The seven-day Pioppi diet plan is believed by experts to help extend a person’s lifespan. Pioppi, in southern Italy, has been dubbed the ‘world’s healthiest village’ as residents often live 10 years longer than elsewhere to 100 years old. Bacon and chocolate are staples in the diet, but vegetables, oily fish and nuts feature heavily and are thought to help prevent the people of Pioppi from developing heart disease or type 2 diabetes. Large consumption of olive oil is also believed to benefit the heart and apple cider vinegar is thought to help acid reflux, lower blood pressure and boost weight loss. The seven-day Pioppi diet plan is believed by experts to help extend a person’s lifespan. The diet also includes eggs most days, which are a good source of protein, intermittent fasting is recommended and red wine is permitted. Adapting the diet of Niopi, … [Read more...] about How to live longer: Apple cider vinegar just ONCE a day could extend your life by 10 YEARS
The idea of regularly skipping meals might sound nightmarish but according to one doctor it could be the key to maintainable weight loss. Intermittent fasting diets have skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years – from the 5:2 to the ‘two weeks on, two weeks off’ plan – but this latest concept might be the most extreme yet. Called the ‘one meal a day diet’, the concept is simple and involves getting your daily calories, nutrients and energy from just one meal rather than the traditional three plus snacks, Get The Gloss reports. An advocate of the eating plan, Dr Xand Van Tulleken – a Harvard and Oxford University-educated doctor - says that as well as being scientifically endorsed, this approach could prove more convenient for dieters and produce impressive weight-loss results without the need for excessive calorie counting. In his recently published book How to Lose Weight Well, Dr Van Tulleken explains that … [Read more...] about A Harvard educated doctor only eats one meal a day, and he thinks you should too
A GLAM gran has shed SIX STONE in a dramatic transformation after her 5,000-calorie-a-day diet made her look like “an elephant”. Mum-of-four Natalie Sutherland started to gain weight in 2011 after turning to food for comfort while battling with fertility problems and by 2013 she had ballooned to a whopping size 22 and was scoffing up to six packets of crisps a day. Despite the joy of falling pregnant with her daughter Maddison, now two, later that year, 39-year-old Natalie’s eating spiralled further out of control – leaving her looking like an “elephant”. The expectant mum took advantage of the excuse that she was “eating for two” and carried on gorging on up to 5,000 calories throughout her pregnancy and beyond. The full-time mum claimed she was so disgusted with her appearance by 2016 that it made her feel sick to look in the mirror – and she even struggled to be affectionate with her husband Barry Sutherland, 30. But … [Read more...] about Gran, 39, loses SIX STONE after high fat diet made her look like ‘an elephant’
Protein is a macronutrient - a type of food required in large amounts in the diet - along with carbohydrates and fats.It is broken down by the body into amino acids, which are the ‘building blocks’ of cells, and vital for numerous processes in the body.Animal products, such as meat, milk and eggs are generally high in protein.However, you can also get protein from plants such as legumes, like peas and beans, and nuts. In the UK it is recommended people get 0.75g of protein per kilogram of bodyweight, meaning that if you weigh 70kg you should eat 52.5g protein a day. In the UK it is recommended people get 0.75g of protein per kilogram of bodyweight, meaning that if you weigh 70kg you should eat 52.5g protein a day.However, often older people don’t consume enough protein for their body’s growing needs.This is because body composition changes as you age, and there’s a natural … [Read more...] about Best diet for older people: Three reasons why eating MORE protein can be anti-ageing
WOULD you like to lose one stone every month, while receiving motivational messages and texts to keep you on track? This is the promise behind the LighterLife diet plan, but the very low-calorie meal plans are certainly not for everyone. Here's the 'skinny' on the three stages of the LighterLife diet, if you're wondering if it's the one for you... The idea of the LighterLife diet is to slash your daily calorie intake and kickstart weight loss. The deprivation technique is controversial with some medical professionals but it certainly works - and can be effective for those who are dangerously overweight. Stage one: Those with a BMI of 30 or above, meaning they are classed as obese, or severely obese if BMI is over 40, begin on the Total VLCD (very low calorie diet) plan. This meal plan limits dieters to 600 calories per day, which is much less than the 2,000 cals recommended for women and 2,500 recommended for blokes. It's a meal replacement concept, with dieters eating 28 … [Read more...] about What is the LighterLife diet, what foods are restricted, is it safe and are there any success stories?
