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Why am I experiencing daily fluctuations in my weight readings?

Weight fluctuations are completely normal. Here are a few reasons why you might be experiencing these.
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Updated over a week ago

What is causing my weight loss plateau?

In this article, we're going to explore the reasons why you might be experiencing a weight loss plateau and what you can do about it
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Ramadan 2021 recipe ideas

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Updated over a week ago

Planning ahead for the weekend

Our top tips for staying focused on your healthy habits at the weekend, despite a shift in routine
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Updated over a week ago

Winter warmer recipes

Find a collection of our favourite recipes to keep you feeling warm and nourished this Winter!
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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Information on PCOS, the causes, and some strategies to help improve symptoms of this condition
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What type of yoghurt is best?

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Why should I reduce caffeine?

Why do we recommend being mindful of your caffeine intake on the programme?
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What are processed foods?

The official definition of a 'processed food' and the foods we recommend you limit on the programme
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Periods and weight gain

How to manage food cravings, fluid retention, and other symptoms around your monthly period
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Personal fat threshold - part 4

Part 4 in this series of four articles on the physiology behind the development of type-2 diabetes.
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Personal fat threshold - part 3

Part 3 in this series of four articles on the physiology behind the development of type-2 diabetes.
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Personal fat threshold - part 2

Part 2 in this series of four articles on the physiology behind the development of type-2 diabetes.
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Personal fat threshold - part 1

Part 1 in this series of four articles on the physiology behind the development of type-2 diabetes.
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What can I eat? Our list of foods to choose

A list of foods we recommend eating on the Second Nature programme
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What should I eat on days I exercise?

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Which oil should I use for cooking?

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Should I reduce saturated fat if I have high cholesterol levels?

An overview of cholesterol, it's role in the body, and why the Second Nature guidelines can help to optimise your cholesterol levels
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Will foods high in saturated fat increase my risk of heart disease?

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What vegan substitutes can I use?

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What happens after Reset?

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Top tips from Health Coaches

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The Hunger Scale

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Quiz - what type of eater are you?

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Set point theory - the weight loss secret no one talks about

The reason you might be experiencing a weight loss plateau that has nothing to do with your diet or exercise
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Workout 9 - Level 3

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Workout 9 - Level 2

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Workout 9 - Level 1

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Workout 8 - Level 3

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Workout 8 - Level 2

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Workout 8 - Level 1

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Workout 7 - Level 3

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Workout 7 - Level 2

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Workout 7 - Level 1

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Workout 6 - Level 3

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Workout 6 - Level 2

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Workout 6 - Level 1

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Workout 5 - Level 2

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Workout 5 - Level 1

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Workout 4 - Level 3

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Workout 4 - Level 2

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Workout 4 - Level 1

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Workout 3 - Level 3

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Workout 3 - Level 2

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Workout 3 - Level 1

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Workout 2 - Level 3

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Workout 2 - Level 2

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Workout 2 - Level 1

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Workout 10 - Level 1

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Workout 10 - Level 2

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Workout 10 - Level 3

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Workout 1 - Level 3

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Workout 1 - Level 2

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Workout 1 - Level 1

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Warm up

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Tips for a better sleep

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The Second Nature Scale

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Staying healthy this Eid

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Preparing for last-minute meals

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Second Nature workouts

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Weekly planning tool

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Hot drinks survey 2016 - Action on Sugar

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When is the best time to exercise

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Should you exercise when you are unwell

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What is anaerobic exercise

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