Breaking News: Sunday 28 August 2016

Gluten diet for weight loss: yay or nay to the grain

By Nole Poll via Flickr

There are so many diets out there that it can get really tough for us humans pursing a simple wish of weight loss: “Just tell me how!!! I’ll do it all!” This is where self-assigned-dietitians and creators of loads of unhealthy and absolutely unrealistic diets come in – proposing us ‘a quick fix’ to our problems. But that quick fix ...

Morrissey returned on English soil last Saturday for hometown gig

'Whatever happens, I love you' Singer Morrissey credit@manchestereveningnews

If you knew me you would know that I enormously admire Morrissey and The Smiths. He is to me one of the best lyricists England has ever offered and his poignant and honest lyric style was in the background of many of my tough and happy times, the moments we all encounter in life, them being heartbreak, the loss of ...

What’s the best workout for weight loss: Running vs Yoga vs Weight Training

By Fit Approach via Flickr

As soon as we reach bikini season, Google search tends to see more of these two words: “weight loss”. So what’s the best way to achieve it? I’ve looked at the three most popular nowadays contestants: yoga, running and weight training. Let’s figure out who deserves the winning prize in helping us achieve our dream bodies.   Dr. Lewis Maharam, ...

Budget Travel Tips (Before You Leave)

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Being able to afford a holiday doesn’t have to empty your bank account.  If you plan your travels carefully beforehand you can even increase the amount of times you travel in a year by following some simple budget travel tips. Be Flexible: If you’re adaptable about when and where you travel, even by a few days, you could be saving ...

French Designer Sonya Rykiel Dies Aged 86

French Fashion Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies from Parkinson's Disease Aged 86

Famed French designer Sonya Rykiel has died at the age of 86, her daughter confirmed today, 25th of August. Sonia had been suffering with Parkinson’s disease for over 19 years to date.

7 Do’s and Don’ts for weight loss


When it comes to losing weight, forget the word ‘diet’. Weight loss isn’t about speedy dieting, it’s about learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. So here are some tips for you on how to get healthier and slimmer as summer comes to an end.  DO weigh yourself regularly Stepping on scales makes people more aware of their weight changes. This ...

The real Los Angeles

Photo by Lukasz Lech

The words ‘Los Angeles’ conjure up typical images; the Hollywood sign, the walk of fame and the Oscars, to name a few. LA and celebrity culture go hand in hand, but the city is so much more than this.

What’s The Deal With Black Women and Natural Hair?


Your Black friend announces with a mixture of excitement and apprehension, ‘guys, I’ve finally decided… to go natural.’ You are happy for her as this seems like good news, but all the while you are thinking, ‘um, I thought everyone’s hair was natural?’ The phrase, ‘I’m going natural’ probably sends some people into the land of what-the-heck-are-people-talking-about? Well do not ...

‘5 best healthy snacks to aid weight loss’

By Meraat Haqiqi via Flickr

When we’re tired and hungry, we tend to eat whatever we see and usually it’s quite unhealthy but it doesn’t have to be so. Preparing your snacks in advance is extremely easy. Eating healthy snacks prevents you from overeating later in the day. So here are 5 best healthy snacks for you that will boost your metabolism.   Popcorn   Not only ...

24 Hours In Cardiff

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Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is a relatively small city by UK standards. Despite it’s size, however, it is Wales’ cultural and political centre, with plenty of things for tourists to see and do. It is easily accessible with it’s own airport and rail links all across the country, so it’s a great place to visit for a short ...