Articles: Weight loss

Carb free diet

carb free diet

What is the best approach for weight loss: a low fat diet or a carb free diet? A recent meta-analysis attempted to highlight whether a low fat diet, or carb free diet, was most beneficial for weight loss. This meta-analysis investigated the findings of thirteen other studies, pooled all their results together, and analysed the […]

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What’s the best diet to lose weight?

diet to lose weight

Is there even such a thing as the¬†best diet to lose weight? This blog takes the bests bits out of a recent research study that investigated the different types of diet to lose weight. In THIS STUDY, overweight men motivated to lose weight were counselled to adopt 1 of 4 different diets. Basically, the amount […]

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How to maintain weight loss

how to maintain weight loss

How to maintain weight loss: the successful weight maintainer part 2 In part 1, I discussed some of the things that help people to maintain weight loss. Losing weight, is actually possible for most people; maintaining weight loss is considerably more difficult. In this article I’ll discuss some more of the methods that provide guidelines […]

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How to lose weight and keep it off

how to lose weight and keep it off

How to lose weight and keep it off: the successful weight maintainer part 1 How to lose weight and keep it off is such a common occurrence, yet it rarely¬†grabs the headlines. We see a tonne of ‘before & after’ photos; we see very few ‘after the after’ photos. In this article I’ll discuss how […]

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Artificial sweeteners and weight gain

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Artificial sweeteners and weight gain – is it best to switch to ‘diet’? The rise in obesity over the past few decades has ultimately been driven by an imbalance between the number of calories we consume and the number of calories we use. It is likely that obesity is multi-faceted, and that this calorie imbalance […]

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Dexa scan

Dexa scan machine

Dexa scan recently completed at BodyScanUK I recently got myself a DEXA scan!!! What is DEXA scan? Dexa stands for Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry. A Dexa scan is big machine, similar to an MRI scan, except you have an ‘arm’ over you when lying on the bed, as opposed to being totally covered up. See […]

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