ARTICLES RELATING TO WEIGHT LOSS

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.

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.

Ditch unhealthy diets

2014-04-07 14:20

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

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.

Drug-resistant strains make TB difficult to control

2014-03-19 13:53

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.

Crunching the numbers

2014-03-04 11:15

Use the BMI calculator to work out your healthy weight, determined by your height.

10 ways to speed up your metabolism

2014-02-25 11:00

Need to drop a few kilos? Here are a few clever ways in which you can speed up your metabolism easily.

8 simple diet rules

2014-02-21 11:22

Make these eight simple diet rules part of your lifestyle and you will be on your way to permanent weight loss, says registered dietitian Kim Hoffmann.

Paleo diet - is it worth the switch?

2014-02-20 11:45

The paleo diet, also known as the Tim Noakes diet in South Africa, is fast becoming one of the most popular diets of the new millennium. Is it worth making the switch? DietDoc takes a closer look.

The Paleo Diet

2014-02-18 16:18

Is it worth making the switch to the Paleo Diet? DietDoc comments.

Are you really hungry?

2014-02-18 10:10

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.

Lose weight without dieting

2014-02-14 17:52

All you have to do is tweak your eating habits and lifestyle slightly.

Jolie fading away on 'ancient grains' diet

2014-02-10 13:23

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has shocked fans with her very skinny frame at a recent party in Australia.

Shivering produces calorie-burning brown fat

2014-02-06 08:56

According to new research, shivering releases a hormone that stimulates fat tissue to produce heat, so that the body can maintain its core temperature.

No single scapegoat for obesity

2014-02-04 11:12

Blaming a single food for all the overweight people in the world is a pointless exercise, warns DietDoc. Obesity is a much more complex problem.

No single scapegoat for obesity

2014-02-03 14:06

Blaming a single food for all the overweight people in the world is a pointless exercise, warns DietDoc. Obesity is a much more complex problem.

Calling obesity a disease discourages weight loss

2014-02-03 05:00

A study suggests that calling obesity a disease may make obese people less motivated to eat a healthy diet and to lose weight.

 

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.

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 13:00

Realistic goals are part of weightloss success.

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.

From 105kg to a bikini model

2014-03-05 13:02

When Celeste Vanderwalle was at her heaviest she weighed 105kg. She is now a petite 60kgs and has just placed 5th in her first bikini model competition. This is her story.

Crunching the numbers

2014-03-04 11:03

Use the BMI calculator to work out your healthy weight, determined by your height.

8 simple diet rules

2014-02-21 11:30

Make these eight simple diet rules part of your lifestyle and you will be on your way to permanent weight loss, says registered dietician Kim Hoffmann.

Paleo diet - is it worth the switch?

2014-02-20 15:39

The paleo diet, also known as the Tim Noakes diet in South Africa, is fast becoming one of the most popular diets of the new millennium. Is it worth making the switch? DietDoc takes a closer look.

Weird pics: woman smiling at salad

2014-02-20 10:47

Who would have thought that eating salad could make people so very happy? Yet, we see these pics every second day.

Paleo diet - is it worth the switch?

2014-02-18 12:42

The paleo diet, also known as the Tim Noakes diet in South Africa, is fast becoming one of the most popular diets of the new millennium. Is it worth making the switch? DietDoc takes a closer look.

Are you really hungry?

2014-02-18 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.

Jolie fading away on 'ancient-grains' diet

2014-02-11 05:00

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has shocked fans with her very skinny frame at a recent party in Australia.

Jolie's weird diet

2014-02-07 16:57

Angeline Jolie is fading away on a diet of 'ancient grains'.

Weight loss: small changes, big results

2014-02-05 14:57

The secret to successful weight loss is to take one small step at a time.

No single scapegoat for obesity

2014-02-03 15:49

Blaming a single food for all the overweight people in the world is a pointless exercise, warns DietDoc. Obesity is a much more complex problem.

Calling obesity a disease discourages weight loss

2014-02-03 09:40

A study suggests that calling obesity a disease may make obese people less motivated to eat a healthy diet and to lose weight.

Calling obesity a disease discourages weight loss

2014-01-31 12:00

A study suggests that calling obesity a disease may make obese people less motivated to eat a healthy diet and to lose weight.

 
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