The science behind how weight loss actually works

2019-04-25 05:21

Forget the marketing hype and diet gimmicks. When it comes to losing weight, listen to Newton.

You can probably eat more Christmas cookies than you think - just take a look at the calorie guidelines

2018-12-21 14:39

It’s that time of year when cookies, cakes, candy and treats show up at work, home and every place in between.

8 embarrassing diet side effects we really need to start talking about now

2018-11-29 14:17

Awkward bowel movements. Period stuff. And how's that breath?!

Oprah Winfrey goes on diet, gains Weight Watchers deal

2015-10-20 10:50

Oprah Winfrey, who has publicly struggled with her weight for decades, is going on a diet again.

Diet pills can kill you, and you’ll die horribly

2015-04-24 12:39

After another diet pill fatality police are looking into the dangers of diet pills available online.

WATCH NOW: Thembi Seete smashes it at the gym

2015-04-04 09:00

The actress is on a fat burning mission.

The dreaded D-word a.k.a...the Diet

2015-02-05 14:00

Blogger Manni Bradshaw comfronts diets and explains the concept of cheat days

Big-name diets only work for a while

2014-11-12 13:49

No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted.

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.

Is organic best for kids?

2014-06-26 16:26

Organic food benefits not only your body, but your family's bodies and the rest of the world.


8 differences between American and German diets

2019-01-29 15:26

INSIDER spoke to several German nutritionists about the differences between diet habits in Germany and in the US.

These were the 10 most popular diets of 2018, according to Google

2018-12-16 17:49

Atkins and Weight Watchers didn't make this list.

These delicious treats may be the most addictive foods, according to science

2018-10-22 17:07

If your favourite is on the list, we've got some healthier alternatives for you to try.

Falling off the banting bandwagon

2015-05-19 10:01

A whirlwind relationship with the Tim Noakes diet made Samantha Steele realise that her one true love is really carbs.

Weight loss linked to bone loss in middle aged women

2015-04-20 15:42

Weight loss is linked to bone density loss in middle-aged women, a new US study suggests.

Actor Damon Gameau says low-fat diet made him fat

2015-02-25 14:54

Australian actor Damon Gameau says he gained almost 10kg after a 60-day low-fat diet.

2014 - The diet year that was

2014-12-29 13:07

From Banting enthusiasts to the demonisation of sugar and climate change concerns, DietDoc gives a wrap of the year that was.

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.

New tool predicts if kidney stones will recur

2014-08-08 11:28

A new tool uses 11 questions to assess kidney stone patients' risk of developing another kidney stone within two, five or ten years.

Are you too polite for your own good?

2014-04-23 11:30

You shake hands, you clean your plate and have a final drink to make others happy. But could this be making you ill?

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