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Winter Weight Loss

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Mums all know all too well how tempting it can be to finish the food on your children's plate, how difficult it can be to find the motivation to exercise after a long day and how disheartening it can be trying to diet whilst still having to cook and prepare all those ‛off limit' foods for the rest of the family.

Raspberries help to boost fertility

Fresh British raspberries, in season now, contain some the key nutrients to help boost chances of fatherhood, according to leading fertility nutritionist Juliet Wilson. A pertinent issue now more than ever, sperm counts in the average British male have fallen by almost half in the past 60 years.

Two thirds suffer in silence with intimate health issues rather than talk to partner, GP

Millions of Brits are so embarrassed about intimate health issues they won’t even discuss them with their partner, a study has revealed. Researchers found that 65% of adults would rather suffer in silence than endure an awkward face-to-face conversation with someone about our intimate symptoms.

Are You Consuming Too Much Caffeine – here at the MKB Office we certainly drink too much coffee

Most of us enjoy a cup of tea or coffee at some stage in the day, benefiting from increased concentration, focus and improved coordination. But many of us are drinking far more caffeine than does us good. Caffeine causes chemical reactions in the body that tell our adrenal glands to produce adrenalin, which gives us a rush of energy and puts us in ‘fight or flight mode’. When this happens we enter a high-alert state, as if under threat of attack. This reaction triggers the same stress response that our prehistoric ancestors experienced when defending themselves against tigers and bears.

Mummy Makeover

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Most women love the way they feel during pregnancy and embrace their bountiful breasts and fuller figures, but once we've got our new baby, many of us are left distressed by the 'damage' it's done to our bodies.

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