Five Healthy Ways You Can Increase Your Calorie Expenditure

Dr Wayne Osborne | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Wayne Osborne

The health and fitness industry is awash with branded diets and exercise programmes, and has been for decades. And it's a lucrative industry for gurus and sponsors alike, mostly perhaps because no two people are the same. People attempting to lose weight will invariably need to try more than one way of doing so, as there's no single programme which works for all.

This Is How Many Calories You Burn Playing Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Pokemon Go has received plenty of praise for getting people off their sofas and encouraging them to move more. Now, experts from Bupa UK have calculat...

Why Upping Your Water Intake Could Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Increasing your daily water consumption could be the key to losing weight, a new study has suggested. Researchers found that those who increased th...

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Calories?

Natalie Roberts | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

It's easy to get confused about whether you're on the right track for healthy eating, but I've noticed recently that there seems to be too much focus on calories and not enough on nutrients. So I just want to take a minute to help you make sure you're getting enough nutrients from your food.

How to Eat Like a Rugby Player

James Haskell | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Rugby players have become a bit of a benchmark in terms of being seen and perceived as being "big". As such a model to follow and adopt if you are so inclined, which I have to say judging by the mail I get on daily basis, a lot of young men and women want to be - Men mainly just big and muscular, Women toned, defined and shaped.

Calorie Counting: The 98-Year Mistake

Christopher James Clark | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

It's January. Millions of people will soon begin a weight-loss-motivated diet. Most of them will fail. The staggering predictability of this try-fail phenomenon begs the question, "Is dieting fundamentally flawed?"

This Is How Much Exercise You Need To Burn Off Your Favourite Junk Food

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Pizza, fries and burgers might taste like heaven on earth, but there's a whole load of calories in them, which means a shed load of exercise is needed...

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

PA | By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor | Posted 26.08.2016 | 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...