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...

Fitness Apps Have Risks

Danielle Lowe | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Since New Year magazines poured into our shops and onto our mobile devices they've all seemed keen to tell us about one thing: fitness apps to help you with that 'New Years resolution'.

WATCH: What To Do When You Fall Off The Diet Wagon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Celebrity personal trainer Tracy Anderson has a brilliant bit of advice that's right up our Say No To January street. For many of us trying to eat mor...

'Sugar Is A Public Health Hazard' Say Experts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A group of health experts are campaigning to reduce the amount of sugar added to food and soft drinks as part of an effort to reverse the UK's obesity...

Poorna Bell

What Is The 4:3 Diet? | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Our Say No To January campaign is meant to be a total ban on diets during this particular month, but in light of all the buzz around the 4:3 diet, we ...

Top 10 Secrets of Healthy Weight Loss (That Don't Involve Dieting)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

This year, the HuffPost UK Lifestyle team is saying no to January. That means, saying no to diets, calorie restriction, detoxing and juice cleanses. ...

The Christmas Calorie Booze Chart: How Are You Doing?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

By the end of the festive season, Britain will have consumed 2 billion calories just from drinking alone. We have no trouble believing this - if the J...

Your Christmas Meal In 200 Calories

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

This feature won't stop you - or us, for that matter - from ploughing face first into the Christmas pudding, but we were really intrigued to find out ...

Don't Turn Your Diet Into a Round of The Hunger Games

Emily Maguire | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Maguire

Maintaining a stable blood sugar level is one of the keys to success when embarking on a weight loss journey, as this is what can trigger cravings, increase your appetite, and leave you feeling extremely fatigued.

Revealed: How The Recession Has Affected Our Eating And Drinking Habits

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Struggling households are turning to cheaper, fattier food to help keep bills down in the wake of the recession but the quality of produce is plummeti...

20% Fizzy Drink Tax Would Help The Fight Against Obesity

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A 20% sugary drink tax would cut the number of overweight or obese people in the UK by 285,000, researchers say. A tax on the drinks - which the ex...

Why Most Mainstream Diets Are Doomed To Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

"Dieting is an obsessive business," says Clark Russell, "filled with false hope, humiliation, effort, self-consciousness, desire and to top it off, ab...

Government Must Prioritise Portion Size Problem

Simon Gillespie | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Gillespie

Nearly two-thirds of UK adults are overweight or obese. So are a third of our children. It's a problem that isn't going away and it has severe consequences for the health of millions across the UK. So we need new approaches to tackling the causes of obesity.

Poorna Bell

Is Soup Really The Answer To Long Term Weight Loss? | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The ding of microwaves is in the air, which can only mean one thing: the season of soup has begun. But can our most beloved of winter dishes also be t...

Is Exercise Making You Fat?

The Huffington Post UK | Alice Harvey | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why, after a gruelling gym session, you're still not the svelte, toned version of yourself you might have envisioned? Well, you're not a...

My 21 Day 5,000 Calorie CARB Challenge

Sam Feltham | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Feltham

For this next 21 day experiment I will be eating 1 calorie less a day than last time at 5,793 calories a day of cereal, bread, pasta, sugary drinks and chocolate!

Behold The 9,000-Calorie Kraken Burger!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The world's most expensive burger accolade may go to the $5,000 Fleur de Lys in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, but one man may have just ordered one of the ...