Weight Gain

Artificial Sweeteners In Diet Fizzy Drinks May Be Making You Gain Weight

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Opting for a diet fizzy drink may seem like the healthier option, but artificial sweeteners used in the beverages may actually be making you gain weig...

How Coffee Can Make You Fat

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

Coffee can make you fat. I know. Some of you will want to block your ears at this information. Sorry, I can't change our biochemistry! Caffeine acts on the adrenal glands by stimulating the production of adrenalin.

Read This Blog Before You Worry About Christmas Weight Gain

Becky Hodgson | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Hodgson

Most of the weight gain you may see straight after New Year's Eve is water weight from the extra salt and carbohydrate consumed through all the meat and chocolate. Yum! So, some might say we should all stop fretting and enjoy the Christmas period for what it is. A time to enjoy ourselves a celebrate another year!

Adult Weight Gain Can 'Increase Cancer Risk By 50%'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Adults who gain a considerable amount of weight between their teenage years and retirement can raise their risk of developing cancer by up to 50%. A n...

E-cigarettes 'Can Help Prevent Weight Gain In Smokers Trying To Quit'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who are worried about weight gain after quitting smoking should try electronic cigarettes, according to a new study. Researchers discovered th...

How Not Being 'Summer Bikini Body' Ready Can Give You a New Sense of Confidence

Tasha Okeke | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Tasha Okeke

I know I'll get the weight off eventually and I may not look as good as I did before and feel as confident when I look in the mirror but I'm more than enough. I'm trying to embrace I just look a bit more curvier and bottom heavy right now. I'm still worthy of self love, acceptance and to still feel truly content within even I'm a few pounds heavier that doesn't take away my worth. And it shouldn't take away yours either.

Lack Of Sleep Can Give You The 'Munchies'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you often find yourself craving food you know you don't need your sleeping habits could be to blame. A new study has found that sleep deprivatio...

Your Relationship Could Be Increasing Your Obesity Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're struggling to maintain a healthy weight you might want to have a word with your partner. A new study has shown that the lifestyle an ind...

Why Eating On The Go Could Make You Pile On The Pounds

PA | By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Eating on the go could lead to weight gain, as it makes dieters more likely to overeat later in the day, new research has suggested. Researchers fr...

Getting Married Before Earning A Degree Could Make You Obese (Apparently)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most young people don't even think about getting married before they head off to university. But for those who do, a new study suggests that it co...

Why Living Next To A Busy Road Could Increase Obesity Risk

PA / The Huffington Post | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Do you live next to a busy road, train track or even under a flight path? If so, it could have an effect on the size on your waistline. A new study...

Revealed: What Foods Make You Lose And Gain Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Regularly making small changes to your diet may have a significant impact on long-term weight gain, according to a new study. Researchers at Tufts...

10-Month-Old Baby Girl Weighs The Same As A Six-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A shockingly obese 10-month-old baby girl in India has weighed in at almost 3 stone, making her one of the heaviest children in the world for her age....

How To Tell If You Have A Thyroid Disorder

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're feeling irritable, exhausted too hot or too cold your thyroid could be to blame. The thyroid gland is located in the neck - it produces h...

Could This Be The Best Way To Lose Weight In Time For Christmas?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Those who hope to lose some weight in time for Christmas should be keeping an eye on when they eat, not just what they eat, according to scientists. ...

How The Sun Could Apparently Help You Lose Weight

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If we ever needed an excuse to indulge in sunshine-filled holidays then this is it. According to scientists, that big yellow ball in the sky could ...

Jet Lag Doesn't Just Affect Our Sleep...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've ever been on long haul flight you'll know jet lag can just make you feel tired, but did you know it might also make you put on weight? Sc...

We Need to Stop Thinking of Women in Terms of Body Parts

Pennie Varvarides | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Pennie Varvarides

I tend to get one of two responses when I mention wanting bigger muscles: a) 'I don't like girls with muscles' or b) 'but you'll look like a man'. The first comment suggests that my body exists solely for the viewing pleasure of that person, the second: that women are supposed to conform to certain socially constructed ideals...

Never Mind the Cream Cakes, What Money-Grabbing Katie Hopkins Really Feeds On Is Attention

Sandra Roycroft-Davis | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandra Roycroft-Davis

AS people begin to understand more and more about the connection between the mind and the body, the realisation is slowly dawning that managing your weight is as much about what goes on inside your head as what you put into your tummy.

Could Dehydration Be The Thing Making You Gain Weight?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling thirsty is your body's way of saying you are already dehydrated. The trick is that you want to keep yourself hydrated throughout the day so th...

Why This Is Bad News For Stressed-Out Women

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After a long, stressful day, the immediate solution is to soothe your nerves with comfort food. But here's something to unfortunately add to your stre...

Don't Let Work Make You Fat!

Rebeca Plantier | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebeca Plantier

Eating habits in the workplace should just be overhauled entirely: more than 65% of those surveyed feel their eating habits are unhealthy. Breakfast on the run and fast food lunches do little to satisfy the appetite until dinnertime, which often prompts afternoon snacking. Enter the fatal attraction of the closest vending machine.

The Secret To Weight Loss Is What You Eat On Weekdays

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's no surprise - we blame takeaways and too much boozing - that people gain weight on weekends, while losing it again during the week. But accord...

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'.

How Not to Gain Weight Over the Holidays

Realbuzz.com | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us think of weight gain as an inevitable result of the festive season. However, you can still enjoy the holidays without piling on the pounds. Here are our top 10 tips on how not to gain weight.