Losing Weight

What is the 16/8 diet and does it actually work?

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

Is your metabolism actually the reason you struggle to lose weight?

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

Here’s what happens to your body when you drink enough water

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

Health & Ageing

Facts about belly fat

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 actually 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 – for mind and body

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

Why the 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.


Study finds people who eat a late dinner may gain weight

Eating a late dinner may contribute to weight gain and high blood sugar, according to a new study.


Does eating a big brekkie burn more calories?

Breakfast has long been deemed to be the most important meal of the day, but could the amount you eat effect how many calories you burn throughout the day?


The problem with New Year resolutions

Someone did a survey last year and found that in the US the most popular New Year resolution was to lose weight. How do you reckon that’s going?

Health news

Avoiding the Christmas bloat

It’s Christmas – the time to cut loose and indulge, but all that excessive eating, drinking and partying comes with a cost. What is the best way to recover after a big Christmas meal?


New study discovers the reason why we gain weight as we age

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now we know why.

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