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    Salad illusions: Five mistakes to avoid for weight loss

    Salad illusions: Five mistakes to avoid for weight loss


    By Yasmine Probst , University of Wollongong and Vivienne Guan , University of Wollongong Many people wonder why they're not losing weight when they follow a strict diet and exercise routine. One possible...

    By Yasmine Probst , University of Wollongong and Vivienne Guan , University of Wollongong Many people wonder why they're not losing weight when they follow a strict diet and exercise routine. One possible reason...
    Michelle Obama dons leather corset for Elle magazine interview with Oprah

    Michelle Obama dons leather corset for Elle magazine interview with Oprah


    Michelle Obama is not in the White House anymore - and she proved just how much she is enjoying life outside of its claustrophobic walls by posing for a very glamorous Elle cover shoot, while wearing a series of daring...

    Michelle Obama is not in the White House anymore - and she proved just how much she is enjoying life outside of its claustrophobic walls by posing for a very glamorous Elle cover shoot, while wearing a series of daring fashion-forward...
    Big scoop: ice cream festival Melted coming to Tauranga this summer

    Big scoop: ice cream festival Melted coming to Tauranga this summer


    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream and our screams have been heard.Melted, a new summer festival dedicated to ice cream and frozen desserts, has been launched today.It will be held on February 9 on Tauranga's...

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream and our screams have been heard.Melted, a new summer festival dedicated to ice cream and frozen desserts, has been launched today.It will be held on February 9 on Tauranga's waterfront.Festival...
    Queen's brutal message to chef after finding dead slug in her salad

    Queen's brutal message to chef after finding dead slug in her salad


    Cooking for the Queen and members of the royal family would be an anxious job for most.Failing to deliver a delicious meal would have you walking on eggshells, or out of a job.While the Queen is not a fussy eater, one chef...

    Cooking for the Queen and members of the royal family would be an anxious job for most.Failing to deliver a delicious meal would have you walking on eggshells, or out of a job.While the Queen is not a fussy eater, one chef was...
    William, Harry, Meghan or Kate: Who's the most popular royal?

    William, Harry, Meghan or Kate: Who's the most popular royal?


    A new poll has found the Duke of Sussex is the most popular royal with the British public.Around 77 per cent of Britons have a positive opinion of Prince Harry, who is currently expecting his first child with his wife the...

    A new poll has found the Duke of Sussex is the most popular royal with the British public.Around 77 per cent of Britons have a positive opinion of Prince Harry, who is currently expecting his first child with his wife the Duchess...
    Man nearly has genitals blown off after e-cigarette explodes in his trouser pocket

    Man nearly has genitals blown off after e-cigarette explodes in his trouser pocket


    A man has been left with severe burns to his crotch region after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket.Darren Wilson needed skin grafts to his crotch and nearly lost his genitals after the popular smoking device burst into...

    A man has been left with severe burns to his crotch region after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket.Darren Wilson needed skin grafts to his crotch and nearly lost his genitals after the popular smoking device burst into flames...
    Kate Hawkesby: Mixed messages about drinking while pregnant

    Kate Hawkesby: Mixed messages about drinking while pregnant


    COMMENT: Another campaign aimed at stopping pregnant women from drinking alcohol has fired up.It recommends zero alcohol while pregnant: "No alcohol equals no risk."It's a good tag line because it's crystal clear, which it...

    COMMENT: Another campaign aimed at stopping pregnant women from drinking alcohol has fired up.It recommends zero alcohol while pregnant: "No alcohol equals no risk."It's a good tag line because it's crystal clear, which it hasn't...
    'Mummy, I'm sorry for this': Heartbreaking final words of boy, five, as he dies from cancer

    'Mummy, I'm sorry for this': Heartbreaking final words of boy, five, as he dies from cancer


    A five-year-old boy with cancer died in his mother's arms after apologising for the horrific ordeal the disease brought their family.Little Charlie Proctor was given just days to live by doctors last month after being...

    A five-year-old boy with cancer died in his mother's arms after apologising for the horrific ordeal the disease brought their family.Little Charlie Proctor was given just days to live by doctors last month after being diagnosed...

    Gaultier is latest fashion designer to stop using fur


    PARIS (AP) — Parisian couturier Jean Paul Gaultier has become the latest fashion designer to shun the use of fur in his designs.In a Canal+ interview that was aired over the weekend, Gaultier announced he would go fur-free "to...

    PARIS (AP) — Parisian couturier Jean Paul Gaultier has become the latest fashion designer to shun the use of fur in his designs.In a Canal+ interview that was aired over the weekend, Gaultier announced he would go fur-free "to get...

    New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger


    CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.The advice is the first update since the government's...

    CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.The advice is the first update since the government's physical...

    Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world


    LONDON (AP) — For kids growing up in today's cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual.Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup's digital pocket money app because his kids were still too young to get bank...

    LONDON (AP) — For kids growing up in today's cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual.Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup's digital pocket money app because his kids were still too young to get bank cards...
    Woman is destroyed online over sandwich creation

    Woman is destroyed online over sandwich creation


    A two-minute noodle enthusiast has caused chaos online after she showed off a questionable kitchen creation this week.The British woman, who goes by the username uOKhun, posted a photograph to Reddit on Sunday, revealing the...

    A two-minute noodle enthusiast has caused chaos online after she showed off a questionable kitchen creation this week.The British woman, who goes by the username uOKhun, posted a photograph to Reddit on Sunday, revealing the limp...
    Get off the grass: Melbourne restaurant's grass covered tables are getting ripped to shreds on Instagram

    Get off the grass: Melbourne restaurant's grass covered tables are getting ripped to shreds on Instagram


    A restaurant has been mercilessly mocked for its turf-covered tables on social media.Brown Cardigan posted the image of the tables at a Melbourne Grill'd burger restaurant with the caption "Melbourne. What the f*** is wrong...

    A restaurant has been mercilessly mocked for its turf-covered tables on social media.Brown Cardigan posted the image of the tables at a Melbourne Grill'd burger restaurant with the caption "Melbourne. What the f*** is wrong with...
    The truth about using moisturisers

    The truth about using moisturisers


    Moisturiser is regarded as a skincare staple, but one doctor has made the controversial claim that we should give it up for good.Dr. Sobia Ali warns that the millions of women using cream on a daily basis could be making...

    Moisturiser is regarded as a skincare staple, but one doctor has made the controversial claim that we should give it up for good.Dr. Sobia Ali warns that the millions of women using cream on a daily basis could be making themselves...
    Artist uses muddy van to create incredible Armistice Day tribute

    Artist uses muddy van to create incredible Armistice Day tribute


    A man has used the back of a muddy van as a canvas to create an incredible Armistice Day tribute to servicemen and women who served during World War I.UK man Shaun Harvey took to the back of a dirty Vauxhall van, creating an...

    A man has used the back of a muddy van as a canvas to create an incredible Armistice Day tribute to servicemen and women who served during World War I.UK man Shaun Harvey took to the back of a dirty Vauxhall van, creating an eye-catching...
    Wife's insane list of rules for husband

    Wife's insane list of rules for husband


    Sometimes your partner can get under your skin, whether it's not helping around the house or inviting friends over when it was meant to be special date night.Many couples write down lists to give each other hints on how they...

    Sometimes your partner can get under your skin, whether it's not helping around the house or inviting friends over when it was meant to be special date night.Many couples write down lists to give each other hints on how they can...
    Actress Alicia Silverstone: Son has never needed medicine thanks to veganism

    Actress Alicia Silverstone: Son has never needed medicine thanks to veganism


    Alicia Silverstone says her seven-year-old son Bear has never needed medicine, thanks to the benefits of his veganism."He's never had to take medicine in his life. He can get sniffles and a runny nose but he's not down, he...

    Alicia Silverstone says her seven-year-old son Bear has never needed medicine, thanks to the benefits of his veganism."He's never had to take medicine in his life. He can get sniffles and a runny nose but he's not down, he still...
    Hello Fresh, My Food Bag or Woop: Which is the best meal kit?

    Hello Fresh, My Food Bag or Woop: Which is the best meal kit?


    Meal kit delivery services: some people swear by them, some only use them on busy weeks while others may never have tried them at all. Whichever category you fall into, you are sure to have noticed that every few months, there...

    Meal kit delivery services: some people swear by them, some only use them on busy weeks while others may never have tried them at all. Whichever category you fall into, you are sure to have noticed that every few months, there seems...
    Dog in the US found living in dirt after family moved away

    Dog in the US found living in dirt after family moved away


    A heartbreaking photo of dog lying in a dirt reveals an emotional story of how an abandoned pet was rescued.The 8-year-old golden Labrador's US family had moved away and left him behind. With nowhere to go, the dog, known as...

    A heartbreaking photo of dog lying in a dirt reveals an emotional story of how an abandoned pet was rescued.The 8-year-old golden Labrador's US family had moved away and left him behind. With nowhere to go, the dog, known as Larry,...
    Lee Suckling: How to save money this week

    Lee Suckling: How to save money this week


    The price of petrol went down since our last look at money-saving tips , providing a small bit of relief for money-stretched Kiwis. Here's how to take your dollar even further this week. It's capsicum season Sweet peppery...

    The price of petrol went down since our last look at money-saving tips , providing a small bit of relief for money-stretched Kiwis. Here's how to take your dollar even further this week. It's capsicum season Sweet peppery capsicums...