Weight Gain

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.

Can't Weight for Xmas?

Rob Blakeman | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

A better plan then, may be what I encourage all of my training clients to do and that is lose some weight in anticipation that you may 'overeat' a little. That way you could enjoy some of what you fancy over the holidays and come through the whole experience weighing what you normally do.

REVEALED: How You'll Consume More Than 8,000 Calories This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Christmas is that glorious time when you have a Get Out Of Jail Free card to consume absolutely everything and anything you want, justified by that wo...

Fat, Sugar or Carbs: Which Is the Bad Guy?

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

So, when it comes to protecting our health, which foods do we need to cut out or even eliminate? If saturated fat isn't the villain in our diets, what is? The editorial goes on to suggest that sugar and carbohydrates could be the key suspects.

Is Exercise Making You Fat?

The Huffington Post UK | Alice Harvey | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why, after a gruelling gym session, you're still not the svelte, toned version of yourself you might have envisioned? Well, you're not a...


Gina Lyons | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

A few years ago, I went out with a very skinny, Mr Muscle lookalike dude, who ended up dumping me. I found myself with no confidence and due to his dinners of fried food and cheese, FAT. Not 'Channel 5 doc' fat, but a big, chubby size 16.

Is Your Relationship Turning You Into A Chubster?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It's official, there is a third person in your relationship, and it has been identified as your growing gut. A new survey revealed that being in a cou...

Force Fed To Find A Husband

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Young women in West Africa are routinely force fed to help them find a husband, say recent reports. Very slim women are seen as poor and unable to ...

Are Your Bad Sleeping Habits Making you Put On Weight?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

"It sounds logical that if you aren't sleeping well, you might be eating more to compensate for the time you're awake and bored," says Jessica Alexand...

'I Force Feed Myself With Funnel To Gain Weight'

Barcroft | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Pretty 23-year-old Tammy Jung force feeds herself every day with a funnel -- in a bid to become as fat as possible and earn money as a BBW (Big Beauti...

Overweight Women Warned Of Life-Threatening Health Risks During Pregnancy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Obese or overweight women are more likely to develop life-threatening health complications during pregnancy, new research has revealed. Their risk ...

Should Kellogg's Frosties Have Less Sugar?

Zack Cahill | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zack Cahill

We give companies the ability to advertise harmful foods to children in a misleading way. We make healthier food more expensive and harder to come by. We create living environments not conducive to active lives. We then chastise the obese for not exercising their personal choice as if they made that choice in a vacuum.

Sugar vs fat? Know your poison

Glen Matten | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Is the veneer finally beginning to fade on the low-fat hypothesis? Is the pendulum finally swinging away from fat as the harbinger of all things evil, to a new culprit, sugar?