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#Dieting

# dieting - Friday 29 December, 2017

Ditch the diet: 'Your plan for 2018 should be not to make grand plans'

Concentrate on making small steps and you are less likely to become overwhelmed and throw in the towel, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

# dieting - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 12 things you'll understand if you're a reformed gym phobe Work It Out

# dieting - Saturday 25 June, 2016

"I'm still falling, still hating myself, still regretting that I let it all come to this"

Jessica Spencer talks about her struggles with her body and the pressure to be thin

# dieting - Friday 30 October, 2015

Sick of dieting? New study finds low-fat food might not actually help you lose weight Yay

Sick of dieting? New study finds low-fat food might not actually help you lose weight

Reduced-fat diets are no more effective than higher-fat diets in reducing weight, a new study has found.

# dieting - Friday 16 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Everyone's talking about how 'teatox' makes you poo like crazy Out Of Me Like Lava

Everyone's talking about how 'teatox' makes you poo like crazy

“I’ve never farted so much in my life.”

# dieting - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Geordie Shore star's diet book advises people to eat 800 calories a day Holly Hagan

This Geordie Shore star's diet book advises people to eat 800 calories a day

Unsurprisingly, no one is impressed.

# dieting - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Open Thread: What are your experiences of dieting and health kicks? OPeration Transformation This post contains images

# dieting - Monday 9 February, 2015

Opinion: As January drew to a close, so did hundreds of New Year’s diets

My modest goal for this year is to get a body like Cristiano Ronaldo… but January’s good intentions seem a long way off.

# dieting - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

Last winter I got sick and I couldn’t shake it off without a trip to the doctors. In hindsight, it’s very obvious why – I wasn’t really taking great care of myself.

# dieting - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 15 thoughts everyone on a diet has at lunchtime Sad Desk Lunch

15 thoughts everyone on a diet has at lunchtime

Office lunchtime is the undisputed enemy of the dieter.

# dieting - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Column: Cut the ‘fat talk’ in front of kids

Discussing diets and weight loss resolutions may seem normal during January, but remember that impressionable young minds are taking it all in, writes Laura Larkin.

# dieting - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 signs the diet starts TOMORROW Meat Sweats

8 signs the diet starts TOMORROW

No, seriously. Ah sure go on, another Pringle then.

# dieting - Monday 26 March, 2012

Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets

Those hoping to lose weight have been warned about over-the-counter meal replacement products, with experts saying that a slow approach is the only way to lose weight successfully and keep it off.

# dieting - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Dieticians revise calorie calculations: it's now twice as tough to lose weight Dieting

Dieticians revise calorie calculations: it's now twice as tough to lose weight

US scientists say the previous formula – where cutting 500 calories a day meant losing 1lb a week – was too generous.

# dieting - Monday 19 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Singer Jessie J says she wants to gain more weight in 2012 Resolution

Singer Jessie J says she wants to gain more weight in 2012

The British singer says her goal for 2012 is to gain more weight.

# dieting - Monday 15 August, 2011

From The42 Touré back in training as City target Swansea Dieting

Touré back in training as City target Swansea

The FA ban preventing him from taking part in “football-related activities” may not yet have expired, but Kolo Toure has been given special dispensation to return to training with Manchester City.

# dieting - Thursday 6 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge M&S indulge in a touch of yo-yo advertising This post contains videos

M&S indulge in a touch of yo-yo advertising

Caroline Quentin, face of Marks and Spencer food, was selling us pork belly and cheesy dips over Christmas: New ad now has her pushing weight-loss products.

# dieting - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

From The Daily Edge Lose two stone in 10 weeks: just eat sweets Shedding Pounds

Lose two stone in 10 weeks: just eat sweets

An American nutrition professor eats nothing but ‘Twinkie’ bars for 10 weeks – and loses 27 pounds.

# dieting - Thursday 9 September, 2010

Junkfood diet could lead to weight loss, says professor

Big Macs all round! A professor loses half a stone in four days by pigging out.

# dieting - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

AN AMERICAN STUDY has suggested that dieters could be able to lose weight more quickly by simply having some water before their meals.

Scientists in Virginia split 48 test subjects into two groups and discovered that those who drank two glasses of water before low-calorie meals three times a day lost an average of 5lbs more than those who ate the same meals without a pre-meal drink.

The watered group lost an average of 15.5lb each – just a few ounces short of a full stone – while the regular group lost roughly 11lbs each. All of those taking part were aged between 55 and 75.

A previous study dealing with similar control groups found that people who drank two glasses of water before a meal ate between 75 and 90 calories less per meal.

It is suspected that the extra weight loss can be simply attributed to the fact that water, which contains no calories, fills the stomach and basically makes the subject less hungry.

It is important to note, however, that the weight loss would have been the same had both sets of diners always finished each meal.

Brenda Davy, a professor who led the survey, advised dieters to ”drink more water and less sugary, high-calorie drinks. It’s a simple way to facilitate weight management.”

Dieticians have warned that drinking too much water can lead to serious health problems, however, while also leaving dieters at risk of not gaining enough nutrition.