If you have opened this article hoping for a miracle one-step solution to long term weight loss which involves eating no carbs after 6pm, fasting twice a week or drinking a particular brand of shake, then I am afraid you will be very disappointed.
Despite malnutrition causing a third of child deaths, new research published this week highlights that nutrition programmes are chronically underfunded - with only 0.37% of total aid spent on basic interventions that are deemed to have huge benefits for children and for economic growth.
As a woman who has conducted a very scientific research project into the inner psyche of sexually active blokes (i.e. has shagged around a bit) I say, with the sort of confidence normally reserved for Adele when she's telling Karl Lagerfeld to do one, that no man has ever seen me in a thong and then changed his mind about putting his willy inside of me. Never.
On 17 May people from all over the world will stand together in support of good food and essential cooking skills. Diet-related diseases are among the world's biggest killers. This year alone, over two million people will die as a result of being obese while over two million children will die from under-nutrition.
Making sobriety your b*tch means you get to be in charge. No, you do not drink. No, you do not think about it. Do not entertain it as option. Your body is not going to go renegade and pour itself a drink. Become obsessed with sobriety. Why is it such a strange suggestion?
Anyone can suffer from thread or varicose veins- nearly half of women and a quarter of men will experience symptoms in their lives. The difference between the sexes, though, is that women seek out treatment. Men typically don't: or at least not until it's too late.
What should you do when you're trying to lose weight, and you feel hungry? This is a common situation that many people come across. And working out a good response to hunger is crucial to successful weight loss.
The media know nothing about what personally makes you happy. You know what your body likes. I am sick of journalists or magazines trying to promote a one size fits all policy. These blood type, eye colour body mass index diets leave you feeling empty and defeated when you can only survive off grapefruit juice for ten minutes.
Even though I was working a number of different jobs at the event and didn't get the chance to attend as many sessions as I would have wanted (hint hint managers), it was still a great chance to assess where the industry is currently at. What I saw was further confirmation of what I had already thought, rather than anything drastically new.
It was late at night when I accidentally consumed dairy, which I am - apparently - deadly allergic to. My tongue swelled up straight away, followed by my lips and throat. I looked in the mirror and tried to decide how serious it was. Probably not very, I thought.
There is little more soul destroying than putting your all into something and seeing no progress. I receive emails and messages daily from frustrated dieters who, despite sticking to their plan 'perfectly', are not seeing any results and are one more disappointing weigh-in away from giving up entirely.
Now in its 6th year, Peixe em Lisboa takes place over 10 days, with cooking classes, wine pairings, chef demonstrations and tasting dishes provided by top Portuguese restaurants.
Can there be a diet more of the moment than the 'Paleo Diet' (OK, the 5:2 diet excepted...)? For the uninitiated (and I don't suppose there can be that many of you by now), it's a dietary (and lifestyle) dictum that encourages us to go back in time and adopt the dietary (and exercise) habits of our ancient hunter-gatherer forebears.
How do you get your iron levels back up the natural way? The best way is to increase your intake of iron rich foods. If you are prescribed iron tablets by your doctor for any reason, please do take them but to avoid getting to that severe point where you would need tablets, include iron rich foods as part of your daily diet.
For the past 40 years fat has been labelled as the bad guy in nutrition but growing evidence is showing that natural fat whether saturated or unsaturated has no detrimental effects on the human body and is actually beneficial for health if anything.
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, here are the top 10 reasons why you're not losing weight.