ARTICLES RELATING TO WEIGHT LOSS

Drink yourself thin

2014-07-21 15:39

Could drinking water be the answer to your weight loss woes?

Are low carb diets more effective for weight loss?

2014-07-10 13:17

A study by Stellenbosch University shows that low carb diets are not more effective for weight loss than balanced diets and demystifies the notion that there is a “magic bullet” solution for weight loss. The Association for Dietetics in South Africa takes a close look.

Low carb vs low fat diet – which is best for weight loss?

2014-07-10 10:17

Whether your diet consists of high or low carbohydrates, you can still lose weight.

Simple maths equals easy weight loss

2014-07-08 09:43

The pleasure of eating a chocolate bar lasts only a few minutes. However, burning off the kilojoules it delivers can take nearly three-quarters of an hour.

5 crazy diets you should avoid

2014-07-01 10:28

Experts have drawn up a list of the five most bizarre and dangerous celeb weight-loss diets that are currently the rage. Here's why you should avoid them.

Eating too much? Blame your genes

2014-06-30 16:33

Recent research reveals that our genes not only affect the type of foods we choose to eat, but also how much, and how often.

Are you a food addict?

2014-06-04 14:28

The media has been buzzing with articles that liken foods, especially fatty and sweet foods, to narcotics. Is food addiction real?

How fast can you lose weight?

2014-06-02 13:02

So is it okay to lose several kilograms a week, or should you rather take it slowly? A dietician comments.

Weight loss

2014-05-28 14:42

All form of weight loss are basically due to energy requirements or expenditure exceeding energy intake.

Exercising with toddlers

2014-05-19 13:54

Finding the time to exercise when you have little ones clinging to your legs can be somewhat of a challenge.

Snack your way to better health

2014-05-07 15:24

Resolved to lose weight or follow a healthier lifestyle in 2014? Then snacking is the way to go.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-05-07 15:22

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

ARVs vs. weight loss

2014-05-02 15:05

Preventing weight loss is an important aspect of HIV/Aids treatment among people who aren’t on ARVs. But other factors come into play for those who are.

Slow is smooth and smooth is fast

2014-04-22 15:32

By gradually adapting your lifestyle to suit your needs, you can keep losing weight until you’re as slim and slender as you like.

Weight gain during menopause

2014-04-14 16:47

Many women dread menopause because they are afraid that they will gain weight. This fear is justified to some extent, but there are positive steps to take.

Be wise, metabolise

2014-04-11 14:42

The dangers of Xiu Tang Bee Pollen weight loss capsules

2014-04-08 16:31

Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen Weight Loss Capsules, freely available on the Internet, are to be avoided as they could cause heart problems, seizure and insomnia.

New app makes faces appear skinnier on 'selfies'

2014-04-08 10:48

A new app that was designed to show overweight adults a leaner version of themselves could backfire and encourage an unhealthy body image.

7 tips to lose weight the smart way

2014-04-07 05:00

If you want to lose weight permanently, forget about fad diets and magic slimming potions. Discover the route to a new and healthier you by following these smart tips.

How to avoid weekend weight gain

2014-04-04 09:57

Do these 5 things and on Monday, the scale will stay in your favour!

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-27 11:13

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-26 18:00

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

Set for success

2014-03-24 11:35

Realistic goals are part of weightloss success

Is sugar really the devil?

2014-03-21 10:22

Sugar is a natural sweetener that has been enjoyed by people for many centuries – why has it suddenly become a "forbidden" food?

Sometimes, women can be their own worst enemies

2014-03-20 11:48

Women are constantly being told, by the media and society, how they should look. This can lead to them feeling inadequate and being too harsh on themselves for not being 'pretty' or 'skinny' enough.

 

Losing weight may reduce menopausal hot flushes

2014-07-11 14:38

Extra fat, and the extra oestrogen it produces, makes menopause tougher for heavy women. Weight loss may however ease the hot flushes accompanied by menopause.

Low carb vs low fat diet – which is best for weight loss?

2014-07-10 12:20

Whether your diet consists of high or low carbohydrates, you can still lose weight.

Are you really hungry?

2014-07-09 05:00

The next time you want to put food into your mouth, ask yourself: are you really hungry? Believe it or not, recognising real hunger pangs can be harder than it seems.

10 kitchen tips to keep you slim

2014-07-08 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.

Eating too much? Blame your genes

2014-07-01 05:00

Recent research reveals that our genes not only affect the type of foods we choose to eat, but also how much, and how often.

5 crazy diets you should avoid

2014-06-17 15:31

Experts have drawn up a list of the five most bizarre and dangerous celeb weight-loss diets that are currently the rage. Here's why you should avoid them.

7 surprising diet myths

2014-06-02 13:06

We highlight a few popular myths and surprising facts you may not have known about weight loss.

Mom ridicules obese 7-year-old

2014-05-29 11:00

Mom subjects her 7-year-old to public humiliation and extreme dieting.

Foods that keep the kilos down

2014-05-07 15:26

Need to fit into that little black number or your brand-new pair of skinny jeans? Certain foods can help you on the road to a skinnier you.

4 ways to burn fat

2014-05-07 15:22

Got saddle bags or a flabby tummy? Those bulging bits are signs that excess body fat has been distributed to specific areas of your body. Here's a four-step plan to a trimmer you.

Ladies: lift heavy to get lean

2014-05-07 15:22

Many women shy away from strength training because they're scared of bulking up. But experts say this is nothing more than a myth.

Glaucoma drug may help obesity-related vision loss

2014-04-24 14:52

Adding acetazolamide to a weight-loss plan boosted vision improvement in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

Breakthrough: How Neil Mackenzie manages his knee pain

2014-04-16 14:39

It's Easter and there's chocolate everywhere. Here's how to enjoy it without piling on the kilos.

The men who made us fat

2014-04-14 10:33

Here's why the world is getting fatter and fatter - and who is to blame for it.

The dangers of Xiu Tang Bee Pollen weight loss capsules

2014-04-09 11:00

Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen Weight Loss Capsules, freely available on the Internet, are to be avoided as they could cause heart problems, seizure and insomnia.

New app makes faces appear skinnier on 'selfies'

2014-04-08 11:15

A new app that was designed to show overweight adults a leaner version of themselves could backfire and encourage an unhealthy body image.

Meal in a minute

2014-04-07 15:56

Meal replacements are a convenient and healthy way to lose weight and keep it off.

Sun exposure early in the day good for weight loss

2014-04-04 12:16

A study found that people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day.

Ditch unhealthy diets

2014-04-03 13:33

Fad diets may promise fast weight loss results, but they are often unhealthy and you’re unlikely to keep the weight off.

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-27 05:00

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

5 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss

2014-03-26 15:44

If you feel like you’re constantly dieting but not getting anywhere, take a look at these five things you could be doing which may be sabotaging your weight-loss efforts.

Sometimes, women can be their own worst enemies

2014-03-24 11:30

Women are constantly being told, by the media and society, how they should look. This can lead to them feeling inadequate and being too harsh on themselves for not being 'pretty' or 'skinny' enough.

Sometimes, women can be their own worst enemies

2014-03-21 10:00

Women are constantly being told, by the media and society, how they should look. This can lead to them feeling inadequate and being too harsh on themselves for not being 'pretty' or 'skinny' enough.

Drug-resistant strains make TB difficult to control

2014-03-20 07:30

There are fewer cases of TB in Europe, but the failure to properly diagnose and treat drug-resistant strains is making the disease difficult to get under control.

 
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