Metabolism

Brown Fat - Our Ally in Weight Loss and Diabetes

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

A new study, just out, has given more evidence to support the idea that brown fat could help our fight against obesity and diabetes. Whilst we all know that 'brown is best' when it comes to bread, pasta and rice, did you know that your body is made up of both brown and white fat and brown is better than white here too?

Nutritionists Reveal What To Eat To Help Your Thyroid

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

International Thyroid Awareness Week is all about shining a spotlight on thyroid conditions, but do any of us really know what the thyroid does? Ac...

Yoga Could Help Women With Urinary Incontinence

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An old school yoga programme, designed to improve pelvic health, could help women who suffer from urinary incontinence, according to a new study publi...

Here's Why You Need Sunshine Between 8am And Noon

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A warm ray of sunshine doesn't just instantly make your day and helps you get up easier - it can improve your weight, research suggests. Scientists...

Fat Fathers Likely To Have Fat Children

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Fat fathers may be more likely to produce sons and daughters who struggle with weight, a study suggests. Scientists saw the trend in mice whose fat...

6 Of The Best Fat Burning Foods

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In 2013, diet experts have been focusing on one thing: how to think yourself thin. Forget punishing exercise regiemes and starvation diets, the ke...

Swedish Scientists Shed Light On Early Stage Alzheimer's Disease

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Research suggests that the disrupted metabolism of sugar, fat and calcium is part of the process that causes the death of neurons in Alzheimer's disea...

Ten Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Daniel Bartlett | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Bartlett

If a fast metabolism is not something you were born with, follow these 10 rules to help speed it up.

Why Cold Weather Can Help Us Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Last year, low-temperature weight loss came into vogue, when personal trainer Venice A Fulton published his controversial Six Weeks To OMG diet. No...

Weight Gain: Why It’s Not What You Eat But When You Eat

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Weight may depend as much on when you eat as what, research suggests. The body clock's effect on metabolism could be an overlooked factor driving o...

How Our 'Fat Gene' PROTECTS Us Against Diabetes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A gene that helps beat type 2 diabetes has been discovered in the body's fat cells, according to a group of scientists. Researchers from the Harva...

Why Dieting Is Twice As Hard As You Think…

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re on a calorie-restricted diet, you might want to look away now – because scientists have discovered that losing weight will be twice as h...