Don't Count Calories, Eat Healthily To Prevent Obesity, Experts Say

PA | By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The benefits of healthy eating should be promoted by doctors, rather than focusing on counting calories and handing out drugs, health experts have sai...

London Tube Strike Map Shows How Many Calories You Burn Walking Between Stops

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A healthcare company has found a silver lining in the looming grey cloud that is the London tube strike. SEE ALSO: Tonight's Tube Strike Is Entirel...

10 Snacks Under 50 Calories To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Got a craving for the sweet stuff? You're not alone. One in three Brits admit to fighting stress with sugary snacks, but luckily there is a less calor...

Alcoholic Drinks Should Come With Calorie Counts, Warns Health Official

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Alcoholic drinks are contributing to obesity and should come with mandatory calorie counts, the chairwoman of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSP...

Do You Know About the Dark Side of the Easter Bunny?

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Debbie Bannigan

Years ago, I worked for a charity that was linked to a major chocolate manufacturer. One of the perks of the job was a staff shop, where chocolate was available at a considerable discount. I learnt very quickly that it was a very bad idea for me to go to the shop, because I didn't save money, I just bought more chocolate. And I ate it.

Snorting Chocolate Is Now A Thing, Apparently

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A machine that helps you snort chocolate is now available worldwide, because eating it is so 2014. Those cocoa-loving Belgians are thought to have ...

Six Reasons Why Your New Year Diet Just Isn't Going To Work

Sandra Roycroft-Davis | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sandra Roycroft-Davis

All the scientific research shows that no matter what size you are, diets make you hungry and create powerful cravings for the very things you're trying to avoid. As well as these cravings, dieters feel deprived.

Be More Festive Than 'Stresstive' This Season: Five Tips to Laugh Your Way Through the Holidays

Mandy Riches | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mandy Riches

This time of year can be brilliant fun, but occasionally can also be just a little bit stressful, what with buying gifts, cooking elaborate dinners or perhaps simply being thrown together with relatives you do not see very often for long periods of time.

Which Has More Calories? A Large Glass Of Wine Or Two Cupcakes?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing better than a large glass of ice-cold white wine after a hard week at work. But what would you say if you knew that your beloved glass...

Some Calories Are More Equal Than Others

Jean-Claude Vacassin | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jean-Claude Vacassin

Some people will have us believe that it is all about calories, and we that simply need to eat less if we want to lose weight, while others will explain that it isn't calories that we should be measuring, but rather the quality of our food. So who is right and what is the best way forward for those of us who want to keep our health in check?

Do You Know How Many Calories Are In That Pint?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Drinks companies should label their alcoholic products to show the number of calories they contain as part of a bid to tackle obesity, a health organi...

Could This Be The Secret To Zach Galifianakis' Dramatic Weight Loss?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week, Hangover star Zach Galifianakis stepped out in public looking as svelte as ever. The actor, who hasn't made a public appearance ...

This Guy Lost Half His Body Weight After Being Forced To Use A Seatbelt For Pregnant Women

NCJMEDIA SYNDICATION | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A super slimmer has lost almost half his body weight after knocking takeaways and binge drinking on the head. David Hudson steadily crept up to 34 ...

This May Stop Cancer Spreading - But Would You Want To Do It?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Calorie restriction has never been used as a treatment against cancer, until now. But after a successful clinical trial which saw a reduced risk o...

How This 15-Minute Workout Blitzed My Body Fat

The Huffington Post UK | Emily Verdouw | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I have a confession to make. I've spent the last month struggling to stay healthy. I've fallen off the wagon, if you will. Blame it on birthdays and E...

Ditch The Cereal: High-Protein Breakfast May Help Keep Hunger Locked Up 'Til Lunch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

How you like your eggs in the morning? With a protein-rich accompaniment, we hope. Because eating a high-protein breakfast can reduce hunger pangs ...

What Can Dieting Monkeys Tell Us About Living Long?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Previously, studies have shown that calorie restriction (CR) has been found to delay ageing in worms and monkeys. Now, a US team says, they have found...

Bye Bye Hunger: 20 Foods To Make You Feel Fuller For Longer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With 5:2 diet and intermittent fasting growing in popularity, where dieters have to limit calorie intake, it's important to know which food will leave...

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: Strength Training Made Me Feel Like Superwoman | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If I had a penny for every time a woman said to me “I don’t want to lift bigger weights because I don’t want big muscles”, I’d have…well, ...

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...

How To Burn Calories Like A Winter Olympian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics firmly underway, we can't help but be impressed by all those fit athletes that look a glowing picture of health. ...

24 Amazing Food Swaps That Instantly Cut Calories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The path to sustainable weight loss, we've been told, is about a lifestyle change and a dedicated approach to healthy eating. But, for those of us...

Critics Slam The Biggest Loser Winner As Being 'Skeletal'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Biggest Loser show may seem like bad reality TV - watching severely obese people enter into rigid dieting and exercise regimes and then seeing the...

Healthy Eating After 50 - What's Involved

Sian Breslin | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Adults 50 years old or more should revert to eating the same amount of calories as 9 -13 year olds and that is 1,600 in my case. I'm supposed to be eating the same as a Tween??!? Nobody told me.

The Thinwich: A Low-Calorie Lunch That Fills A Hole, But Not For Long

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While we're not ones for restrictive diets or crazy detoxes here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we will admit to carrying a little extra holiday weight sin...