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Fancy a challenge? We've got plenty in this issue of DFM: Lose a Stone (and win 1,000); do a fun run or the London Marathon; find a sports drink that tastes good! Plus Juliette gives us the low-down on slimming pills.


Happy September,


Popping Mad

WLR's dietitian Juliette Kellow reviews the claims and efficacy of slimming pills available on prescription and over-the-counter. Can popping pills really help you lose weight?

Carolyn's Diet Diary

Carolyn has last-minute doubts about the 5k Race For Life - and more partying to cope with, see how she got on.

How Much Oily Fish?

On the one hand, oily fish is a must-have superfood, yet we hear there could be health risks associated with eating too much. Here's what counts as oily fish and how much specific groups of people should eat.

Don't Like Fish?

Here's where to find alternative sources of those precious omega 3 fatty acids.

Lose a Stone - you could win 1,000

It's that time of year again and the WLR Lose a Stone For Christmas Challenge opens on Monday 6th September - here's how it works.

Run with the Sunflowers

I have (and I still can't believe I've done it!) committed myself to running the London Marathon in 2005 - with the Sunflower Runners in support of the 2005 official charity Help the Hospices. If anyone else is brave enough to join me...

Guide to Marathons and Fun Runs

If you're inspired by the magnificent Kelly Holmes, perhaps you fancy taking a run yourself - our Quick Guide tells you what's on.

Instant Energy

In the spirit of marathons and fun runs we've put six energy drinks to the test - the question is, which one will make your tongue run a mile?

How They Lost It

Quentin believes that there's no such thing as a (calorie) free lunch, Sara has dropped two dress sizes for her wedding in October, and Karyn's immigration to the UK sent her scuttling to the fridge.

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