Ditching unhealthy snacks is obvious, but replacing them with dried fruit could put you on the right track to enjoying a healthier dietPublished 29th April 2019 FIVE A DAY: How to incorporate more healthy foods into your diet (Pic: GETTY) There's plenty of ways to lose weight fast, but a good starting point is to obviously cut out those unhealthy snacks.Unsurprisingly crisps, chocolate and biscuits were top of the list of the nations favourite nibbles to reach for when they're hungry.healthy snacks under 100 calories or even these seven protein snacks to help you lose weight and build muscle. Whilst many of us will be familiar with the old adage 'an apple a day', new research by the Dried Fruit Alliance found that those surveyed didn't actually recognise the health benefits of traditional dried fruit.Although the truth is that dried fruit is just as healthy and packed with the same nutrients needed for a healthy diet. "With our snack consumption on the rise and96% of Brits not … [Read more...] about How to lose weight and eat more of your five-a-day with this one simple change
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FOR YEAR, we've all been told that carbs are the enemy of weight loss. But according to one dietitian, that's simply not the case. Melissa Meier says that we shouldn't just be eating things like veggies and rice that we should be eating - pasta and potatoes are back on the menu too. She told Body and Soul that there are five main reasons why we should never cut carbs, regardless of our body goals. 1. Carbs are "energy-boosting superfoods" "Beans, chickpeas and lentils aren’t just a good source of long-lasting energy, they're also a great plant-based protein that helps to promote muscle growth and repair," Melissa explains. "These vegetables are one of the few foods I’d actually label a true ‘superfood’ and are a good source of fibre for a healthy gut." So next time you're eyeing up a pot of hummus or thinking about having a dhal for dinner, remember that they're really nutritious.2. Potatoes are "nutritionally necessary" Yep, you read that right - your tatties … [Read more...] about Never stop eating potatoes, pasta and bread if you want to lose weight, says expert
WHEN it comes to dieting, there are dozens of options out there - meaning it can be really hard to choose. Luckily, Channel 4's How To Lose Weight Well has been trialling all sorts of weight loss regimes - putting normal Brits on different meal plans and diets to see which is the most effective. What is How to Lose Weight Well and who are the hosts? How to Lose Weight Well is a show in which members of the public road test some of the most talked about diets around, all so you don't have to. The presenting team is led by Dr. Xand van Tulleken, the author of How to Lose Weight Well. Dr. Xand famously slimmed down from 19 stone - and is dedicated to helping others do the same. He is joined by fellow dieticians who help him out along the way. Dr. Xand will also put his own body to the test, by trying out the latest weight loss gadgets and meeting the experts behind the cutting edge techniques. What are some of the diets we'll see in this series? Potato Diet The potato … [Read more...] about When is How To Lose Weight Well on Channel 4, which diets are featured and who are the hosts?
The menu plan only has one course for dinner. You can add fat options to fat meals and carb options to carb meals. For example, cheese (no crackers) or full-fat yoghurt can follow a fat meal. Vegetable soup, or a fruit starter or dessert, could accompany a carb meal. There are many starter and dessert options to be found in our recipe books, or any real-food recipe books you may have on your shelves. Feel free to use the menu plan as a guide, and replace any meal you don't like with another. Have the same breakfast and main meals every day, if this works for you. First, some pointers... 1 You want to get used to eating a maximum of three meals a day. So, eat enough to get through to the next meal without needing a snack. You may find your portions of meat, fish and eggs need to be more substantial if you are not filling up with (make that fattening up with) potatoes and pasta. It might take a while to get the 'more satiating meals/no snacks' balance right, so have a real-food snack if … [Read more...] about The seven-day plan: eat to lose weight… and to keep it off
TRYING to lose weight in time for Christmas? Here’s one thing you could avoid to shed belly fat fast. By Christine Younan/Published 24th December 2018 WEIGHT LOSS: Avoid this one thing could help you burn belly fat fast (Pic: GETTY STOCK IMAGE) Although it’s the season to indulge, many fitness fanatics will still be focusing on their physiques.Whether they’re going hard in the gym or sticking to a strict diet, many will still focus on their weight loss journeys.But did you know it doesn’t always depend on your workout or what you eat?According to Bupa’s UK Dr Luke James, burning belly fat might be a challenge if you’re not getting enough sleep – because you're checking your phone. Related Articles Woman sheds 10st in 10 months – you won’t BELIEVE what she looks like now Man gets into best shape by ditching ONE thing from his diet: 'I've ran 1,000 marathons' Mum looks unrecognisable after shedding 6st by making ONE change … [Read more...] about How to lose weight: Avoid doing this ONE thing to shed belly fat