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Women reveal how you can banish your festive season weight gain after shedding 15kg in 12 WEEKS 

A typical afternoon for reporters Kelsey Wilkie, 27, and Lauren Ferri, 23, used to consist of joining colleagues for beers, but now you'll see them sweating it out at the gym and meal-prepping lunch and dinner for the next day.The women decided to do a 12-week challenge in the hope of becoming fitter, healthier versions of themselves.  They managed to drop a combined 15kgs by cutting out booze and hitting the gym, working with personal trainer Julian Hooper and nutritionist Jennifer May to achieve incredible results. This is their journey.  Kelsey Wilkie (pictured) was often told she did not need to lose weight by those around her, but she was keen to get into a more active lifestyleLauren Ferri (pictured) has been technically overweight for much of her adult life but said she never really...

Fitness blogger shares candid six-year transformation snap of her gym-honed physique

Fitness blogger shares candid six-year transformation snap as she urges fans not to feel pressured by 'diet culture'Kate Writer, from New South Wales, shared a different kind of comparison snapKate revealed she has gained weight, but feels happier and healthier as a result She said it makes her 'sad' to look back at 2014 when she was always at the gymKate first gained fame when she shared her weight loss story of losing 50kg By Sophie Haslett For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:21, 10 January 2020 | Updated: 20:50, 11 January 2020 A health and fitness blogger has been praised for sharing a candid transformation photo of how her body has changed between 2014 and 2020 - as she urges people to not feel pressured by the 'diet culture' at this time of year.Kate Writer, from Long Jetty in New...

Panera will make at least half of its menu plant-based in the next few years

Burger King's Impossible Whopper Dunkin's Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich White Castle's Impossible SliderBurger King's Impossible Whopper hit stores across the US in August 2019 after a popular test run the year before. In January 2020, it announced a testing phase for the Impossible Croissan'wich, made with a plant-based sausage patty.McDonald's is working on bringing a plant-based alternative to its menus, but so far has just offered the 'Big Vegan TS,' which is manufactured by Nestlé, in Germany. Dunkin' added the Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich to menus across the US in October 2019.  Little Caesars' Impossible sausage pizza Subway's Beyond Meatball Marinara  KFC's Beyond Fried Chicken  Nestlé's bacon cheeseburger, with plant-based beef, bacon, and cheeseLittle Caesars is testing ...

Hoda Kotb says the most bad*** thing she has done is adopting her girls

Hoda Kotb has put her life in danger by reporting in war zones and survived breast cancer, but she insists the most 'badass' thing she's ever done is become a mom in her 50s.The Today star, 55, and her co-anchor Savanna Guthrie, 48, both made InStyle's 'Badass 50' list of women who are changing the world. While speaking with the magazine, they both opened up about their most courageous moments. 'I’ve done two badass things in my life — Haley and Hope,' Hoda said. 'I’m in my 50s. Becoming a mom was a moment that I thought had passed for me, but I got to reach back in time and grab it.'  Brave: Hoda Kotb said the most 'badass' thing she's ever done is adopting her daughters Haley Joy and Hope Catherine in her 50s. She is pictured fiancé, Joel Schiffman, and their children  Too cute: Hoda ado...

Brands like Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Camilla donate to Australia's bushfire relief

The unprecedented bushfires in Australia have killed more than 25 people, destroyed thousands of homes and threatened more than 800 million animals.To help combat the crisis, celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Elton John and Chris Hemsworth have all pledged $1 million.Fashion labels like Gucci, Camilla and AUrate are now joining in the relief efforts. FEMAIL rounds up brands making a difference Down Under.  Help: Fashion labels like Gucci, Camilla and AUrate are joining  the Australia bushfire relief effortsAustralian label, Camilla, is currently hosting a public archive auction selling rare pieces from past collections.100% of the revenue will be directly donated to the cause. The auction launched today via eBay and will finish Sunday January 12th AEDST.In addition to the auction, the label w...

Ivanka Trump pays tribute to Jared Kushner on his 39th birthday

Ivanka Trump penned a sweet tribute to her 'love' Jared Kushner on his 39th birthday after he was seen heading to work bright and early on Friday morning.  The first daughter took to Instagram in the afternoon to share two photos of herself cuddled up to her husband of ten years, including a sweet snapshot of them enjoying a romantic dinner together.  'Happy birthday to my love! Thank you for making each day lighter, brighter, and full of happiness! I love you, Jared,' Ivanka, 38, captioned the images.  Love: Ivanka Trump took to Instagram on Friday to pay tribute to her husband, Jared Kushner, on his 39th birthday. She shared two photos of them together, including this dinner date shot  Throwback: The first photo shows them enjoying a romantic dinner in what appears to be a Parisian resta...

