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6 Legit Health Benefits Of Quinoa

04/10/2019

The correct answer is…wait for it…KEEN-wah. But no matter how you’ve been pronouncing the word, I hope you’ve been eating the gluten-free ancient grain, because it comes with a ton of health benefits. 1. Quinoa is packed with protein. Quinoa has way more of the muscle-building nutrient than most of the grain options you’ll find at the supermarket. Added bonus: It’s a ~complete~ protein, meaning it contains all the nine essential amino acids your body needs (most plant-based proteins only…

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How To Make The Most Of Your Morning

12/09/2019

Wellbeing experts Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillip have been promoting the benefits of self-care way before it became a wellness ‘movement’. Their new book, Self-care for the Real World, is a result of the women’s twenty years of rich experience in yoga (Nadia is one of the UK’s most celebrated teachers with very high-profile clients) and health (Katia is a food pioneer, having opened her first raw food café over ten years ago, she now runs Triyoga’s innovative Nectar Café). Sienna Miller calls the…

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What really happens in your body when you cut out dairy?

30/08/2019

Swerving cow’s milk, cheese and yoghurt has been heralded as the answer to most things, from reducing your acne to helping you lose weight. And while some people are moving to cut out dairy for ethical reasons, if your concerns are health-related, does the science stack up in favour of waving ‘bye’ to the old semi skimmed? THE HYPE BEHIND SWERVING DAIRY Milk products have long been vilified for their fat content and the perception that they can cause bloating; plus, the rise…

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What happens to your body when you give up carbohydrates

23/08/2019

Giving up an entire food group isn’t usually advisable unless there’s a specific medical reason to, but often that doesn’t stop people – especially when it comes to carbohydrates. Carbs seem to have acquired a bad reputation for making you put on weight, but in reality they’re vital for giving your body the energy it needs. Frida Harju-Westman, in-house nutritionist at health app Lifesum, always advises to aim for a balanced diet. “Incorporating complex carbohydrates can improve your endurance and…

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How a Wild New Year’s Eve Affects Your Body, Plus How to Bounce Back Afterward

02/01/2019

Most people think that if you overate and over-drank on New Year’s Eve, you did the night right. And to some extent, that’s fair. NYE is all about celebrating, and you’re entitled to enjoy yourself. But what kind of damage are you doing when you order that late-night takeout or polish off your fifth flute of champagne? Good news: “One big meal isn’t what causes people to be overweight,” says Holly Wyatt, MD, who runs the metabolism and obesity clinic at the…

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Marilyn Monroe’s Diet and Exercise Regime

27/10/2018

It’s rare to hear an A-lister reveal that they ‘diet’ nowadays, unless of course they have a brand contract with protein powders or slimming tea (‘#ad’ and all that…). So when Into The Gloss stumbled upon an exclusive interview with Marilyn Monroe talking frankly about her body and beauty regime to Pageant magazine in 1952, her honestly blew us away. Disclosing her penchant for protein-heavy meals and a daily bust-firming routine, the Hollywood icon was ahead of the game. Here are the highlights: Her body worries…

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