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Slimming Down: How to Lose Weight without Working Out

31Jan

When it boils down to it, losing weight is about losing calories. It is a simple idea, but it is not something that most people can achieve quickly. It might surprise you, but more often than not it is the … Continue reading

  

Bah Humbug! Hope For Christmas Future?

1Dec

Christmas party cheerful friends at having drink and fun

The Christmas and New Year holiday break can be a pretty challenging time for the human body. Many independent factors come together and conspire to give our bodies a pretty good kicking and I am certainly no exception to this … Continue reading

  

Why Microbiotics should be in your diet

21May

Many of us are much more aware of our need for good nutrition than ever before – but even more people are confused and bewildered by the contradicting advice, and ever-emerging string of ‘super foods’ we are advised to include … Continue reading

  

How to eat your way to better fitness

21Apr

If you’re looking to get fit then you cannot ignore your diet. Yes, exercise is important but you can put all the hours in at the gym you like – if you pig out on the wrong foods then your … Continue reading

  

FitBit Breakdown: Watch-Profile Models Compared

26Mar

The current line of FitBit personal activity trackers includes four wrist-worn models: the FitBit Flex, FitBit Charge, FitBit Charge HR, and the FitBit Surge. Although each of them serve a similar purpose, tracking the daily exercise and activity habits of … Continue reading

  

Final design of consistent nutritional labelling system given green light

20Jun

New Food Labelling

People will now find it easier to make healthier choices about the food they eat with the new consistent front of pack nutritional label launched today by Public Health Minister Anna Soubry. This comes after research shows that people can … Continue reading

  

Time to kick start my diet & fitness regime

11Apr

Losing weight, calorie counting and getting fit and healthy

Having completed the Fleet half marathon in March, my healthy eating has sort of gone out of the window! But, for quite a few reasons, today’s the day I’m getting back on track to lose weight, eat healthily and run … Continue reading

  

Eat 40% less and live 20 years longer

4Jul

Eat 40% less and live 20 years longer - just like mice!

Today I forgot my lunch. Typical rush in the morning and being hassled by my kids to get out of the house to start the 25 minute school run in the car. I had some errands to run today, so … Continue reading

  

One Hundred Ways To Fight Obesity

27Jun

Nutrition scientists at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) believe that a key to tackling the nation’s obesity epidemic could lie with Aristotle and the phrase ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’.  Their announcement is made as … Continue reading

  

It’s all in the mind

4Jan

Since we launched our new talkweight forum and weight is in the forefront of my mind, we’ve been having some interesting discussions in the office about being overweight, obesity and will power. The TV also seems to be full of … Continue reading

  

It’s that magic number …. well nearly

14Dec

This week my colleague drew my attention to some research she’d read about that had been conducted at the University Hospital in South Manchester. I was intrigued because it seemed to conclude that cutting carbs for two days is better … Continue reading

  

What are you putting in your mouth this Christmas?

8Dec

We’ve all heard the saying “a moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips” haven’t we? So why not take heed this Christmas and burn off those calories as quick as we pile them on? It really is easy to … Continue reading

  

Maccy D’s ….

21Oct

On Wednesday I was faced with having to take my children to McDonald’s as it was the start of the half term break, and they asked if we could go for a treat. What could I say? We rarely go … Continue reading

  

Be honest – do you eat too much?

14Oct

The government has announced the problem with obesity, we eat too much yet fail to accept that is the problem. Statistics show that in England more than 60% of the adult population are obese and 23% of 4 to 5 … Continue reading

  

Science shows a jog a day keeps the doctor away

13Oct

Exercise could be used to prevent or even treat a whole range of physical and mental health conditions, according to research revealed by eminent scientists at a London conference today. The findings of scientific research were presented to a packed … Continue reading