How to boost your metabolism

Struggling to shift those kilos? A sluggish metabolism could be to blame. Here are some simple tips to boost your body’s engine.


The dos and don’ts of lifting weights if you’re older

Lifting weights comes with massive benefits, but there are some things you should avoid. Here are five things to know if you're looking to start weightlifting.


Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

Nutrition experts discuss the benefits of breakfast, explaining that while it can be full of nutrients, the jury's out on if it aids weight control.


Things that happen when you overhaul your diet

Here are six things you'll probably notice if you change up your eating habits and focus on choosing healthier options.

Health & Ageing

Study finds age is no barrier to successful weight loss

Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight to that of younger people, using only lifestyle changes.

Losing Weight

The verdict on intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting can aid in weight loss and is believed to improve blood sugar control, boost brain function and enhance longevity. Here's our verdict on the 16/8 diet.

Weight Loss

Metabolism and weight loss

The metabolism has a bad reputation when it comes to weight loss, but is it the enemy we make it out to be? Liz Connor asks some experts to explain.

Losing Weight

How proper hydration affects your body

We're making a splash about the positive impact drinking enough water has on your body.

Health & Ageing

Belly fat facts

Carrying visceral weight around your abdominal area is a risk factor for a number of health conditions and can even affect the way your body produces hormones.

Weight Loss

Weight loss treatments that work

Though they come with a hefty price tag and a list of side-effects, low energy meal replacements and a variety of prescribed medications have been shown to help weight loss.


Health benefits of swimming

Often described as an ultimate full-body workout and brilliantly accessible for most, swimming has a lot to offer for both mental and physical health.

Losing Weight

Japanese diet is one of the healthiest

Diet plays a leading role in health, so it’s safe to assume there’s a link between life expectancy and what’s on the menu. Here we explain the benefits of the Japanese diet.

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