5 myths about the contraceptive Pill

July 23, 2015

Heard a rumour that the contraceptive Pill wasn’t all it’s cracked up to be? We’ve sorted the fact from fiction. MYTH: Long-term Pill use makes falling pregnant less likely A study at Copenhagen University Hospital last year found that levels of anti-Mullerian hormone and antral follicles, which predict fertilisation probability, were 19 and 16 per cent lower respectively in Pill users than those not taking a contraceptive pill. Ovarian volume…

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7 weight loss myths disproved!

April 3, 2015

You don’t have to give up your favourite foods to lose weight, says fitness coach Theresa Jenn Lopetrone. Having been overweight, Theresa Jenn Lopetrone (pictured) empathises with women who feel the only path to being good enough is slavishly following prescribed – often extreme and punitive – formulas. “Our industry has gone far in the wrong direction but now it’s time to re-teach and redefine what makes women healthy and…

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5 liquid meal myths

Not all protein shakes and smoothies are created equal. Here are 5 liquid meal myths disproved!   1. They are lower in calories than ‘real’ foodReally? Would you use an entire avocado on your toast or eat six bananas in one sitting? Probably not, but once you get blending, super-sizing quantities can be pretty easy to do. Try measuring your ingredients as you add them to your blender. Think of…

April 3, 2015
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