Healthy Weight Loss Articles

Five easy steps to lose lockdown pounds without dieting

Five easy steps to lose lockdown pounds without dieting

During the first lockdown, according to recent research, almost half of us in the UK gained 5lbs. For me, this was true too. On average, our Italian and French cousins gained 4.2 lbs and 5.5 lbs, and I’m sure the picture is the same across the rest of Europe too....

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How to easily lose Christmas pounds

How to easily lose Christmas pounds

Mmmm all of that yummy, rich Christmas food and drink was so delicious. So tasty, so tempting and so enjoyable. Until that is you got on the scales. Arghhh. BUT I'd like for you to change that 'Arghhh' into, 'It's all OK.' But how does this relate to easily losing...

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Smoothies – Are they good for you?

Smoothies – Are they good for you?

I am a great fan of smoothies—but not all smoothies are created equal. To understand the difference between smoothies that are beneficial and smoothies which could lead to weight gain, means looking at the nutritional content of a smoothie. Which smoothies are good...

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A guide to fasting. How fasting can improve your health

A guide to fasting. How fasting can improve your health

Curious about fasting, but not sure how or where to start? Read on to discover how fasting can improve your health as well as help weight loss. What is fasting? Since the dawn of time, people have fasted for both religious and health reasons. More recently, fasting...

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Why do supermarkets add sugar to ready-meals?

Why do supermarkets add sugar to ready-meals?

Ready-meals have cast-off their old image of cheap, instant food. Today the most popular ready-meals are the fresh, premium ranges found in the refrigerated section. These are marketed as a delicious option that we can all enjoy. But if they are supposedly the best,...

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How eating breakfast can help you to lose weight

How eating breakfast can help you to lose weight

Breakfast like a KingLunch like a PrinceDine like a Pauper Why eating breakfast is good for you Eating breakfast, as this old proverb indicates, is still the most important meal of the day. Several different scientific studies (see below) have shown this to be true....

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Detoxify your body with a Body Cleanse

Detoxify your body with a Body Cleanse

Your body is awesome in so many ways. It knows and does things without you consciously thinking about it. It has the most amazing healing abilities too and, remarkably, it continues to function extremely well even in adverse conditions like carrying excess weight, a...

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Have you been sold weight loss myths?

Have you been sold weight loss myths?

Day and night we are sold the idea of weight loss, cleverly presented in persuasive TV Ads. Yet these ads are often based on myths: not the facts about weight loss. In this article uncover 6 of the biggest weight loss myths and learn the facts.

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Cinnamon can help with weight loss

Cinnamon can help with weight loss

I love how cinnamon adds a sweet, rich flavour to both sweet and spicy dishes. It also has powerful health benefits including helping to regulate blood sugar levels which can help with weight loss.

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How to stop comfort eating in the evening

How to stop comfort eating in the evening

Comfort eating—raiding the fridge when we get home—usually ends with us feeling dismayed, sad or angry with our behaviour. It feels like a compulsion and it can also lead to weight gain. Discover how to change this habit so you are no longer driven to do this.

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How good sleep can help you become slimmer

How good sleep can help you
become slimmer

Leptin and Ghrelin are hormones that control our appetite and hunger. Poor sleep can adversely effect the quality of our sleep and may lead to weight gain—so improving our sleep not only helps us feel better, it can also help us become slimmer too.

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Can stress cause weight gain?

Can stress cause weight gain?

We are living a stressed-out world and it’s causing havoc with our weight. Learn what happens in the body when we are stressed and discover 5 Tips to let go of stress, stay calm and slim.

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Does Eating Bread Cause Problems?

Does Eating Bread Cause Problems?

I grew-up just a few doors down from a local baker and the aroma of freshly baked bread is still evocative of that time, yet eating bread today for me is challenging for like so many I am now intolerant to gluten. Find out more about the potential problems of eating bread.

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Are you drinking enough water?

Are you drinking enough water?

Drinking 8 glasses of water a-day has become a mantra to many – but as glass sizes vary so much – how much is this really? Does it really make a difference to weight loss?

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It’s not JUST the food you eat…

It’s not JUST the food you eat…

It’s not just what you eat that leads to weight gain and difficulties in losing weight – find out what else may be getting in your way of returning to your natural, healthy weight.

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Are You Confused About Carbs?

Are You Confused About Carbs?

When people talk about carbohydrates (carbs), they think of grains and sugars—which they are—but vegetables and fruit are also carbs. Learn more about how your carb choices impact on your weight.

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