Diets

Low FODMAP Recipe: Thai-Style Tofu Noodles

Emer Delaney | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

With the weather looking to hot up this week and many people bringing out their BBQ's and picnics, I wanted to share one of my favourite summer recipes with you. My Thai-Style Tofu Noodles are a great alternative for a tasty, light summer lunch or as an exiting side dish for your BBQ.

Low FODMAP Diet: Warm Halloumi and Potato Salad

Emer Delaney | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

This Mediterranean warm halloumi and potato salad is the perfect lunch on a hot summer's day. It's quick and easy to make, spicy and full of flavour and, whether your guests are meat lovers or vegetarians, they'll LOVE IT!! It's also perfect for anyone following a low FODMAP diet such as people with IBS or digestive disorders.

Low FODMAP Recipe: Courgette and Lemon Risotto

Emer Delaney | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

This courgette and lemon risotto is sublime. It's healthy, tasty and full of nutrients, meaning that you'll look great, feel great and, best of all, it's not a diet so no restrictions. Just healthy choices.

Our Unhealthy Obsession With 'Weight Loss': Why Diets Don't Work, and How They Could Actually be Making Us Fatter

Sarah Leighton | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Leighton

People follow quick fix diets which are designed for body builders, weight category athletes or physique athletes, but these are not sustainable long term. People do not consider the context for which diets, or pieces of research are intended.

Why Diets Are a Waste of Time

Sarah Tinsley | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tinsley

Here we go again. Amidst the gloom of a drop in temperature, dark mornings and evenings, we are being pedalled false promises on the back of yet more 'wonder diets' that will magically transform us all from sofa-bound blubbers to lean muscular nymphs. Why are we still falling for this nonsense?

Everything You Need To Know About The Sirtfood Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A diet that promises to let you eat chocolate, drink red wine and guzzle coffee now exists. And if you follow it right, you can reportedly lose up to ...

If You're Sick of Dieting, Here's the Alternative

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

There is no way that watching what you eat for a couple of weeks is going to change your life. It might make you feel good that you're doing something about your weight, but it's never going to lead to achieving a long-term healthy weight. The reason is that most diets are about the short-term.

Woman Loses 10 Stone After Making This Super Simple Change

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dieting is a journey - and a tough one at that. It can be easy to give into temptation and when you do, it can be even easier to hate yourself. But...

Stop Telling Women They Can't Be Fat and Fit

Julie Creffield | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

Weight gain and the inability to lose weight easily happens also for a range of complex reasons. Telling fat women that take regular exercise that they are doing this in vain, is nasty and vindictive and in my opinion dangerous.

Top Five Worst Celeb Diets/Products to Avoid in 2016

Sian Porter | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Porter

With so many blogs, diet books, weight loss 'experts' and celebrity-endorsed products on the market, it is worth considering whether someone is simply profiting on your dreams and all you're going to lose is your hard-earned cash.

The Can't Be Arsed Workout for Busy Parents

Sarah Turner | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Parents
Sarah Turner

Weight lift children who are refusing to move of their own accord (it's not really possible to do reps here, you simply have to carry them forever unless you can find some bribes in the change bag).

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

Layne Lieberman | Posted 21.07.2016 | 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 19.06.2016 | 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 18.06.2016 | 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 14.06.2016 | 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 11.06.2016 | 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 13.05.2016 | 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.