Carbohydrates

Hidden Sugar: Do Baked Beans Have More Sugar Than A Can Of Coke?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sugar is 2014's bogeyman, as stated in our recent article providing 12 easy tricks and tips on how to cut back on your sugar consumption. This swee...

High-Protein Diets Are as Bad as Smoking? Ignore the Headlines, Stick to the Facts

Marek Doyle | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marek Doyle

In one of the most shameless examples of propaganda seen in our generation, the mainstream media went into overdrive with the headlines screaming out that high-protein diets were 'as bad as smoking'. Nothing like sensationalism, eh?

Fat, Sugar or Carbs: Which Is the Bad Guy?

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

So, when it comes to protecting our health, which foods do we need to cut out or even eliminate? If saturated fat isn't the villain in our diets, what is? The editorial goes on to suggest that sugar and carbohydrates could be the key suspects.

Junk Food Could Be As Addictive As Illegal Drugs

PA | PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Junk food really could be addictive and stimulate cravings in much the same way as an illicit drug, a brain scanning study has shown. The findings ...

McDonald’s French Fry Parties Are All The Rage In South Korea (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

A group of schoolchildren were reportedly kicked out of a South Korean McDonald’s after ordering £165 worth of French fries. That’s one heck ...

The Unenthusiatic Dieter - The Jimmy Choo Carrot On A Stick

Mette Poynton | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

I've found the dieting very easy, but finding time to exercise very hard. I find that I make a hundred excuses a week for why I spend my time doing anything but exercising. To make life easier, I've decided that exercising at home must be the answer.

The Truth About Carbohydrates

Daniel Bartlett | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Bartlett

From the Atkins diet to the Dukan plan and every diet in between, people are increasingly learning that carbohydrates are the anti-christ when it comes to weight loss, but is this the case?

The Unenthusiastic Dieter - Surprisingly Chipper

Mette Poynton | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

As I write this piece today, on February 1st 2013, I have lost 12 kilos (that's just over 26 pounds for those who don't do kilos) and I am, as you can imagine, quite chipper about that and very happy with the result.

Time to Lose Weight

Sammy Sultan | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sammy Sultan

The festive period has passed, and yeh sure you had a good time blah blah blah. Yet now a sobering thought as you gear up for a return to the mundane:...

Could Plus-Size Models Stop Women Worrying About Weight?

PA | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

More media images of full-figured models could help break the unhealthy obsession many women have with being thin, new research suggests. Psycholog...

‘Dessert For Breakfast Diet’ – Best Weight-Loss Tip Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It sounds too good to be true, but a group of scientists reckon they’ve figured out how to prevent weight-gain and food cravings – and it involves...

Atkins Backlash: Heart Disease Linked To Low-Carb Diet

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women on Atkins-style diets are putting themselves at risk of heart disease and strokes, experts have warned. Those who regularly eat a low-carbohy...

Why Easter Eggs May Help You Lose Weight

Laura Williams | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Williams

If you have a food weakness, probably best to accept that your long term diet plan needs to include it. Whether your food fix is a chocolate biscuit (or two), a bit of Easter egg, salty chips, or a supersized curry, chances are you need to factor-in the occasional splurge.

Why Coffee And Toast Could Improve Your Sports Performance

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A combination of caffeine and carbohydrates is the key to boosting sports performance, a new study has found. This means that energy drinks such as...