ARTICLES RELATING TO WEIGHT LOSS

Food costing too much?

2014-08-27 15:13

We know of 27 ways to spend less on food.

Fat like me? Brandon keeps going!

2014-08-26 14:13

If you're ready to throw in the towel after recently starting a diet plan, don't! 120kg Brandon Faber hasn't.

Fat like me? Brandon fights the pain

2014-08-15 11:55

Health24 user Brandon Faber, who weighs 120kg, has completed his first week of CrossFit and shares his experience.

Is Kim Kardashian a bad role model?

2014-08-08 10:41

The reality TV star has been on a weight loss mission since she gave birth to her baby daughter, but has announced that it’s still not enough. Does this make her a bad role model?

Pride over weight loss may encourage anorexia

2014-08-07 11:13

Feeling a sense of pride about weight loss may play a major role in the deadly condition anorexia nervosa.

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

2014-08-04 11:19

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

Hoodia

2014-07-31 16:47

Hoodia gordonii is a flowering succulent native to the Kalahari Desert that is used by the San people as an appetite suppressant and thirst quencher during long hunts.

10 kitchen tips to keep you slim

2014-07-29 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.

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?

Food diaries are the way

2014-06-04 10:52

If you're trying to lose weight, it might be time to keep a notebook and pen handy.

Weight: How much should you lose?

2014-06-02 14:06

Despite popular belief, experts all agree that setting smaller targets and taking smaller steps are your best method for weight loss.

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.

 

Fighting the fat

2014-08-27 11:50

120kg Brandon Faber is three weeks in to his diet plan.

Food costing too much?

2014-08-26 15:51

We know of 27 ways to spend less on food.

Fat like me? 120kg and fighting the pain

2014-08-15 12:08

Health24 user Brandon Faber, who weighs 120kilograms, has completed his first week of CrossFit and shares his experience.

What happens at CrossFit?

2014-08-08 15:48

A Health24 user weighing 120 kilograms is getting fit and fighting flab with CrossFit. Here's what his workouts look like.

ARVs vs. weight loss

2014-08-07 14:22

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.

Bariatric surgery proposed for more UK diabetics

2014-08-05 10:37

In the UK, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has proposed a bill to have more obese diabetics undergo gastric-banding operations – to save money.

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

2014-08-04 05:00

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

Kids lose more weight when parents join in

2014-07-31 12:19

Tackling weight loss in children works best when parents join them in a supervised behavioural modification programme.

10 kitchen tips to keep you slim

2014-07-28 12:33

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.

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.

Eat breakfast to lose weight

2014-06-04 11:07

Still not convinced that eating a solid breakfast each morning is a great way to tackle weight? We get a dietitian to comment.

All about the EndoBarrier

2014-06-02 14:26

The EndoBarrier is intended to reduce food uptake and induce weight loss without the patient having to undergo invasive surgery, says DietDoc.

Why do men lose weight faster?

2014-06-02 13:40

You're both on exactly the same diet and you both exercise. But he loses weight faster than you do. Time to take revenge? Or time to find out exactly how his body does this?

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.

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