Can you help Britain's 13 'most unwanted' cats? Ginger puss hit by a truck is looking for new home

A ginger cat that got hit by a truck, a black-and-white moggy that chases children's toys and a large puss on a diet are among 13 adorable felines looking for a new home.Cats Protection has shared the unwanted cats with MailOnline, as each desperately tries to find a new home. The animals, which are located across the UK, are just a few of the thousands of others waiting in catteries to find a new home. The determined charity helps more than 200,000 cats and kittens every year through its dedicated volunteer team and 30 adoption centres.Its work is also supported by the People's Postcode lottery, which has given more than £500,000 to date to Cats Protection alongside other good causes. Here, a closer look at some of the cats looking for a home.   Matty, nine, is looking for a new home afte...

BEL MOONEY: My wife's leaving me because of her terrible menopause

DEAR BEL,I have been seeing a lot in the media lately concerning the menopause, but much of it seems to be rather jokey. ITV’s Loose Women, for example, often make light of it.What is missing is the effect this condition has on husbands and marriages.The menopause has cost me the love of my life. At 64, I have little or no future to look forward to and I am considering ending it all.My wife hit the menopause about five years ago when she started getting bad sweats and mood swings. I encouraged her to see a doctor for hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which she did, bringing an end to the sweats. Thought of the day  For what matters in life is not whether we receive a round of applause; what matters is whether we have the courage to venture forth despite the uncertainty of acclaim.From A G...

Expectant mom reveals her husband wants to take a bath when she's giving birth

Expectant mom reveals her husband wants to take a BATH in her birthing tub while she's in labor - or at the very least be in it with her when she gives birthReddit user FloralAlpaca revealed in a post that her husband has a 'bit of a bath obsession' and took a liking to the tubs in the hospital where she is to give birth The woman explained that he got 'upset' when she told him the tub for was for her to give birth in, not for him to bathe in while she is in labor She said she can't get him to understand 'they're not for the father' and he refuses to believe the doctors won't let him in the tub when she's delivering Many commenters insisted there is something wrong with her husband for wanting to take a bath when she is in laborBy Erica Tempesta For Dailymail.com Published: 00:39, 11 Janua...

New cookbook by doctor who invented the intermittent fasting diet

The doctor who invented intermittent fasting has revealed five steps to follow for long-term, successful weight loss.  In his new book, The Obesity Code Cookbook, Dr Jason Fung, who lives in Toronto, discusses the idea that obesity is often caused by our hormones, particularly insulin, and offers practical, easy-to-follow advice on how to lose weight for good. In five steps, he explains how cutting back on sugar, protein and refined grains, while the upping intake of natural fats, fiber and vinegar can lead to a healthier lifestyle.The book, which is out today,  includes more than 90 recipes — including slow-roasted pork shoulder to chia pudding and almond cake — showcases healthy fats, nutrient-dense foods, and low or no carbs, with diet plans to help balance your nutrition and energy req...

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stars in beauty campaign for Hourglass

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has been announced as the new brand ambassador for Hourglass Cosmetics — as she stars in campaign to celebrate the launch of the brand's latest products. The 32-year-old model is no stranger to the beauty industry after creating her own brand entitled Rosie for Autograph Beauty and running editorial website Rose Inc., which focuses on all things makeup. Her website often features Hourglass makeup, and now Huntington-Whiteley is joining the team as its first ever brand ambassador.  Big news: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, 32, was announced as brand ambassador for Hourglass Avid fan: The model previously boasted about the brand's products on her editorial website, entitled Rose Inc. High praise: 'I've been a fan of Hourglass for years and had been featuring their produc...

Dylan Dreyer calls into Today show to gush about newborn son Oliver

Dylan Dreyer has called into the Today show to update colleagues and viewers about her newborn son Oliver, days after she welcomed the second child right after the New Year.  'I feel like I'm in heaven,'' she said in a video call with the third hour of the Today show on Friday morning. 'I don't know, second time around maternity leave, it's like you just appreciate every moment that much more.' The Today show co-host gave birth to Oliver on January 2, and so far it has been newborn bliss for herself and her family.  Bundle of joy: Today show's Dylan Dreyer, 38, welcomed her second child, a son named Oliver, on January 2 Sharing the good news: She phoned into the third hour of the Today show to update her colleagues about her life with two childrenHappy mom: 'I don't know, second time aroun...