Tag: weight loss

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Not Wrong

Indeed, weight is an imperfect metric of health. But to suggest it’s always and completely irrelevant to health is overstating things. (iStockPhoto) Last week, HuffPost published a story called “Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong.” In it, the author, Michael Hobbes, weaves science and people’s stories together to challenge popular perceptions about obesity. He

What Happens To The Body When Your Diet Derails At The Weekend

Chances are, if you’re Googling ‘what to do if you break your diet’, your health plans derailed a bit. You’re only human. First things first, it’s important to remember life is about balance, and so a weekend spent eating your very favourite food really isn’t the end of the world. In fact, it’s good for the soul.

'I Switched From 3 Big Meals A Day To 6 —And Lost 18Kg'

Growing up, I was always an active person: I played a sport every season in high school, all while eating whatever I wanted—ice cream, cakes, cookies, you name it—whenever I wanted. That athleticism is why I joined the Air Force as soon as I turned 17—but, in 2013 everything changed. I had two back-to-back accidents

6 Women Share The One Food That Really Helped Them Lose Weight

Eat a grape, lose weight. It would be awesome if weight loss were that simple. But, alas, no one food can magically deliver all of your weight-loss goals on a silver platter. (Shucks.) Instead, healthy weight loss is all about making a lot of small changes to your nutrition habits—boosting your intake of certain foods, cutting back

How This Aussie Mum Lost 25kgs In 6 Months

Name: Angela Martin Age: 39 Occupation: Stay at home mum Hometown: Hobart, Tasmania Starting weight: 90 kgs Current weight: 65 kgs What prompted you to start your fitness journey, was there a particular moment or realisation? When I had my last baby (number five) I realised pretty quick after she was born that I needed

The 15 Best Fat-Burning Foods You Should Add To Your Diet

Cutting back on Ben & Jerry’s and Tostitos = one of the suckiest parts of dieting. But you *can* actually eat more (no more hanger!) and burn fat – if you’re focusing on the right foods. “People will go crazy and cut out whole food groups,” says nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D., “or be really intense

This Carb Is a Weight-Loss Game Changer

Of course you’ve heard of rice and barley. Even quinoa and millet are a part of your healthy-eating vocabulary. But farro? Now that’s one grain that doesn’t get much of the spotlight, but it should. Though this grain isn’t gluten-free, the nutty-tasting carb is still a healthy whole-grain option for those without celiac disease looking to lose

5 Keto Diet Myths That You Need To Stop Believing

The keto diet has been making its rounds through the diet-sphere, gaining traction and a lot of attention. As the dos and don’ts of the diet get tossed around, like a game of telephone, the message seems to get a little jumbled along the way. By the time it makes its way to you, it’s

The Popular Diet That Helped This Aussie Mum Lose 50kg

It should have been the happiest day of her life. But size-22-bride Ebony was secretly heartbroken as she married her soulmate David Saker in January 2016.   Five minutes before the wedding cars arrived, the mum-of-two’s photographer had captured a tender moment between Ebony and her toddler daughter Scarlett. But when the photographer proudly showed Ebony