FROM guzzling fruit smoothies to fasting two days a week, celebrities have tried a host of fad diets in search of the perfect bod. Now, ITV’s Save Money: Lose Weight aims to find out which “off the shelf” diets are the best value for money. Six overweight Brits will be put on these diets for a period of 28 days. Then, the amount they spend will be compared to how much weight they lose, in order to work out which diet is the best deal – in terms of cash saved and weight lost. Joe Wicks’ Lean In 15, The Paleo Diet and 5:2 are among the plans that hosts Sian Williams and This Morning medic Dr Ranj Singh will be testing. Here, we examine popular plans, which famous face has tried it out and if it’s right for you. What is it? Joe Wicks, 30, is an online fitness and diet guru who has now launched his own books and TV show. With a mission to “get people moving and eating healthily”, Joe has gone from a personal trainer struggling to … [Read more...] about Six celebrity-approved diets the likes of Ellie Goulding and Adele love
THE global collagen market could be worth £7BILLION a year by 2023, as women – and increasingly men – battle to banish visible signs of ageing. Production of collagen, a natural protein in the body, drops as we age, leaving skin duller. And getting more can help our health as well as our looks. But with so many ways – from supplements to drinks – which is the best? Here, work pals Naomi Snelling, 42, and Claire Dison, 40, pit a collagen-boosting diet against beauty products. For two weeks, mum of two Naomi tried the collagen diet, while Claire used various lotions for suppler skin and both gave their verdicts to JULIA ETHERINGTON. Three brave couples strip to their undies and reveal their biggest body hang-ups Vitamin B deficiency, dehydration or a UTI... The real reasons you could be feeling tired Big boobs bounce back as having an out-and-proud cleavage is now in - while having small boobs is no longer fashionable Fearne Cotton on her struggle with … [Read more...] about Collagen-boosting diet or beauty products… which has bigge impact on skin?
IT gives you all the pleasure of Coke, with none of the calories. When Diet Coke hit the shelves 35 years ago, it quickly became the world’s most popular low-calorie drink. It’s true, the refreshing drink does contain just ONE calorie, making it a much better alternative than it “full-fat” cousin Coke, that packs a fattening 139 calories per 330ml can. And when it comes to sugar levels, there’s no comparison either. Diet Coke has none…nada, while one can of regular Coke adds a whopping 35g of sugar – that’s around seven teaspoons – to your daily diet. But, in recent years, the scientific microscope has firmly focused on sugar and links with obesity, heart disease and diabetes. And amid the concern over sugar, sweeteners haven’t escaped scot-free. A growing body of scientific evidence is causing alarm bells to begin to ring among the Diet Coke-drinking faithful. But what is the truth? Here we speak to a nutritionist, and … [Read more...] about From diet saviour to saboteur the truth about Diet Coke (and it’s bad news if you want to shed pounds)
People who drink alcohol three to four times a week have a lower risk of diabetes than those who don't drink at all, while a having a heavier consumption is associated with a risk greater than or equal to that of alcohol abstainers. Many epidemiological studies have suggested that light to moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of diabetes compared with abstention, in both men and women. However, there has been little work done to investigate the impact of drinking patterns, such as drinking frequency or binge drinking, on the risk of diabetes. Some research had implied that drinking frequency could be more important than the amount of alcohol that people drink when it comes to assessing the risk of diabetes. In a large study now published in the journal Diabetologia, scientists have investigated this issue further, examining the effects of drinking frequency on type 2 diabetes risk for 28,704 men and 41,847 women in Denmark. "What we knew was that … [Read more...] about Drinking alcohol 3 to 4 days a week reduces risk of diabetes more than abstaining
To manage the condition, type 2 diabetics often have to make changes to their diet - such as reducing the amount of food they eat and stopping eating certain types of food.However, there is often confusion among people newly diagnosed with the disease as to what they can actually eat.Insulin is the hormone which is responsible for controlling the amount of sugar in the blood.Type 2 diabetes - which is far more common than type 1 diabetes - occurs where the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin or the cells in the body don’t react to insulin.This causes blood sugar, or glucose to stay in the blood and isn’t used as fuel for energy.However, although sugar does not directly cause type 2 diabetes - people are more likely to develop the condition if they are overweight.Diabetes UK said: “You can see if too much sugar is making you put on weight, then you are increasing your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.“But Type 2 diabetes is complex, and sugar is unlikely … [Read more...] about Type 2 diabetes diet – can you REALLY eat sugar if you have the disease?
