research from the UK’s leading comparison site MoneySuperMarket reveals that a third of Brits (33 per cent) currently use a smart device to monitor their health, capturing data that could help identify health issues and affect the way life insurance premiums are calculated. With the number of connected wearable devices set to rise further in 2019,  MoneySuperMarket research reveals...

4 Health Complications Associated with Poor Dental Hygiene

Mounting scientific evidence suggests that poor dental hygiene points to much more than cavities and bad breath; it can cause a host of health complications. "The whole body is connected, but for such a long time we've thought about the mouth as being a separate part of the body and that dentists work in isolation from the rest of the...

Infographic: Do we really know what is in our food?

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It’s a battle most of us have with ourselves on a daily basis. You’re out with a friend for lunch and you're presented with the decision between the ‘superfood salad’ packed full of ingredients we struggle to pronounce, or the carb heavy alternative that just tastes so good.We all know deep down what the right healthy options are, but how...

Do you need mole removal? What to check for

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Moles can be beautiful, a bane, or just bothersome, depending on how you feel about them and your skin. Often brown in colour and small, moles are mostly harmless. But it's not always the case. Because of this, and cosmetic reasons, mole removal is becoming more commonplace. Mole removal is a frequently used procedure that is used to treat and...

Sexy Love

So it’s coming up to Valentines Day, and you want to cook something special for your other half. With that in mind I thought I would share the most aphrodisiac rich foods so that you can plan the menu your way!Chocolate & Strawberries. Is there anyone out there who doesn’t love chocolate? Not only is chocolate an aphrodisiac, but...

GP provides advice on how to avoid festive flu

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4 in 10 adults feel run down over Christmas taking two weeks to feel ‘normal’ again according to research by Bimuno, the pre-biotic company. The research shows that the top 5 causes of feeling run down are excessive eating, rich food, the stress of shopping, the change in the weather, and drinking alcohol.Registered GP from St Albans, Dr Panja, has...

The Ultimate Guide To Pursuing A Career In Fitness

The Ultimate Guide To Pursuing A Career In Fitness

If you are looking into a career in fitness, there are a good amount of choices to explore. Whether you want to encourage people, train them or treat them for injuries, you can find the job that’s right for you. In this article, I’ll share with you the top careers to have in fitness. Let’s get started! #1:  Level 3 Personal...