Are You Eating Too Much Healthy Food?

Laura Agar Wilson | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Agar Wilson

I love eating and I love food. It's like a hobby. I have no shame in sharing that I very much enjoy everything about food: planning it, shopping for it, preparing it, eating it, tasting it, everything! To me, food will never just be fuel. It will always been something to be enjoyed, and sometimes, I enjoy it just a little too much!

Five Foundations I Had to Learn to Permanently Lose 120 Pounds

Cat Elliott | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

From trial and error and experience in coaching other women in my business, five things that I learnt over the years to put in place as my foundations for successful permanent weight loss (and maintenance) are as follows.

Can You Think Yourself Thin?

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Instead of thinking about losing weight, think about how you will lose weight and keep it off. Most people focus on the losing weight part, and think that once they lose weight, everything will be rosy after that.

Shiitake Mushroom and Cauliflower Soup

Lisa Roukin | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

This soup is quick to make and its full of good nutrients; brothy soups are light and easy for a summer soup. If you add some whole grains, protein and vegetables, it becomes a hearty meal.

Girls As Young As Six Are Dieting Over Body Image Fears

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Back in the day, our six-year-old worries were usually centred around what we were having for tea, who our best friend was or how long we could play o...

10 Unusual Ways To Lose Weight

Steve Miller | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Let's face it, diets often fail badly because we get bored and feel as though we are living in a straight jacket. So with that in mind I wanted to share 10 unusual ways to help you lose weight and keep it off for the long haul.

Sex, Drugs, and Milk Chocolate: Why Fad Diets Fail

Dr. Margaret Leitch | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Margaret Leitch

Looking at the success of fad diet books alone, we might convince ourselves we need to lose weight- and... fast! It's always Fast! Here, I'd like to use some of the findings in cognitive neuroscience and the neurobiology of eating behavior to address, specifically, why fad diets don't work.

Life's Too Short. Eat the Cake!

Vicki Marinker | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

I was brought up to finish everything on my plate - a hangover from my parents' experience of post war food shortages and rationing perhaps, the requirement to be grateful for what you're given and not knowing when you'll get your next decent meal.

What's The Super Shred Diet?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

New year, new fad diet. And this time, we're talking about super shredding. The brainchild of Dr Ian Smith, the Super Shred diet promises to help y...

Bored Of Dieting Already? Make Small Changes Instead

Rachael Phillips | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Phillips

I know this is going to come as a shock to you if you're used to counting calories but not all calories are created equally. It's time to forget totting up the numbers and instead think about how the food you're eating is making you feel and what good it can do to your body.

New Year, New You? No Thanks

Mary_McGill | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After goading us into overindulgence all December long, every January, without fail, the Gods flip the script, beseeching that we filth-spattered selves we have been dragging about for the previous twelve months and replace them with a brand spanking new version of which we can be suitably smug.

Student Loses Six Stone And Drops From 18 To 6

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

One student certainly took the meaning of new year new start to heart after dropping from a size 18 to a 6 and losing six stone. Megan Walker, who ...

The Epiphany

Lisa Edwards | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

Women I consider to be incredible in their personal and professional lives have admitted to me that they're following some kind of mega-control diet like I was, like not eating in the daytime, or restricting their daily calorie intake to near-starvation levels. Why?

Ditch the Diet in 2015! Make a More Meaningful New Year Resolution instead

Kathryn Lovewell | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Lovewell

The more you insist on removing, taking away and forbidding, the more your body and mind will crave whatever you have confiscated. You will want it more (and more and more and more.) This will not create a harmonious relationship between your heart and body.

Why New Year Resolutions Are For Wimps!

Sheila Ware | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Ware

This New Year I have decided things will be different. Not for me the guilt-trip of recrimination that generally follows my orgy of over-indulgence during the Christmas holidays. In short, I have decided that come January I will no longer be making public declarations of unrealistic New Year Resolutions.

The Ugly Truth About Dieting I Will Tell My Girls

Kim Davies | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kim Davies

This morning my four-year-old walked in on me in the bathroom and caught me mid-diet, eyes downcast with a frown on my face. She followed my gaze and immediately took in the silver scales I was standing on in the middle of the floor, out from their usual hiding place in the cupboard. "Mum, are you measuring yourself?"

Dieting and Atheism: Is Thin the New Chaste?

George P. Simmonds | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
George P. Simmonds

And so the case remains that while one half of the world starves the other gladly packs on the pounds. The corpulent noble comes to mind, englutting a dining table laid out by servants a third his weight.

Living Longer, Feeling Great and Losing Weight Is Easy - Just Ask Plants to Help

Nigel Denby | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

Now don't panic, Plant based doesn't mean you need to become a vegetarian. It just means you shift the emphasis from animal foods to plant foods - your meals and snacks need to be heavy on the plant foods and light on the meat, fish, diary or poultry. It's a very simple but amazingly affective diet shift which brings some extraordinary health benefits.

Generation Sweet Stuff - Are We All Sugared Up?

Yasmin Khatun | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Yasmin Khatun

The sugar-less trend seems like it might have long running implications on the way we sell, shop and eat. Things that were once put onto our health barometer, we're now advised to stay clear of. Yogurt, fruit, cereal and so forth are most certainly off the menu. Advised that cereals were the healthy option to start of our day, the healthiest at present, has to be cartoned egg whites.

The Unexpected Downside to Being Slim

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 05.10.2014 | 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.