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Calorie restriction improves health, mood, sex drive

A study found that people who successfully followed a calorie-restricted diet for two years experienced improved mood, better quality of life, improved sleep, enhanced sexual drive and better relationships.

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The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide.

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Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.