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.
While healthy eating and exercise are the best ways to stay in good shape, sometimes we could all do with a little helping hand. If you're bored of conventional diet advice and fancy trying something new, check out these seven strange tricks that will help you to lose weight.
The power of the media and our utter obsession with celebrities and being just like them has a profound effect on our eating habits, causing children as young as 10 years old to adapt eating disorders. This is not healthy. The louder we can shout that #dietsdontwork and promote living and eating a healthy lifestyle the better.
Most women have experienced the feeling of being bloated at some point in their lives. However, for some it can be a recurring problem, leading to frequent discomfort and embarrassment. To help beat bloating and get the flat stomach you've dreamed of, check out these 10 de-bloating tips.
It's the same story from increasingly more people I encounter from day to day in my job as a trainer and health consultant. These people we all know whose weight problem is everyone's fault but their own.
I thought Peretti and his team did a good job of exposing the quick fix diet industry but didn't show the other side of the industry where you have some amazingly passionate and purposeful professionals who are truly helping people in a well thought out structured manner which is what essentially a diet is. Diet after all is just a 4 letter word for what you eat.
Ateronon, a once-a-day lycopene product, is fast becoming the most talked about supplement in the natural health sector. It contains the revolutionary ingredient LactoLycopene. This compound is better absorbed by the human body than the natural form of lycopene found in tomatoes - a key component of the health-giving Mediterranean diet.
On 5 August, a select group of scientists, members of the media and gastronomes will be invited to try their first taste of in vitro meat at a ceremony in London... It may surprise readers to learn that, among the funders of in vitro meat development in various countries - although not of this particular project - is Peta.
I brace myself upon entering the shared student kitchen for the first time at uni. I await all kinds of horrendous sights, but above all, the notorious baked beans.But alas, my anxiety is unnecessary, in fact, the whole moment is an anti-climatic disappointment...
Many say the relationship with junk food is totally controlling their lives and that they feel disempowered and unable to break free. Buying it is a compulsion, even though they know that it will lead to an inevitable gorging, followed by self-loathing and despair. This sounds remarkably like an addiction to me.
Hormones also have a huge impact on fat loss. The calories you eat are processed, stored and utilized very differently depending on your hormone balance. Someone who is stressed, tired, dehydrated and eating inappropriate foods for their body type (irrespective of calories) will not have optimal digestion, absorption or body composition.
A high protein diet usually requires an increase in protein intake at the cost of other foods, which can be valuable in a number of ways. Because protein takes longer for the body to process than most other types of food, you'll continue to feel full for longer after eating a protein-rich meal.
When did fat become fashionable? Well I would say around July 2011, the same time Victoria's Secret Model, and wife to Orlando Blood, Miranda Kerr shed her baby weight 6 months after giving birth and said it was all down 'to a spoon full of coconut oil' and its content of the healthy fat known as Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT's).