Articles for tag: Health, Weight loss

Rupert Bean

When someone loses weight, where does it go?

Let’s explore the maths… If you’re a fan of TEDx talks, are fond of mathematics and are looking to lose weight, then the video below could be just what you’re looking for. In the video, Ruben Meerman (aka ‘the surfing scientist’) explores the myths and maths behind weight loss and asks the question: “When somebody ...

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Emotional Eating: How can I stop comfort eating?

Whilst the lighthearted notion of “reaching for the nearest bar of chocolate” when we’re upset or stressed is something of a cliche, the sad reality is that comfort eating can have negative, long-lasting psychological consequences. Although it’s often seen as a source of amusement when we joke about comfort eating with friends or family, emotional ...

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10 tips to stop mindless eating

Whilst it’s easy to forgive yourself for having the occasional blowout if you overeat at Christmas (especially with all those delectable festive goodies around!), what about the other eleven months of the year? Letting your hair down once in a while is fine but in order to maintain a healthy weight, it’s important to be mindful of what ...

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5 tips to help you avoid overeating at Christmas

With the festive season rapidly approaching, we thought we’d take a preemptive swipe at the bathroom scales in case they try and tell us things we don’t want to hear come the New Year. We all know that Christmas time is the Season of Goodwill and usually good eating and drinking too. The shops are ...

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Health and slimming news archive

MICHAEL MOSLEY – “YOU CAN LOSE UP TO 8LBS A MONTH” 4th October 2022 – Michael Mosley is back once again in the Express and on this occasion, he’s sharing his top tips to help you shed up to 8lbs a month! READ MORE SEASONAL FOOD FOR AUTUMN 19th September 2022 – As we say goodbye to ...

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Can exercise help you lose weight?

Exercising for weight loss – What’s the point?

Most people consider exercise an important part of losing weight but might they be expecting too much? There is now mounting evidence that slimmers won’t necessarily derive much benefit from pounding the treadmill and a compilation of over 60 studies confirms this view. The main shortcomings of exercising for weight loss are:

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What does ABOI mean and and is it better than BMI?

In case the title of this post sounds like gobbledygook to you, let’s clear up what both of these acronyms mean. If you struggle with your weight, you may well have already heard of BMI but you probably haven’t heard of ABOI. What does BMI mean? Your BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a convenient ...

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How much weight do we gain over Christmas?

Christmas – Yes, It’s that time of year again where you’re more likely to hear the age-old cliché that we’re all “piling on the pounds” – but, exactly how many pounds are we actually talking about in real life? The dreaded Christmas munchies I think most of us will taken it as a given that, ...