Dieting

The Ugly Truth About Dieting I Will Tell My Girls

Kim Davies | Posted 18.09.2014 | 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 16.09.2014 | 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 09.09.2014 | 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 28.08.2014 | 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.

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!