If you are trying to lose weight, it can be hard to know which diet plan is right for you. It’s always important to consult a medical professional and do your research before radically changing what you eat. From bonkers fads to health plans celebrities swear by, the amount of advice can be overwhelming. Here’s our handy A-Z guide to dieting that could help you on your weight loss journey… The alkaline diet involves cutting back on foods which produce acid when digested. On the banned list are all meat products, wheat and other grains, refined sugar, dairy, eggs, caffeine, alcohol and processed foods. These are replaced by alkaline foods, which largely involves eating plenty of fruit and vegetables. Soy beans, tofu, nuts, seeds and legumes such as lentils are generally allowed. Strict alkaline dieters would stick to vegan meals. This fad is believed to have been started by health trainer to the stars, Tracy Anderson, although she has since distanced herself from the … [Read more...] about The A-Z of dieting: From proven regimes to those with serious health implications
To manage the condition, type 2 diabetics often have to make changes to their diet - such as reducing the amount of food they eat and stopping eating certain types of food.However, there is often confusion among people newly diagnosed with the disease as to what they can actually eat.Insulin is the hormone which is responsible for controlling the amount of sugar in the blood.Type 2 diabetes - which is far more common than type 1 diabetes - occurs where the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin or the cells in the body don’t react to insulin.This causes blood sugar, or glucose to stay in the blood and isn’t used as fuel for energy.However, although sugar does not directly cause type 2 diabetes - people are more likely to develop the condition if they are overweight.Diabetes UK said: “You can see if too much sugar is making you put on weight, then you are increasing your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.“But Type 2 diabetes is complex, and sugar is unlikely … [Read more...] about Type 2 diabetes diet – can you eat sugar if you have the disease?
Eating three to four servings of enriched pasta, dark bread and breakfast cereal were especially associated with lower risk of the menopause.Women consuming approximately 6.5 per cent of their daily calories as vegetable protein had a significant 16 per cent lower risk of early menopause compared to women whose intake was approximately four per cent of calories.For a woman with a 2,000 calorie per day diet this is equal to three to four servings of such foods as enriched pasta, breakfast cereal, tofu and nuts, or about 32.5 grams a day.But animal protein had no effect, the study by epidemiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Harvard School of Public Health found.First author Maegan Boutot and her adviser Professor Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson said: “A better understanding of how dietary vegetable protein intake is associated with ovarian ageing may identify ways for women to modify their risk of early onset menopause and associated health conditions.” … [Read more...] about Menopause: Diet rich in vegetable proteins from grains, soya, nuts may prolong fertility
Kate can never go near a diet book again. After ten years of trying every title on the market, she is suffering the consequences of serial dieting.'My metabolism is wrecked,' she says. 'Just to stay at a constant weight is like being on a diet. One week of even slightly letting go and I pile on the pounds. If you lose weight quickly, like I've done many times, your body needs fewer calories, and the less you need to eat. It's a complete trap.' Now she's at least two stone heavier than she was five years ago. Weight and its loss have become a national obsession. We are fascinated by the melting of the once-too-solid flesh of Vanessa Feltz, Geri Halliwell, Alexander McQueen and Martine McCutcheon, and vicariously enthralled by shows like ITV's Fat Club. No doubt, we'll be grimly compelled to watch the forthcoming BBC documentary Diet or Die, focusing on obesity and whether diets work. According to a Gallup Poll published last year, 12.8 million Britons are on a diet at any one time, 60 … [Read more...] about A quick-fix diet? Fat chance
Getty Images UPDATE: Big Ang gave an update on her condition, see her Facebook post below.________________________________ Mob Wives star Big Ang has been hospitalized to treat a throat tumor, E! News has learned. The 54-year-old, raspy-voiced VH1 reality star, whose real name is Angela Raiola, has not talked about her ailment and appeared to be in good spirits at two celebrity events that took place over the past two weeks, as recently as Tuesday. She was taken to the hospital earlier this week after experiencing pain in her neck and plans to undergo surgery for a tumor in her throat. "Right now, everyone's just focused on getting Ang the best care possible," a source told E! News. It is unclear if Big Ang's tumor is cancerous. She has been a smoker for many years. Big Ang's hospitalization was first reported by TMZ, which said her tumor was the size of a lemon. On Tuesday, Big Ang took part in the AOL's "death of fake reality TV" mock funeral event in Times Square in New York City. … [Read more...] about Big Ang From Mob Wives Hospitalized for Throat Tumor, Made Public Appearance Just 2 Days Ago?See Pics
