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10 kitchen tips to keep you slim

2014-12-19 05:00

With its fridge and cupboards full of tempting treats, sometimes the kitchen can seem like a dangerous place to be when you’re trying to lose weight.

The skinny on snacks

2014-11-13 14:07

First, they told us snacking would lead to weight gain. Then they told us it would help us lose weight. So, what's the deal really?

Christmas dinner for slimmers

2014-11-12 15:26

Spare a thought for the dieters this year and prepare a Christmas dinner that isn’t loaded with kilojoules, fat and cholesterol.

Bariatric surgery may alter taste buds

2014-11-10 15:51

Bariatric surgery may foster changes in a person's taste buds, which could help them lose weight and keep it off.

Is your low-carb diet causing constipation?

2014-11-06 13:47

Are you on a high-fat or high-protein diet that’s also low in carbs? Constipation is often a nasty side effect. Here’s how to ensure your trip to the bathroom is a comfortable one.

How I lost weight – part 4

2014-11-05 15:07

The women in this weight-loss series are all ordinary people who lost weight through diet and exercise. Here’s how Natalie Ford did it, and how YOU can do it too!

Fat like me? Brandon's back!

2014-11-05 13:27

Health24's fat fighter has returned after four weeks of silence with an update on his CrossFit journey.

How I lost 56kg on Paleo

2014-10-31 09:54

At the age of 58, Felicity Dreyer lost 56kg in one year, and has never looked, or felt, healthier and stronger.

How I lost weight – part 3

2014-10-30 15:40

The women in this weight-loss series are all ordinary people who lost weight through diet and exercise. Here’s how Tamsyn Strydom did it, and how YOU can do it too!

How I lost weight – part 3

2014-10-29 14:59

The women in this weight-loss series are all ordinary people who lost weight through diet and exercise. Here’s how Tamsyn Strydom did it, and how YOU can do it too!

Banting discriminates against women

2014-10-28 09:46

A dietician points out that the Banting diet is nothing new and explains why men have an advantage.

‘Banting/Noakes diet' discriminates against women

2014-10-27 14:57

DietDoc points out that the 'Noakes/Banting diet' is nothing new and explains why men have an unfair advantage when it comes to dieting.

5 common diet mistakes

2014-10-22 09:56

Among the many strange and wonderful ideas Health24 readers have about losing weight, DietDoc has identified five of the most common diet mistakes people make.

Tim Noakes backtracks on dairy

2014-10-21 05:00

Certain dairy products were removed from green list, as banting followers complain about slow weight loss.

Tim Noakes backtracks on dairy

2014-10-20 08:14

Certain dairy products were removed from green list, as banting followers complain about slow weight loss.

7 factors that prevent weight loss

2014-10-14 16:25

Have you tried everything possible to lose weight? Are you still stuck exactly where you were? Here are some factors that could be thwarting your weight-loss efforts.

Exposure to cold may change bad fat to good

2014-10-10 12:12

After being exposed to cold temperatures, your body may change unhealthy white fat to brown fat that burns calories for body heat.

Dodgy weight-loss pills may slip through as health supplements

2014-09-29 11:27

The promises of a 'slimmer you' made by over-the-counter pills, potions and drops generally do not materialise,yet the public is forever searching for a get-slim-quick scheme. New proposed regulations could see weight-loss pills slip through as 'health supplements'.

Fat like me? Confessions of a dieter

2014-09-22 16:03

Health24's Brandon Faber has made it through his first six weeks of CrossFit training and lets us in on a few secrets.

Fat like me? The journey continues

2014-09-15 05:00

Curious to see what 118 kilos look like? Our fat fighter shows it all this week - he has lost 2 kilograms and his t-shirt!

Foods that keep the kilos down

2014-09-08 08:57

Need to fit into that little black number or your new bikini? Certain foods can help you on the road to a healthier weight.

How to speed up your metabolism

2014-09-06 05:00

Here are a few clever ways in which you can speed up your metabolism easily.

