Yo Yo Dieting

Yo-Yo Dieting 'Could Benefit Health', Says Expert

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For years, we’ve been told to avoid yo-yo dieting. But now, an expert has said that it could actually benefit health. US biostatistician Dr David A...

Why You Should Ditch Your New Year Diet

Stephanie Bushell | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Bushell

Statistically, 97% of dieters are as big or bigger one year after starting a diet. When the majority fail, there must be more to it than simply lack of willpower. So what is it that happens in our bodies when we drastically restrict food intake?

How I Stopped Yearning for Thinness

Vania Phitidis | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vania Phitidis

Each time I would order different remedies, supplements and special ingredients: cranberry powder, various teas, herbal 'detoxes' etc. I stocked up on the latest superfoods. I had lymph drainage massage and colonic irrigation.

The Ugly Truth About Dieting I Will Tell My Girls

Kim Davies | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kim Davies

This morning my four-year-old walked in on me in the bathroom and caught me mid-diet, eyes downcast with a frown on my face. She followed my gaze and immediately took in the silver scales I was standing on in the middle of the floor, out from their usual hiding place in the cupboard. "Mum, are you measuring yourself?"

What Number Really Defines a Healthy Woman?

Juls Abernethy | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Juls Abernethy

The number on the scale or on the tag on my dress does not define who I am as a woman. I have worked with many women for whom the number on the scale dictates not only their mood for the day but how they feel about themselves as women, wives, girlfriends, mothers etc etc.

Lose Inches From Your Waist for #ZeroWasteWeek

Louise Graham | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

So make your contribution to zero waste week a double whammy. Eat real, fresh foods and cut out highly packaged junk foods, takeaways and soft drinks. It's a win/win situation, you lose inches from your waist and you cut down on waste.

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 Putting Your Diet on Pause Helps You Lose More Weight

Louise Graham | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

If you've ever tried losing weight you'll know those feelings of frustration when you've lost a few pounds and you reach a plateau. It's enough to get you hunting down your favourite snack. So are you really destined for a life of yo-yo dieting and gradually increasing girth?

How to Maintain Your Weight After Dieting

Louise Graham | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Want to stay slim long term? Simple - eat real food, limit added sugar and fat, and get used to feeling hungrier than usual. Weight loss triggers the release of ghrelin, an appetite stimulating hormone, and it takes six months of weight maintenance for levels to return to normal.


Natasha Corrett | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Corrett

The power of the media and our utter obsession with celebrities and being just like them has a profound effect on our eating habits, causing children as young as 10 years old to adapt eating disorders. This is not healthy. The louder we can shout that #dietsdontwork and promote living and eating a healthy lifestyle the better.

New Year - Same Old Nonsense About Obesity

Angela Meadows | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Meadows

No intervention for obesity has been proven to produce clinically significant and sustainable weight loss in the medium- to long-term. Not diet, not exercise, not behavioural interventions, not even bariatric surgery.

Okay, Time to 'Fess Up - How Many Diets Have You Tried?

Kirsty Hanly | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Hanly

Generally, if you're overweight, there's a reason for it, and it's not just as simple as not eating the cake, otherwise you'd have done it by now, right? People who've been on a diet are 'experts' in their field.

Nation Of Yo-Yo Dieters: Why Brits Spend 14 Years Of Their Life On A Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If your ‘diet starts on Monday’ mantra has failed you on many occasions and those good intentions of detoxing go down the toilet when your mid-aft...

Yo-Yonah Hill

Posted 28.02.2012 | Home

Moneyball star Jonah Hill may have been championed for his dramatic weight loss, but it looks like the pounds are creeping back on if his Oscars appea...