Juice fasting for weight loss

Trying to lose weight? Don’t be deceived by the term ‘juice fast’… Considering a glass or bottle of cold-pressed juice can contain up to 1,000 kJ – a juice cleanse won’t necessarily cause rapid weight loss. “People on juice diets might be having litres of juice in a day…it’s a little ridiculous,” says WH&F dietitian on speed-dial Melanie McGrice (melaniemcgrice.com.au). “We actually recommend that people who need to gain weight…

June 29, 2015
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Can hypnotherapy help you lose weight?

June 29, 2015

Struggling to shift those last few pounds? Why not try hypnotherapy? As reported by the Daily Mail Online last week, hypnotherapy fan Suzi Gibbs described how she lost a stone in a month using through visualisation and listening to a recording while she slept to imagine she was exercising. She has managed to drop from a size 22 to a size 14. If you’d like to give this technique a…

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The Food Swaps I Made to Lose Over 90 Pounds and Feel Healthier Than Ever

June 27, 2015

Tara LaJevic tried to avoid the scale and mirrors for as long as she could, but one day she’d had enough. Before: 240 After: 148 The Lifestyle Most of my adult life, I’ve weighed somewhere around 170 pounds. For someone who is 5’9″, that’s not the ideal weight, but I felt okay about myself. For the most part, I was eating things like cheeseburgers, fries, pizza, and pasta in Alfredo sauce,…

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How One Woman Finally Put the Kibosh on Her Stress Eating and Lost 100 Pounds

June 26, 2015

Learn the three tips that helped her lose over 40 percent of her weight. Before: 248 lbs. After: 146 lbs. While living on her own in college, 5’4″ Hannah Casey began gaining weight due to stress eating. “I would buy a box of extra-butter popcorn and eat all six bags in one sitting,” she says. Yo-yo diets made things worse: “I became the queen of fads and quick fixes. If I…

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I’m Sticking to My Diet Perfectly—So How Come I’m Not Losing Weight?

June 25, 2015

Experts share how to get the scale moving. The only thing worse than not losing weight is feeling like you’re doing everything right and still not losing weight. The frustration is common: “I constantly have women asking me why they aren’t losing weight on their diets,” says Bonnie Taub-Dix, R.D., owner of BTD Nutrition Consultants and a nutrition expert for Sonima.com. The answer is different for everyone, but chances are, yours…

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Obese Americans Now Outweigh the Overweight

June 24, 2015

It looks like we’re losing the war on obesity. According to new research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, there are now more obese than overweight adults in America. And unfortunately, the majority of U.S. women and men are now considered overweight or obese. For the study, researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine analyzed data collected between 2007 and 2012 as part of the National Health and…

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Home Remedies For Weight Loss

June 23, 2015

If you feel that you are overweight or obese and would like to reduce your weight without any medications, then there are a lot of home remedies that you can try out to help you in reducing your weight. 1. Go For A Five Meal Daily Plan It is ideal for you to eat small quantities of nutritious food regularly to reduce your weight. It is ideal for you to…

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The truth behind staying slim

June 22, 2015

Forget the diet myths and miracle fixes – nutritionist Lowri Turner reveals the real way to shift fat for good. So, what is the secret to staying slim? It’s the question that fuels the sales of myriad fad diet books, exhausting exercise videos and whizzy smartphone apps. But, truth is, being able to lose weight and keep it off isn’t about adopting the latest quick fix. Instead, follow these eight…

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The MIND diet ‘reduces risk of Alzheimer’s’

June 20, 2015

The MIND diet may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by up to 53%. What is it? The MIND diet is an acronym for Mediterranean-DASH intervention for neurodegenerative delay, fusing the acclaimed Med diet and DASH (dietary approaches to stop hypertension). Strictly following the MIND diet could markedly drop the odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease according to journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia. A study showed that the diet reduced the risk of…

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The MIND diet ‘reduces risk of Alzheimer’s’

The MIND diet may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by up to 53%. What is it? The MIND diet is an acronym for Mediterranean-DASH intervention for neurodegenerative delay, fusing the acclaimed Med diet and DASH (dietary approaches to stop hypertension). Strictly following the MIND diet could markedly drop the odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease according to journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia. A study showed that the diet reduced the risk of…

June 19, 2015
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