Do your favourite pair of jeans seem to fit a bit more snugly after the holiday season? Before they're even feeling super-tight in the butt, or you're seeing a little bit of muffin top peeking out?
If you answered, ‘yes, yes, yes!', you may be tempted to resort to an extremely low-calorie diet or other dangerous tactics to lose that excess fat fast. But that's totally unnecessary! Here are fi... ››› more
Puffiness, a full belly and a terrible feeling of sluggishness - yup, we're talking about gastrointestinal bloating!
Experts say that a number of things can cause gastrointestinal bloating, from foods high in salt or sugar, to having imbalanced gut bacteria.
No matter the cause of your ballooning belly, there are a couple of foods that can help ease the pain. Keep reading for three of them.... ››› more
Everyone knows that skimping on fruits and vegetables, skipping breakfast and eating too much protein are big weight-loss mistakes. But these aren't the only things that can stop you from achieving slim-down success…
As it turns out, there are a few sneakier slip-ups to avoid, too. They might seem like small mistakes, but over time, they can add up and cause you to pile on those kilos! Read o... ››› more
A high-protein diet has proven to be one of the best diets for weight loss. But upping your protein intake isn't always easy - especially not at breakfast time.
Luckily, we've got some fantastic high-protein breakfast ideas up our sleeves. Whether you like sweet or savoury, vegan or paleo, on-the-go or sitting down, comforting or exotic, there's sure to be something you'll love on this list!
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Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't mean you should eat too little (or too much) at lunch - especially not if you're trying to lose weight.
While skimpy lunches may lead you to overeat at dinner, big lunches can leave you feeling sluggish or tired. What you should aim for every day are lunches that contain lots of nutrient-dense vegetables, lean protein and hea... ››› more
Tons of men and women around the world find that a high-protein diet is the best diet for weight loss.
It makes sense when you consider the science behind it: Protein breaks down slower than carbohydrates, so it makes you feel full for longer. Furthermore, eating enough protein prevents muscle loss as you drop weight, which keeps your metabolism high all day, and leads you to choose healthy fo... ››› more
Weight loss is a difficult thing to achieve for most people. After all, it takes a lot of time and effort to eat well and work out regularly, and most of us live jam-packed lives. But what if we told you that five minutes a day is all you need to invest in your weight-loss efforts?
According to Sonya Angelone, RD, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, making small tweaks rat... ››› more
Staying hydrated is important for a number of reasons. For starters, every single cell, tissue and organ in your body needs water to work properly. Water also helps flush out wastes and toxins and help transport nutrients, which promotes weight loss.
If you're wondering how you can ensure that you're hydrated at all times to lose weight without even trying, you've come to the right place. Here ... ››› more
Omega-3 fatty acids, the polyunsaturated fatty acids that you find in oily foods like salmon or tuna, make up a crucial part of any healthy eating plan. Nutritionists consider them essential fatty acids that your body can't make alone, meaning you have to gain them through your diet.
You're probably familiar with some of the health benefits that omega-3 fatty acids offer, such as lowered blood ... ››› more
Do you find it hard to keep up the workouts over the festive season? You're not alone! After all, there's nothing like a jam-packed day of social activities to take the wind right out of your well-intentioned workout plans...
But before you scrap your sweat sessions, consider the fact that you can squeeze in an entire workout that will help you build up muscle and burn fat without straying too ... ››› more
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