Category Archives: Weight loss

The real secret to weight loss success


The real secret to weight loss success. At this time of year there is always plenty of info talking about diets – what is the best diet to follow? Why are diets bad for us? And of course plenty of diets and weight loss aids available for purchase. Far less frequently mentioned are the factors […]

The fad diets that do work.


The fad diets that do work. Another day, another diet or so it seems in a world in which diet headlines are guaranteed to draw the interest of plenty of eager readers. Fad diets, or those which are enormously popular for relatively short periods of time come and go, The Cabbage Soup Diet, Israeli Army […]

Let’s talk about resetting, not detoxing.


How to reset your diet the right way. While we regularly hear about diet ‘detoxes’ and a growing range of fasts, cleanses, juices and detox programs, it is important that we do not get too caught up in the hype, simply because few if any of the claims made by such programs are proven, realistic or […]

Can coffee help you lose weight?


The truth about coffee and weight loss. Another day, another diet study but one particular study published last week in Scientific Reports grabbed our attention when it mentioned coffee and fat loss in the same sentence. Could it be true that our favourite way to kick start the day could also be helping us to […]

5 easy ways to stick to your diet


The easy ways to stick to your diet While many of us may have the goal of weight loss, far fewer of us are successful when it comes to losing a few kilos and keeping them off. The reasons for this are varied and complex – often life gets in the way; we are stressed, […]

Why am I not losing body fat?


Why am I not losing body fat? For any regular exerciser, the balance of exercise and diet required to support weight loss is generally well understood – eat fewer carbs and calories, get enough movement and cardio and add in some weights to change body composition and increase metabolic rate. An interesting scenario arises when […]

The best breakfast for weight loss


What is the best breakfast for weight loss? The benefits of eating breakfast are well documented – improved concentration, fewer cravings and fewer calories consumed for the remainder of the day. Which is the best breakfast options has not been so clear. For some time we have known that a protein rich breakfast helps to […]

What to do when your diet isn’t working


There are few things as frustrating as trying really hard at something only to find that your efforts have been fruitless. Many people have this experience when they try to lose weight. Despite their best efforts they do not get the results they are expecting on the scales, feel demotivated and throw in the towel. […]