Dieting

The Unexpected Downside to Being Slim

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bernadette Rock

What would you say if I told you that the reality of being slim can be scary and therefore we sometimes resort to being fat, either regaining weight or holding onto our extra weight?

Lose a Little Weight and Keep It Off Says the NHS

Louise Graham | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Stop thinking that the next new diet fad is the Holy Grail and start making small lifestyle changes. Boring and sensible, perhaps, but it works and you can stop obsessing about food and get on with your life.

This Guy Lost Half His Body Weight After Being Forced To Use A Seatbelt For Pregnant Women

NCJMEDIA SYNDICATION | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A super slimmer has lost almost half his body weight after knocking takeaways and binge drinking on the head. David Hudson steadily crept up to 34 ...

10 Diet Tips For Men

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men: take heart. When it comes to dieting, you beat us women hands down. You're more disciplined, focussed and you don't say things like: "I need that...

Five Food Habits We Don't Really Talk About

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bernadette Rock

As much as we want to believe that weight loss and dieting is easy, it's not. From my own personal experiences and listening to my clients, I've identified five of the most stubborn habits that can keep you locked in an unhealthy relationship with food...

Why Eating Biscuits for Breakfast Is a Bad Idea

Louise Graham | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Whether it's sweet biscuits washed down with liquid sugar (juice) for breakfast or shop bought leftovers for lunch and dinner, reframing the way you see your food goes a long way to achieving the slim body you desire.

What Your Diet and Exercise Plan Is Missing

Laura Agar Wilson | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Agar Wilson

I threw out diet 'rules' and started to do what felt good in terms of moving my body rather than sticking to a set exercise routine. But I was still over eating on an evening, bingeing when I felt stressed or snacking to distract myself from other things. That was when I had my light bulb moment...

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting or Eliminating Food Groups

Nowreen Nazmi | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nowreen Nazmi

In my early 20s, a friend took me to her gym, where I decided to weigh myself. The number on the scale horrified me so much that I immediately started to make better choices around eating and continued to exercise almost everyday.

Is Sugar Evil?

Laura Agar Wilson | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Agar Wilson

The World Heath Organisation has suggested that the recommended maximum daily intake of sugar should be halved, stating that we should be aiming for sugar to be no more 5% of our calorie intake for the day. I have several issues with that statement.

Fending off 'Flaboteurs': How to Stick to Your Diet and Fitness Guns in the Face of Friendly Fire

Julia Buckley | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Buckley

When you first embark on healthier lifestyle you're not the only one who needs to make adjustments - those around you have to get used to the new you too. Even though eating a more nutritious diet and exercising regularly are clearly positive changes, you may well come up against resistance from other people and it's important to pre-plan how you'll deal with it.

How to Maintain Your Weight After Dieting

Louise Graham | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Want to stay slim long term? Simple - eat real food, limit added sugar and fat, and get used to feeling hungrier than usual. Weight loss triggers the release of ghrelin, an appetite stimulating hormone, and it takes six months of weight maintenance for levels to return to normal.

Change Your Eating Habits and Watch Your Weight Plummet

Louise Graham | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Stop turning to sugary, fatty foods or alcohol to cheer yourself up. Try finding value in all that life throws at you. It boosts self esteem and makes you less inclined to want to fill your body with mood enhancing foods. Even your dieting hunger pangs can be seen as having an upside - they are an encouraging sign that you are losing weight, so do not rush to stifle them.

Let's Talk About Food, Baby

Sophia Parsons | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Parsons

The notion of food and eating is a complicated business, particularly for us females. It is probably one of the topics we discuss the most. A friend recently sent me an article that was depicting common girl thoughts and habits when it came to food. It made statements such as 'becoming emotional once you've finished your food',

Boot Camp Diet Means Eating Well, Without Thinking Or Suffering

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ok, so it's February, the New Year's resolutions long since slipped back through the door, the rain still hitting the pavement, the yearning for a sal...

Ladies, It's Okay to Want to Shed Fat

Julia Buckley | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Buckley

People can be happy (and healthy) while having large amounts of fat on their bodies. Of course they can. But, I can't say I've ever met anyone who got fitter and shed excess fat who said it made them less happy with their body.

This Spring Lose Weight and Actually Keep It Off

Louise Graham | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

The only diets that have been proven effective for long term weight loss focus on higher amounts of protein and vegetables, and limit carbohydrates to those that are harder to digest. Current government nutritional recommendations for a healthy diet are for 15% of your calories to come from protein, 35% from fat and 50% from carbs.

How to Lose Weight for Good

Louise Graham | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Short term faddy diets are not the answer. They almost always lead to rebound weight gain because your appetite remains raised until you have maintained your new lower weight for at least six months. The key to becoming slimmer is to adopt a lifestyle diet that helps you permanently change your eating habits.

20 Funny Quotes About Diets, Health And Fitness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

SEE ALSO: Five Ways To Reduce The Amount You Read About Sugar 10 Funny Quotes About New Year's Resolutions Hate all the pressure to start the ...

Good Nutrition Is Only Skin Deep- But Most People Don't Know That

Rob Blakeman | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Did you know that the skin is the largest organ of the human body? Maybe not but we all know that the food we eat impacts on our well being, our energy levels, our immune system and so on but not all of us give consideration that what we eat has a huge impact on our facial complexion.

Now Is Not the Time to Diet

Farrah Storr | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Farrah Storr

Here's a thought. Don't diet. Not now. January is dark. It's too cold to lug yourself round the park in your shorts and T-shirt. Only the blandest fruit and vegetables are in season and besides, you're scientifically hard-wired to fail.

The Ice Cream and Chocolate Diet!

Colin McQuistan | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

OK ladies, if you're like me you've probably eaten ten times your body weight in incredible xmas fare and now need to go on a diet, and like me you hate diets cos they generally suck. But I have devised a special myfoodeeblog diet plan where you can have chocolate and ice cream every day and still lose weight!

Battle of the Post-Christmas Bulge

Kamontip Evans | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Are my clothes shrinking in the wash or what? Following non-stop dinner and cocktail parties over the Christmas/New Year period - with over-indulgence in food and drink and little rest - the evidence is now on display. A bulge at the waistline, skin filling out in the wrong places, extra layers added to chin and thighs.

Choose Your New Year Diet Carefully, You May Get More Than You Bargained For

Louise Graham | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

The Christmas festivities are finally over and you have been left with an unwanted gift. Yes, you guessed it: a few extra pounds and you can't even take them back to the store to get a refund or credit note. But that's no problem is it? Just start on one of those trendy celebrity-endorsed diets that guarantee a slender body in no time at all.

Poorna Bell

Recipes From The UK's First Paleo Restaurant

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Paleo diet, or eating like a caveman, isn't just about weight loss, it's about a way of eating healthily. If Holly Redman, the chef behind Pure Ta...

Weight Loss: Ten Tips for Getting Through the Christmas Party Season

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Christmas can be a difficult time if you're trying to lose weight. It's all the parties, the mince pies, the chocolates and of course alcohol which make it so hard to stay on track. The usual response is to think "I'll just deal with my weight after Christmas". But do you really want to get to New Year's day, step on the scales and see that they're up five pounds? Of course not.