The INSIDER Summary: Google released data for the most searched for diets. The GOLO diet was the most searched. Also on the list were the taco diet, the mono diet, and the military diet. The new year is fast approaching, which means many people are probably starting to think about dieting for their 2017 resolution. In 2016, there were quite a few fad diets that popped up and became trendy. Now as the year winds down, Google has released the top 10 fad diet searches of the year and INSIDER included purported before and after photos along with a little info about each diet. Keep reading to see them all. 10. Mono Diet The Mono Diet was made popular by a self-proclaimed "guru" who calls herself Freelee the Banana Girl. Essentially, the idea is to eat a massive amount of one single ingredients - thus the "mono" in mono diet. For Freelee, this ranges from potatoes to mangos to bananas and says she eats between 2,500 and 5,000 calories a day, most of which is raw food. … [Read more...] about Before and after pictures of the most popular fad diets this year
First, there are no quick or easy fixes. Although some diet types boast significant initial weight loss, the British Dietetic Association (BDA) warns that these are unsustainable in the long-term. The popular Dukan diet promises such early weight loss during its punishing early days. After that tough start, it aims to have you losing a much kinder 2 lb (900g) a week. It’s a high-protein, low-carb diet, so you’re encouraged to eat chicken, turkey, eggs, fish and fat-free dairy. But the relative lack of vegetables, fruit and wholegrains gives some people constipation. Meanwhile, the 5:2 diet type focuses on intermittent fasting to restrict your calorie intake. Essentially you eat normally for five days and diet for two non-consecutive days each week. The BDA says it’s important not to overeat on the normal days, and to follow an evidence-based plan built upon healthy, balanced eating and written by a dietitian, such as the 2-Day Diet by Professor Tony Howell and Dr … [Read more...] about How to choose the right diet for you
Courtesy: David Becker/WireImage Former Miss Alabama Katherine Webb has caused quite the stir after reports surfaced that the beauty queen subsists on 1,120 calories a day. "It's all about self-control," Webb told People magazine. "I cut out any type of bread product, and cake, cookies, bagels," she says. "When I eat a lot of sugar, I tend to bloat more." But the beauty isn't the only celeb to adopt an extreme diet. Whether prepping for a role, training or trying to drop a few pounds before hitting the red carpet, plenty of other stars have shocked us with their caloric intake. NEWS: Celebs reveal their weight: Kourtney Kardashian, Katy Perry, Amanda Bynes, Mila Kunis and more 1. J Woww: We're not sure the former Jersey Shore star would have enough energy for a decent fist pump, according the diet advice she gave on her website back in 2010 that called for consuming no more than 500 calories a day. On the menu for lunch? Three ounces of chicken, white fish, lobster or crab. 2. … [Read more...] about Katherine Webb Talks Eating Habits: 5 More Celebs Who Have Shared Their Extreme Diets
UPDATE: Big Ang gave an update on her condition, see her Facebook post below.________________________________ Mob Wives star Big Ang has been hospitalized to treat a throat tumor, E! News has learned. The 54-year-old, raspy-voiced VH1 reality star, whose real name is Angela Raiola, has not talked about her ailment and appeared to be in good spirits at two celebrity events that took place over the past two weeks, as recently as Tuesday. She was taken to the hospital earlier this week after experiencing pain in her neck and plans to undergo surgery for a tumor in her throat. "Right now, everyone's just focused on getting Ang the best care possible," a source told E! News. It is unclear if Big Ang's tumor is cancerous. She has been a smoker for many years. Big Ang's hospitalization was first reported by TMZ, which said her tumor was the size of a lemon. On Tuesday, Big Ang took part in the AOL's "death of fake reality TV" mock funeral event in Times Square in New York City. She kept her … [Read more...] about Big Ang From Mob Wives Hospitalized for Throat Tumor, Made Public Appearance Just 2 Days Ago—See Pics
Jimmy Kimmel has shed some pounds over the past year, but his method might sound incredibly tough. The Jimmy Kimmel Live! host appeared on The View Monday morning after hosting Live! With Kelly and opened up about how he lost the weight. "It's a reasonable diet," he shared. "I don't eat on Monday and I don't eat on Thursday." When they co-hosts appeared baffled at his admission, he clarified, "I eat like 500 calories on those days." That still seems pretty difficult to us, Jimmy! Having to stay away from food on those two days-though he did admit to receiving a fruit plate backstage-caused the women of The View to wonder if he ever became particularly moody as a result of the hunger. "I don't think so, but my wife and everyone I work with say it makes me mean and grouchy," he admitted, "but it does work and I eat like a pig the rest of the time." Kimmel isn't the only celebrity to try out extreme diets in order to get to a certain goal weight. For his role in The Heart of the Sea, … [Read more...] about Jimmy Kimmel Dishes on His Reasonable Diet, Says I Don’t Eat 2 Days a Week