How to speed up your metabolism

2014-09-05 12:49

Here are a few clever ways in which you can speed up your metabolism easily.

 

Calorie counting app doesn't guarantee weight loss

2014-11-18 10:24

Apps can be a powerful tool for people who are ready to track calories, but it's not going to help everybody lose weight, according to a new study.

The skinny on snacks

2014-11-13 14:05

First, they told us snacking would lead to weight gain. Then they told us it would help us lose weight. So, what's the deal really?

10 easy ways to cut 400kJ

2014-11-12 14:53

Shaking off those excess kilos can be as simple as following these 10 steps to cut 400kJ.

Gastric band versus bypass – benefits and risks

2014-11-10 14:40

Patients have found that gastric bypass surgery produces more weight loss than an adjustable gastric band, but both procedures have complications.

Bariatric surgery may alter taste buds

2014-11-06 10:35

Bariatric surgery may foster changes in a person's taste buds, which could help them lose weight and keep it off.

Fat like me? Brandon's back!

2014-11-05 13:33

Health24's fat fighter has returned after four weeks of silence with an update on his CrossFit journey.

How I lost 56kg on Paleo

2014-10-31 09:55

At the age of 58 Felicity Dreyer lost 56kg in a year, and has never looked, or felt, healthier and stronger than she does now.

Speed of weight loss may have little impact on success at keeping it off

2014-10-31 08:58

A recent study has challenged the common belief that people who lose weight rapidly are more likely to put that weight back on again.

How I lost weight – part 4

2014-10-30 13:12

The women in this weight-loss series are all ordinary people who lost weight through diet and exercise. Here’s how Natalie Ford did it, and how YOU can do it too!

Banting discriminates against women

2014-10-28 09:46

A dietician puts the record straight on the Banting controversy.

‘Banting diet' discriminates against women

2014-10-27 15:23

DietDoc points out that the 'Noakes/Banting diet' is nothing new and explains why men have an unfair advantage when it comes to dieting.

‘Banting/Noakes diet' discriminates against women

2014-10-27 13:46

DietDoc points out that the 'Noakes/Banting diet' is nothing new and explains why men have an unfair advantage when it comes to dieting.

5 common diet mistakes

2014-10-22 09:54

Among the many strange and wonderful ideas Health24 readers have about losing weight, DietDoc has identified five of the most common diet mistakes people make.

Tim Noakes says no to dairy

2014-10-20 08:14

Certain dairy products were removed from green list, after Banting followers complained about slow weight loss.

5 reasons you're gaining weight

2014-10-14 16:36

Frustrated that you’re gaining weight instead of losing it? Many factors could trigger weight gain. Learn more...

Weight loss surgery effective for type 2 diabetes

2014-10-14 12:13

Several small trials have found greater weight loss and type 2 diabetes remission after bariatric surgeries compared to nonsurgical methods.

Weight-loss surgery may not ease depression

2014-10-06 10:01

While most severely obese people get a mood boost after weight-loss surgery, some may have a recurrence of depression symptoms months after they have the procedure, a new study finds.

How to lose 5kg just by getting dressed

2014-09-26 09:44

Tracy Gold tells us how the right clothing for your shape can make you look slimmer in an instant.

Fat like me? Brandon takes his top off!

2014-09-15 12:44

Brandon has lost 2 kilograms and his t-shirt! Here's what 118kg looks like topless.

Fat like me? The journey continues

2014-09-12 14:57

Curious to see what 118 kilos look like? Our fat fighter shows it all this week – he has lost 2 kilograms and his t-shirt!

Fat like me? 120kg going down!

2014-09-06 16:00

One month down, two more to go, says Brandon Faber whose hard work has started paying off!

How to speed up your metabolism

2014-09-05 13:30

Here are a few clever ways in which you can speed up your metabolism easily.

How to speed up your metabolism

2014-09-05 09:58

Here are a few clever ways in which you can speed up your metabolism easily.

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