Hydration and Weight Loss: Is There a Link?

Hydration and Weight Loss

Weight loss can be the result of a variety of factors. Some of these factors are obvious and commonly suggested to help achieve weight loss goals, such as regular exercise and dieting. However, weight loss can also occur as a result of other, less obvious factors. While some niche or alternative weight loss methods have […]

Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss: What’s The Difference?

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss

When we think about weight loss, we often fall into the trap of oversimplifying. If we end our week with the scale showing a lower weight, then we must have had some success in moving toward our weight loss goals. While this certainly can be a good sign and a job well done, in truth, […]

Ozempic Shortages in the UK: What Can You Do?

Ozempic

As was recently announced by the Department of Health and Social Care, the UK is experiencing a shortage of various drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes. The list of drugs in short supply are many, including exenatide, liraglutide, and even Ozempic semaglutide. To make matters worse, there is no fixed date that supply can […]

Understanding Overeating: A Guide to Controlling Your Appetite

Woman Overeating

Eating a bit too much at a family gathering, or snacking on some chocolate biscuits in the evening, is something we’ve all done at one point or another. While there’s nothing wrong with a break from the norm every now and then, indulging the appetite too much can be quite an issue. Whether it be […]

Is Porridge Good for Weight Loss?

Is Porridge Good For Weight Loss

A good diet is key to achieving your weight loss goals. The food you eat is what fuels your body, and when you eat has quite an impact on your day. To that end, breakfast is well-renowned as the most important meal of the day, and getting it right can be a great help on […]

Why You Need to Know Your Body Fat Percentage

Body Fat Percentage

Do you know what your body fat percentage is, right now? What range is considered ideal for your gender? Or why should you even care? Your body fat percentage is a value that tells you how much of your body weight is made up of fat. In terms of your overall health, your body fat […]

Understanding Emotional Eating: Why It Happens & How Control It

Emotional Eating

Sadness and anger are two of the most common reasons you may be overeating, but neither will be suppressed by food.  We recommend keeping a journey to highlight valuable trends and insights into what may be causing these binge occasions. As the saying goes, what is measured can be managed, and seeing the data in […]

6 Reasons to Lose 3 Stone (& how to keep the Weight off)

6 Reasons to Lose 3 Stone

If you’re overweight, losing 3 stone could be life-changing. It might seem like a lot at first. 3 stone, or 42 lbs. But over the course of a year, it’s not that much. In fact, it’s only 3.5 lbs a month – less than 1 lb a week. The trick is consistency. In this article, […]

How to Stop Overeating Once and For All

How to Stop Overeating Once and For All

You had one too many drinks last Saturday evening because it’s the weekend anyway! At dinner last night, your dessert craving for chocolate cake turned out to be a binge – one tempting slice after another. And today,  you stuffed yourself with five buttery rolls at the office potluck. You originally intended to have only […]

Can You Target Belly Fat (or any fat area?)

Everyone has their problem spots. You might build up fat in your belly pretty easily, but your friend might get it in her arms.  Your mum might complain about her hips getting bigger, whilst your brother might have fat in the upper body. Everyone wishes that they could just magically reduce fat mass in a […]

The Benefits of Losing Weight

The Benefits of Losing Weight

Keep Heart Disease at Bay​ Maintaining a healthy weight helps your health enormously. By being in a healthy weight range you reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. All of which can contribute towards heart disease. Even if you already have one of the aforementioned conditions, keeping yourself […]

What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Starve to Lose Weight

What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Starve to Lose Weight

You may have a few (or more) extra pounds you want to lose. What do you do? Naturally, like most people, you turn to tried and true methods of weight loss, diet and exercise. You begin running or hitting the weights a few days a week. You start to tighten up your diet, omitting junk […]

Twenty Calories

Twenty Calories

Next time someone tells us, as the World Health Organization does on its website, that the way to prevent “the burden of obesity” is “to achieve energy balance and a healthy weight,” this is the number that should come immediately to mind. Twenty calories. Next time we’re told, as the NHS Choices website tells us, […]

The Top 3 Reasons Diets Fail (and how to stay on course)

The Top 3 Reasons Diets Fail (and how to stay on course)

It’s New Year and like thousands of others you have decided this year will be the year you get in shape.  You probably noticed a small burst of motivation after choosing what your diet and training plans would look like. That sense of finally moving in the right direction…it can be pretty exciting. And it […]

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

Cue one big collective sigh of relief. Of course you try your very best to stick to a relatively healthy diet and exercise plan. But some days, you’re bound to go overboard—after all, you’re only human. Perhaps it’s stressful at work and you just can’t stop munching; perhaps you had one too many G&T’s at […]