If you've been adhering to a strict healthy eating and fitness plan for a while but are failing to see the results, it may be time take a look at what is sabotaging your success. From dieting blunders to physical factors, check out the top 10 reasons why you're not losing weight.
What people eat can change, though, and people's ability to engage in healthy eating is influenced by the social environment. This includes factors such as marriage, cohabitation, friendship and general social interaction...
Losing weight isn't easy, especially when you're surrounded by diet saboteurs. Check out the 10 most common fat traps and how you can avoid them...
As Week Three draws to a close, some things have got a lot easier, while others are getting increasingly difficult...
In an attempt to find out whether healthy living is all it's cracked up to be, I'm switching wine and pizza for green juice and lentils for a month, along with a whole lot of yoga, exercise, meditation and general mind, body and soul feeding. It's week two, and I'm getting the hang of this. Almost.
If you want to fit into your dress for a big night out, amp up your glamour and confidence by eating some of these LBD-friendly foods. The seven foods listed below will help you to combat any bloating you're suffering from and they'll also aid your digestion.
It's a win, win formula. If you eat healthily and exercise, you'll look great. Cutting calories, dieting etc., they DON'T work!
This summer I noticed a growing number of 'helpful' programs on how to cook on a tight budget. The need for such advice couldn't be greater, with ever increasing numbers turning to food banks to provide them with the essential ingredients they need to survive. And yet, with the demand for useful information so high, the most reasonable suggestion has yet to be forcefully made.
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!
Within six weeks you will notice that your body has become noticeably leaner and firmer. Additionally, you will have broken out of the yo-yo diet syndrome and by sticking to your new-found healthy regime, you will see your dress size falling instead of rising.
The media, be it periodicals or the internet, are notorious for feeding us latest diets, allegedly responsible for the fortunate looks of this or that celebrity. Television is flooded with sometimes baffling adverts of over-processed yet supposedly healthy products such as cereals or sugary yogurts.
I have been gobsmacked that this diet has not only received a "hero's welcome" by the media masses, but has not been discredited by now; I suspect it will once all the hype and euphoria have subsided and people realise that calorie restrictive diets don't work.
From a slightly flabby tummy to undefined arms, there tends to be one area of our bodies even the fittest of us dislike. This article will show you how to get your best body ever.
'Eat clean' just makes me want to eat unclean. Don't get me wrong: I try and make sure those nutrient boxes are ticked throughout the day; that the bulk of my calorie intake comes from nutritious food. But I don't want to eat mackerel for breakfast. However, if the food purists are to be believed, that's what you have to do.
If you can change the triggers and the behaviours (so that the new behaviours become a habit) you will start losing weight naturally. Because your habits have changed, the weight loss should be for the long-term.
A brain chemical called dopamine may be responsible for more of your choices than you think. This much-misunderstood neurotransmitter, whose original function was to ensure our survival, has been somewhat hijacked by the modern world, meaning that more of us are likely to fall prey to addiction and other unwanted behaviours.