Diets

Do Dietitians Really Eat Bad Foods Like Mac-n-Cheese?

Layne Lieberman | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

So what defines a bad food? When it's loaded with sugar, fat, salt, artificial ingredients, processed with chemicals and/or contains zero nutrition we can safely agree that it's unhealthy.

Woman Lost 11 Stone After Drinking So Much Cider Her Spine Popped Out

PA Real Life | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who weighed 19-stone at 14 and downed 15 pints of cider at the weekend was shocked into losing nearly 11 stone after her spine popped out when...

From Obese To Half Marathon Runner, Without Counting Calories

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Ryan Footit reached 40, he knew his lifestyle had to change. At 5ft 8ins and 330 pounds, Footit was considered obese by doctors and was worrie...

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.

Why I Miss Fad Diets

Sarah Macdonald | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Macdonald

I try to eat a balanced diet. I eat fruit and vegetables every day. I eat meat every other day. I'm aware of the need for legumes and nuts and avocado as my fat. But I just don't have the time or headspace to focus on food full time.

Why Hypnosis and Not Diets Help You to Lose Weight

Steve Miller | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

With UK obesity levels spiralling northwards the diet industry continues to boom. But for many the thought of a rigid diet brings nothing but doom and gloom given that most are straight jacket in nature.

How Effective Is Hypnosis With Weight Loss?

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

How you look is wrapped up with so many other notions and conceptions of yourself and virtually everybody has had concerns about their weight and what other people think about them.

Gut-Friendly Recipes

Josephine A Boyce | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Josephine A Boyce

You may have heard, you may not have, but there's this whispering around those in the know and it's all about Low-FODMAPs. I know I've spoken about my...

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.

My Fight Against Obesity

Pierre Dukan | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Pierre Dukan

I was persuaded that a human's genetic programming was implemented during a period in time where carbohydrates and sugars were not readily available. As such, the fact that they are so prevalent today plays a major role in the obesity epidemic.

Bodybuilder On Chicken Smoothies And Her 150-Eggs-A-Week Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Professional female bodybuilder Rene Campbell has 10% body fat, which by ordinary human standards is phenomenal. But Campbell wants to get it down...

Authoritarian and Motivational Weight Loss Hypnosis Sees Sister Lose Six Stone

Steve Miller | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

"Right now I have to warn you that you are too fat and I am concerned," I explained to my sister. It was the line that made her sit up and listen, and go on to lose six stone. I recall the time I would see my sister struggle because she was carrying too much fat.

The Truth Behind Those Crash Diets

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Most traditional diets are unsustainable, and based on unrealistic expectations of ourselves, and as a result, are destined to fail - leading to that inevitable rollercoaster of weight-loss and weight-gain that we hear so much about.

Why January Crash Diets Don't Work!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Unfortunately we are not all programmed to be gym-bunnies and live off green juice, so come the first of February the gym regulars tend to get their normal routine back, while many of us might find ourselves with a glass of wine in one hand and a slice of pizza in the other, not really understanding how it happened.

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?

Why I Choose to Break Away From Making Resolutions

Kiran Ram | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

Losing weight is not a one-time effort but you can make it that way by creating a new lifestyle. Just don't become sloppy in your evolution process. Aim at better health and nutrition rather than numbers.

What Were The Most Googled Diets Of 2014?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Chances are, you've already Googled something today. And when most of us hear about a new diet, before jumping on board and blowing our wages on expen...

Is The Burn Diet Healthy Or Harmful?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's about this time of year that celebrity diet season begins, and the latest one being touted by the likes of the Daily Mail is the Burn diet, creat...

Pay Me to Lose Weight, Are You Kidding?

Julie Creffield | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

What a waste of a life. All those highs and lows. All those start again Mondays, and "Damn, I've blown it now" moments. Where in this NHS plan is there a mention of health and happiness, or dealing with the psychological side of weight gain, where does it mention being active and learning to love physical activity?

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?

Could These Fad Diets Be Damaging Your Teeth?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've yet to start your bid for that perfect beach body this summer, take note: fad diets could damage your teeth. So while the raw food diet ...

Why Does Television Want Me to Love Yoghurt?

Sophie Alderson | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Sophie Alderson

This is what I've noticed about advertising (it's not a recent development, but I've been having such a dedicated, nightly liaison with Netflix that I've avoided television adverts for quite some time); only women like yoghurt. Particularly, women like eating yoghurt alone, in profile with their eyes shut.

10 Healthy Breakfasts for a Summer Morning

Sian Breslin | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

How easy is it to put on a couple of boiled eggs before going to work? An egg contains approximately 80 calories and contains almost every nutrient in one bite. The white is made mostly of protein and the yolk holds 13 essential nutrients to keep us healthy.

Superfoods: Miracle Foods or a Waste of Money?

Sian Breslin | Posted 09.09.2014 | 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 06.08.2014 | 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!'