Calorie Counting

Make Your Calories Count

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

We have been obsessed with calorie counting for years. It's all based on the calories in vs. calories out method of weight loss. As long as you eat less than you burn off, you will lose weight and everything will be fine. Right? Wrong. It's not quite as straightforward as that.

Stop Counting Calories for Beach Body Confidence

Juls Abernethy | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Juls Abernethy

For decades we have been told that when it comes to weight loss you need to count calories. Put less in than you use up and you lose weight. It's the perfect equation... except that it isn't! Playing the calorie counting game doesn't work in the long term and even in the short term it may do more harm that good.

Starbucks V McDonalds: What Has More Calories?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A green tea latte sounds like a pretty healthy to your diet, doesn't it? Wrong, says the author of a series of infographics, who is trying to make...

Mars Gets Calorie Conscious - How Many In Your Favourite Bar?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Confectionery giant Mars Inc says it will stop selling chocolate bars with more than 250 calories by the end of next year. The company behind some ...

Food Swap Tips: Warning Over Calorific 'Healthy' Dips

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A recent study has discovered that two out of three Brits underestimate the calorie levels in their food, in particular 'healthy' food dips like houmo...

Kyrsty Jade Hazell

How To Counteract Those Indulgent Christmas Calories | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Christmas is a time for indulgence, but sometimes, it's easy to go oerboard and gorge on the endless supply of chocolate treats and festive nibbles. ...

Celebrity Diets: Inspiration or Insanity?

Laura Williams | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Williams

There's one very well known American trainer, whose client list resembles the Hollywood Walk of Fame, whose 30 day master plan involves lots of kale juice, protein bars and not much else. I mean, come on. I can get you thin on a diet of dust and water too. Your immune system might not thank you for it but hey, at least you'll be thin.

How to REALLY Look Good Naked

Laura Williams | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Williams

Looking good naked isn't about staying imprisoned in a body which you're not happy with - it's about turning mantras like "Because you're worth it" into truly positive actions. And I believe you can only do that by developing a healthy relationship with food and calling a reluctant truce with exercise.

Why Is Eat Less, Move More Still Considered To Be So Un-Sexy?

Laura Williams | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Williams

A features editor called me the other day: "Laura, can you just give me a tasty sound bite about why calorie counting doesn't work?"