The festive period leaves the wide majority of us feeling like we need to start the new year with a health kick. But jumping on board with one fad diet after another isn’t the solution. For this exact reason, the British Dietetic Association (BDA) has put together a list of weight loss plans to avoid in 2018. With regimes recommended by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian , many unsurprisingly have a celebrity link. If you’re serious about losing weight, the BDA recommends setting yourself realistic goals (no more than 5-10%), not eating while watching TV to avoid overeating and filling half of your plate with vegetables and the other half with a mixture of protein and starchy carbs like potatoes or rice. After all, as the organisation’s Sian Porter says: “If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: 8 simple ways to lose weight without going on a diet Foods that contain a lot more salt than you think Low-fat diets could increase your risk of an early death
Jonny Watson is 34 and currently weighs 250 pounds. In 2015, after a sobering doctor’s visit, he decided to get fit for the sake of his health and his daughter. This is the story of his weight-loss journey.
You have a vegan guest coming to Thanksgiving dinner, and you have no idea what to make. Here are a few delicious suggestions.
Whether you’re trying to cut down your calorie intake or have always wished for a flatter tum , diets can be exhausting. And with winter upon us, a huge bowl of salad is the last thing any of us want to tuck into after getting home from work. Fortunately, increasing research into our eating habits mean that simple, everyday hacks could assist your weight loss without you having to make huge sacrifices. From switching off the television come dinnertime to sitting at the table with friends and family, these are the genius ways to lose weight without having to go on a diet . Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Low-fat diets could increase your risk of an early death Foods that contain a lot more salt than you think 10 reasons why you should go vegan pronto
Here's an amazing recipe for delicious, chocolatey brownies using an unexpected ingredient (minus the excess fat and uncomfortable bloating).
Let’s face it, we all like a bit of salt in our diets. Whether you’re cooking with it, adding it to your meal or simply buying salt-heavy products, our levels are probably a little on the high side. In fact, NHS statistics show that adults in the UK eat about 8.1g of salt (that’s 3.2g of sodium) every single day. The recommended daily limit is 6g (2.4g of sodium). Too much sodium can cause a number of problems such as increased blood pressure leading to a real risk of heart disease and stroke. As well as the usual culprits, there are a few surprising foods that contain a lot more of the bad stuff than you think. Prepare for some major disappointment. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Salt being bad for us is a myth, doctor claims Three fruit and veg a day are enough according to scientists What your food cravings really mean – and how to cure them
Luckily, there are many diets out there to choose from, whether it's vegan, Paleo, or Weight Watchers. The first thing you have to know is that Ayurveda is a traditional medical system that hails from India (it traces back 5,000 years!), and the core principle is that you choose what to eat depending on your body's dosha, which is a certain energy believed to move through your body, affect your digestion, and govern physiological activity.
As thrilled as Kate will no doubt be to be pregnant with a brother or sister for Prince George and Princess Charlotte, she will have something else on her mind: Hyperemesis gravidum. The Palace has confirmed that Kate is once again suffering from the extreme form of morning sickness, saying: “As with her previous two pregnancies, the Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum." Today, she was unable to accompany Prince George on his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea in south London.
There's a list of nutrients we know we need to consume every single day in order to stay healthy. "Weight-bearing exercise is important for maintaining strong bones, but this also requires a healthy diet with adequate calcium," Sass said. "And calcium is needed for muscle contractions.