Why Every Little Counts When it Comes to Weight Loss

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

We all know that feeling, when at first you lose a few pounds and then your weight loss plateaus, or simply doesn't seem to be getting anywhere. It can be disheartening, and make you feel as though that goal is unattainable. But, the truth is that even a modest weight loss can have an impact on our health and here's why...

I Got My Arms Out And No One Died!

Debz Aiken | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Debz Aiken

You know what... I have worn sleeveless dresses and got my fat arms out on very many occasions, and you know what - the world kept turning!!! Me wearing a dress didn't cause any big problems, no one died and my day panned out much the same.

Carbs: What Is the Difference Between Good Carbs and Bad Carbs!?

Amanda Byram | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Amanda Byram

In this video I talk about a very popular and sometimes confusing topic. CARBS! I explain the difference between simple and complex carbs aka fast and slow. I also explains the do's and don'ts of adding this vital nutrient into your diet and why TOWIES 'No carbs before Marbs' motto is NOT the long term answer to your best body.

Why We Need to Stop Ignoring Childhood Obesity

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Parents
Dr Sally Norton

It is hard to give a good example to our kids when our own eating behaviour and body image have been skewed by years of yo-yo-dieting, misleading health advice and media pressure. If we develop a better relationship with healthy eating and exercise, then not only will our own bodies benefit, but our children will have a great example that they can learn from.

France's Ban On Skinny Models Isn't Enough Say Fashion Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

France's government is inching closer to imposing a ban on models deemed to be too thin, but fashion insiders think the new legislation doesn't go far...

The Real Reasons Men Find It Easier to Lose Weight

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

I know I'm not the only one who finds it frustrating that a man simply has to decide to lose weight and it drops off (or so it appears), while so many women have a constant battle with their weight - struggling to lose a few pounds, only to then end up gaining it all back!

10 Reasons Why FAT Runners Walk

Julie Creffield | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

When I first started running I used to stop and walk if I saw anyone I knew, or had to pass busy places. I would also stop and walk up hills through fear of having to stop half way anyway.

11 Things You Need to Stop Apologising for, Right This Second

Leyah Shanks | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leyah Shanks

We've been subliminally taught to hate so many things about ourselves it's sickening. Unless we fit into a very narrow mould of what we're "supposed" to look like, we feel this unrelenting need to apologise for it. Why? What would happen if we gave it all a defiant middle finger and stopped buying into these constructed norms of what's beautiful?

These Are The Most Obese Countries In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Around one in every four adults in the UK is obese, but how do we size up compared to the rest of the world? A new map indicates that the global ob...

How Your Weekend Lie-In Could Be Damaging Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After a tough week at work, it's tempting to turn off the alarm and lie in late at the weekend. But having a drastically different sleep pattern at...

If Obesity Is A Disability 'Big Food' Must Pay The Costs.

Rob Blakeman | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

This indefatigable siege has resulted in generations of abnormally sized families and these peddlers of this artificial garbage must be held accountable. Vast profits must be redistributed for justice to be served.

Mystery Illness Makes Woman Double In Size

SWNS | Tom Belcher | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A mystery health problem caused a make-up artist became a "human waterbed" after she doubled in size in just six months. Petite Laura Pell, 34, wei...

'Tell A Friend They're Fat Day' - Life-Saving or Humiliating?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Plus-size campaigners are less than impressed by a weight loss expert's suggestion that today should become national 'Warn A Friend They're Fat Day'. ...

Your Body Your Rules

Rivkie Baum | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rivkie Baum

On the 7th of January. That is this Wednesday, midway through the worst week of the year. Self styled, weight loss expert Steve Miller has proposed a 'Warn a Friend They're Fat Day'. 'Warn', seriously Steve? Do you know a single fat person who doesn't know they are fat?

Quick Fix Diet Plans... It Is a No From Me

Rivkie Baum | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rivkie Baum

Now I don't knock Denise's weight loss. The fact that she is feeling better than she has in ages is great - but the truth is Lighter Life is possibly one of the most extreme diets out there. A meal replacement diet, that substitutes food for powdered potions at highly inflated prices is no sensible way to make lifestyle alterations.

'We Are Killing Ourselves': Britain's Obesity-Fuelled Cancer Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As many as one in four people in the UK are thought to be obese, and it seems all that extra weight is have a serious impact on the nation's health. ...

Photo Project Shows How Quick We Are To Judge Overweight Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Haley Morris-Cafiero is regularly stared at in the street due to her weight and she's taken pictures to prove it. In 2013 the photographer release...

Six Ways to Fend Off the Winter Blues

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

With the clocks going back on the 26th and the nights drawing in, leaving for work in the dark and getting back post sunset is a sure fire way to drain our energy levels and leave our mood as grey as those rainy skies. Here are some quick tips for boost your mood this autumn...

'Hey Fatty Boom Boom'

Kirsty Lemare | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Lemare

I beg you. Don't buy the mags with the fat shaming on the front, don't click the link with Kim K's rear on it (seriously, she is tiny in real life) and don't buy a size smaller then you are in embarrassment at what the till people will think of your actual size (just me?). The sooner we stop, the sooner we all smile a bit more, and nothing is more beautiful than that.

How Being Overweight Could Increase Your Risk Of Cancer

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Obesity is often linked with diabetes and heart disease, but now being severely overweight has been linked with cancer too. People who are overwei...

The Truth About Fattist Folk

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

Fattist folk are just unhappy people. That's the truth of it. Happy people don't have prejudices because they don't spend their time fixated on the people that surround them. They just live their own happy lives. All prejudice comes from a deeply unhappy place inside ourselves.

Lose a Little Weight and Keep It Off Says the NHS

Louise Graham | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Stop thinking that the next new diet fad is the Holy Grail and start making small lifestyle changes. Boring and sensible, perhaps, but it works and you can stop obsessing about food and get on with your life.

Why You Don't Really Have a Weight Problem

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bernadette Rock

I'm fed up to my teeth with diets and deprivation as a way of managing weight and food. It's time to move beyond a focus on food plans and diets, and start addressing the emotions, habits and situations that lead to your unhealthy eating.

Woman Sheds Six Dress Sizes After Overhearing 'Heavy Girl' Remark

SWNS | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who is a shareholder in a fitness equipment business spent years making jokes about how she could do with using the equipment herself, and fin...

Ladies, It's Okay to Want to Shed Fat

Julia Buckley | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Buckley

People can be happy (and healthy) while having large amounts of fat on their bodies. Of course they can. But, I can't say I've ever met anyone who got fitter and shed excess fat who said it made them less happy with their body.