Diets

Superfoods: Miracle Foods or a Waste of Money?

Sian Breslin | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

The Superfood! Does it wear spandex and emit powers from its fingers like any good superhero? Does it have a separate identity that only comes out when danger strikes? Will it save the day when junk food rears its ugly head? ... "There's no official definition of what makes a superfood"

Why Curvy Girls Have Better Sex

Katy Horwood | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

It's not being fat or thin that gets people laid, it's believing they can and knowing they are sexy. Sexiness isn't about counting calories and constant self-doubt it is about self belief and sometimes saying, 'Sod the diet, give me wine! Give me cheese! Give me chocolate!'

Five Quick Steps to Your Little Black Dress

Realbuzz.com | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

If you've been longing to slip into a little black dress and feel confident and sexy when you do so, check out our seven quick steps that will help you tone, sculpt and banish unwanted bulges. Our top tips will reveal quick exercises you can do regularly so that you can transform your body without having to spend hours working out...

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...

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.

Fitness Apps Have Risks

Danielle Lowe | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Since New Year magazines poured into our shops and onto our mobile devices they've all seemed keen to tell us about one thing: fitness apps to help you with that 'New Years resolution'.

WaTCH: 10 Tips To Stop Overeating

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us will have spent Christmas sat in front of the television scoffing chocolates, mince pies and turkey sandwiches. And - as we all know wh...

10 Tips for January Weight Loss

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

It's that time of year where it seems like everyone is talking about being healthier and losing weight. But if you're like most people, the good intentions never seem to translate into success and each January you're back wondering which diet to go on next.

WATCH: How Did This Guy Lose Weight By Only Eating McDonalds?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It may sound like the dream diet free from calorie-counting, but there's more to why John Cisna, an American school teacher based in Iowa, lost weight...

Girls, Get Running!

Liz Yelling | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Sport
Liz Yelling

I started running when I was nine years old and have really never stopped. My running life has been amazing and has taken me to two Olympic Games and some of the world's top races. I'm also a busy Mum but running is still very much a part of my life. I know it's not like that for everyone. I meet many women who say running simply isn't for them. More often that not they'll say they don't have time, they are not built to run, they don't like running or they simply 'can't' run...

Christmas Food Swaps

Hayley Newton | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley Newton

Christmas is a time for enjoying yourself and relaxing but that doesn't mean that you have to gain weight. Here are some 'cheat' ideas to help you avoid piling on the pounds WITHOUT feeling that you're missing out! It can be done and here's how...

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.

Avoid Like The Plague: Worst Celebrity Diets For 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In the past year we've had the cotton ball diet, the corset diet and the eating light bulbs diet (okay, that last one was made up) but the official au...

The Cotton Ball Diet Is Utterly Heinous

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The cotton ball diet is the latest to be touted as the demon diet that parents need to be wary of, after footage of teens dipping said balls in juice ...

Why High Achievers Often Struggle to Lose Weight

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

The paradox of long-term weight loss is that going faster and pushing harder don't work. As difficult as it may be for the success-oriented high achiever, the answer is to do the opposite. Slow down and take it easy.

Celebrity Diet Tips From Malin Akerman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Actress Malin Akerman, as you may have noticed from The Watchmen, Rock of Ages and Couples Retreat, has an amazing body but also manages to exude this...

10 Flat Belly Tricks

Realbuzz.com | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

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.

The Men Who Made Us Thin: A Review From a Health Professional

Sam Feltham | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Feltham

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.

How a Purposeful Diet Can Help You Achieve a Six Pack

Zahra Razavi | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Unless you eat the right types of food and manage your consumption of fat and sugar, any efforts you make to lose weight are likely to prove fruitless. Consider the following ways in which a carefully constructed diet can contribute towards that desirable a six pack.

Wimbledon Diets: What Are The Top Tennis Players Eating?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A peek at the diets that Wimbledon players have to undergo has confirmed that a) we're glad we gave up tennis practice at the age of 15 to go and smok...

Women Over 40: The Truth About Weight Loss

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

The irony is that even though most women over 40 fail to lose weight and keep it off using this approach, they still think that deprivation and suffering is the key to weight loss. They rationalise that previous failures were due to insufficient commitment or willpower.

Coping With Hunger When You're Trying to Lose Weight

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

What should you do when you're trying to lose weight, and you feel hungry? This is a common situation that many people come across. And working out a good response to hunger is crucial to successful weight loss.

The Unenthusiastic Dieter - The Brutal Honesty of a 4-Year-Old

Mette Poynton | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

In the past month, I've had quite a few people ask me nicely how my diet is going... my responses have included, "Leave me alone", "That's none of your business" and "Ah, that's my landline ringing, gotta get it, Byeee".

Want to Lose Weight? Relax...

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Does the thought of trying to lose weight make you feel stressed? You're not alone. And in my experience, getting stressed about your weight loss is one of the biggest obstacles to success. People who get stressed about their weight loss are much more likely to give up.

'Diets Are Sad'... Quit the January Detox!

Nadia Mendoza | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nadia Mendoza

What if we boycott these headlines and revolutionise the way we think about diets? What if we create new year resolutions that allow us to achieve things instead of denying ourselves?