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I didn’t buy any food for a year – and I’m healthier than I’ve ever been

Rob Greenfield gardened, fished and foraged to eat more sustainably and encourage others to do the same. But to succeed, he needed the community For the last year I grew and foraged 100% of my food. No grocery store , no eateries , not even a drinking at a bar. Nature was my garden, my …

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Lose 220kg, beat back pain, love yourself: personal trainers on lessons that changed their lives

Fitness coaches dont all start out as slim and healthy twentysomethings. Heres how three overcame obesity and illness and their advice for the rest of us ‘Don’t go on a diet.” That’s one tip from personal trainer Graham Waugh, 50, and may be surprising given that he once weighed three times as much as he …

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Kathleen Turner’s candour becomes her and dishonors other -Alisters | Rebecca Nicholson

In an era of young celebrities being scared of saying anything controversial, the Hollywood veteran is a breath of fresh air I used to love the movie Almost Famous , partly because I “ve had my” own hopes of becoming a Cameron Crowe-esque music journalist who would expend weeks ” on the road” getting to …

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How dare Kate Middleton look great just after giving birth! | Barbara Ellen

Dont pile pressure on females to look authentic just after they have had a baby How disappointing that some people criticised Kate Middleton for looking “unrealistic” when she emerged, with Prince William and new baby, Louis Arthur Charles, for the press photocall. It seems that some people wouldn’t have been satisfied unless Middleton had come …

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Lose 220 kg, beat back pain, love yourself: personal trainers on lessons that changed their own lives

Fitness coaches dont all start out as slim and healthy twentysomethings. Heres how three overcome obesity and disease and their advice for the rest of us ‘Don’t go on a diet .” That’s one tip-off from personal trainer Graham Waugh, 50, and may be surprising in recognition of the fact that he once weighed three …

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People not getting enough exercise from long strolls- report

Strengthening and balance activities is fundamental to future wellbeing, says Public Health England Walking is just not enough, according to a new review of the evidence from Public Health England, which exposes a major unplug between the exercise people need and what they actually do. Those who believed 10,000 steps a day or a brisk …

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Why do politicians pardon turkeys – but not people?

Experts say the penchant for a Thanksgiving photo op means a critical part of addressing mass incarceration gets ignored On Tuesday morning, North Dakota’s Republican governor Doug Burgum used the authority invested in him to ensure that Lilly, “a North Dakota turkey of fine specimen,” has a free and relaxing Thanksgiving. He wished Lilly a …

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‘ Why I told my mother not to read my volume’- memoirs of a former wild daughter

Claire Dederer has written what is surely one of the most excruciatingly frank memoirs ever raw, revealing and explicit In the days before I’m due to speak to the writer Claire Dederer, the Freudian in me( admittedly quite a diminutive figure) begins to wonder if she isn’t subconsciously trying to wriggle out of our dialogue. …

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Why do legislators pardon turkeys- but not people?

Experts say the penchant for a Thanksgiving photo op entails a critical part of addressing mass incarceration gets ignored On Tuesday morning, North Dakota’s Republican governor Doug Burgum employed the authority invested in him to ensure that Lilly,” a North Dakota turkey of fine specimen ,” has a free and relaxing Thanksgiving. He wished Lilly …

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