Diets

New Look Apologises For 'Disempowering' Diet Slogan On Juicing-Themed Night Shirt

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Style

New Look has apologised after coming under fire for the slogan on one of their night shirts. The slogan read: “My heart says donuts but my jeans sa...

Tom Watson Goes On Hunger Strike In Solidarity With Guantánamo Prisoners

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Politics

Tom Watson has gone on hunger strike to show solidarity with two Guantánamo Bay detainees being “slowly starved to death” by Donald Trump. The D...

The Best Apps For Maximising Your Workouts

Jen Barton | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Exercising is hard. Motivating yourself to go on that run or get to the gym - and leaving behind the comfort of your sofa with your pet pooch and pack...

Why It’s Time For Women To Get On The Protein Hype

Claudia Canavan | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You probably associate the word ‘protein’ with weird powders that claim to taste like ‘cookies and cream’ and come in tubs bigger than your he...

How We As Individuals Can Tackle Climate Change

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes the challenge of climate change seems so enormous the natural response is to throw up our hands in despair and assume there’s nothing we c...

Sugar Might Be Sweet, But It Could Also Be Making Us Sad

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Tech

Satisfying our sweet tooth might make us feel better in the short term, but new research has furthered growing evidence that eating sugar is linked to...

Poor Sleep Could Be Causing You To Gain Weight

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech

New research has found that a good night’s sleep isn’t just stopping you from dropping off at your desk, but is also protecting you against adding...

The One Thing You Should Avoid Drinking With Your High Protein Meals

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sugary drinks and high protein meals make a highly unhealthy combination, new research suggests. Consuming the two together impairs energy balance and...

White Bread Is 'Just As Healthy As Brown'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Processed white bread is often shunned by those looking to live a healthier lifestyle, but new research suggests that it may be just as healthy as bro...

7 Things That Might Be Causing Your Bloating

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For many people the feeling of being bloated is a part of daily life and not something that just happens when you’ve really overindulged. Classic bl...

Unhealthiest Supermarket Sandwiches Revealed (Including One With More Fat Than A Big Mac)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re grabbing a sandwich at lunchtime, be sure to check the labels closely. New analysis of some of the nation’s favourite sandwiches has rev...

Swallowable Balloon Helps Obese Patients Lose Over Two Stone In 16 Weeks

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A swallowable balloon could help tackle obesity by making people feel full so they eat less, according to new research. A study found that the Elipse...

How This 45-Year-Old Transformed His Body In Just 12 Weeks

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 45-year-old is telling men they’re never too old to get into shape after he transformed his physique in just 12 weeks. Dad-of-three Ben Jackson h...

8 Perfectly Valid Reasons To Eat More Cheese

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Cheese is utterly delicious, but sadly it’s got a bad rap. According to the British Heart Foundation, there are concerns that eating too much of it ...

Edwina Currie Tweets About Child Poverty, Gets A Swift Lesson In Return

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK

Edwina Currie has been roundly lambasted for suggesting children living in poverty in the UK can’t be going hungry at the same time the country face...

Warning Over Dairy-Free Diets As Charity Claims They Damage Health In Later Life

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve ditched cow’s milk you could be damaging your health. That’s according to the National Osteoporosis Society (NOS), which has warned yo...

Government Sets Out New Guidelines On How Much Sugar Will Be In Your Food

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Parents

The government has today set out ambitious new guidelines to reduce the amount of sugar eaten by children in the UK, on a scale that is reportedly “...

10 Things People Who Are Lactose Intolerant Know To Be True

The Huffington Post | Claudia Canavan | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Food intolerances are hard. While the rest of the world parties on with the deliciously illicit banned treat that tastes good but makes you feel bad, ...

Cheese Fans Rejoice! Your Favourite Snack May Not Be Bad For Cholesterol After All

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than chowing down on a hunk of cheddar after dinner, we’ve got some good news for you. People who eat a lot of cheese do no...

6 Signs You Might Be Lactose Intolerant – And What To Do About It

Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Grabbing stomach pains and the sensation of nausea happen to us all from time-to-time. But when these feelings are no longer limited to being an after...

How I Realised I Had Lactose Intolerance – And What I Did About It

Claudia Canavan | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Life with a food intolerance or allergy isn’t breezy. The realisation that a slice of toast (gluten), spoon of peanut butter (nuts) or a dollop of y...

24 Stone Woman Loses Half Her Weight After Spine Became 'Too Weak To Support Body

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman lost 165lbs (11.7 stone) naturally after obesity nearly broke her back. Lisa Monachos, 31,weighed 340lbs (24.2 stone) and hit 59% body fat aft...

Healthy Food Is 'Cheaper Than Junk Food'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s cheaper to buy healthy and nutritious food than it is to buy processed junk food, new research suggests. A report from the Institute of Economi...

Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes By Regenerating Pancreas, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Following a simple fasting diet could help those living with diabetes, according to a recent study. Brief periods of fasting has been shown to regener...

Yo-Yo Dieting 'Could Benefit Health', Says Expert

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For years, we’ve been told to avoid yo-yo dieting. But now, an expert has said that it could actually benefit health. US biostatistician Dr David A...