nutrition

What To Do When Your Weight Loss Stalls

If you’re losing weight, your progress will stall at some point. Even if you are doing everything right, the number on the scale will stop budging. Here’s what to do when this happens.


The Unique Difficulties That Women Face With Weight Loss

If you’re a woman who has tried to lose weight, you may have noticed something: it’s hard. Much harder than simply cutting your calories and watching the weight fall off.


10 Ways To Save 2000 Kilojoules And Drop A Clothes Size

Want to drop a dress or pants size? Then losing five kilograms, or about 5% of your body weight will help that zipper start to close with ease.


Snack Healthier On A Diet With These Sub-200 Calorie Snacks

Losing weight boils down to taking in less energy than you spend. To help moderate your intake, tips blog One Good Thing has put together a list of 28 snacks that all come in under 200 calories.


12 Diets In 12 Months: The Okinawa Diet

I’ve just spent the last four weeks eating seaweed, bitter melon, leafy green vegetables, tofu, fish, a little brown rice and more sweet potato than anyone could consider normal. I’ve become used to miso soup for breakfast, drinking nothing but green tea and water, and adjusted to the Okinawan mantra of only eating until I’m 80% full. I’ve also spent a large percentage of the month being totally, utterly miserable.


'Think Of Pasta Like A Crouton, Not A Main Dish'

A big bowl of pasta might be a satisfying meal, but it’s a calorie bomb. Instead of making pasta the focus of a dish, make it an accent to another meal.


The Best Ways To Deal With Hunger On A Diet

When you’re on a diet, it’s not a question of “if” but “when” you’ll be hungry. Here are some ways to keep hunger at bay and continue your progress.


Juicing Unlocks More Vitamins, But Also Calories And Sugar

Proponents of juicing say it’s a great way to stuff more vitamins and phytonutrients into your diet. Fruit juice has also been criticised as a sugary, fibre-free drink no better for you than cola. What’s the truth? A new study shows that orange juice does make certain nutrients more accessible to your body, but not enough to recommend juice over whole fruit.


There's No Evidence That Probiotics Do Good Things For Your Health

The terms probiotics and prebiotics are appearing on more items in supermarket aisles all the time. Both words, their placement and the products they adorn, imply they’re good for you, that more of these bacteria will help you in some way. But there’s actually scant evidence for such claims.


How Too Much Fat And Sugar Can Wreck Your Brain

Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when our bodies don’t need food. Just the thought of food entices us to eat. We think about food when we see other people eating, when we pass a favorite fast-food restaurant, when we see a scrumptious snack near the check-out at a convenience store. In addition, we’re the targets of sophisticated advertising techniques designed to keep thoughts of food and the pleasures of eating almost constantly in our minds.