WANT to lose weight but can't seem to shift the pounds? These seemingly healthy foods could actually be making you gain weight. By Laura Mitchell/Published 5th December 2018 WEIGHT GAIN: Some diet foods can actually make you put on weight (Pic: GETTY) Trying to lose weight can be a minefield as there are so many diet options out there.To make matters even more complicated, many foods branded as "low-fat or “fat-free" could actually do more harm than good to your waistline.This is because some foods which you might think are healthy are actually packed with hidden sugar and calories. UNHEALTHY: Some shop bought smoothies are packed with sugar and calories (Pic: GETTY) Darren Beale from MuscleFood.com said: “We’ve all done it – headed for the healthy food aisles in the supermarket and come out laden with smoothies, trail mix and other tasty treats.“Look closely though and you’ll see that they can be packed with calories, sugar and fats.“There … [Read more...] about How to lose weight fast: Are these 10 ‘healthy’ diet foods secretly making you fat?
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JOHNNY Vegas has been pictured filling up on salad during filming for a new TV show following his three stone weight loss. The 48-year-old comic was dressed in a cowboy outfit as he shot scenes in Salford Street, Manchester. Johnny appeared to resist naughty treats in favour of some greens and other healthy snacks. He later gave a thumbs up to the photographers. Johnny hit the headlines in July of this year when he posted a dramatic weight loss selfie on Twitter. Sharing a photo of his slimline face alongside a snap of his healthy breakfast, the Benidorm star wrote: "It's a far cry from a Thatto Heath fry up....ooh you've changed Vegas. "Apologies fellow tweeters, busy of late and treating our chats like a bacon butty, sadly an all too rare a treat of late x". At his heaviest, Johnny weighed 18 stone and he is now keen to stick to a healthy diet and improve his fitness. He recently revealed that he lost much of the weight simply by cutting bread and cheese from his diet. The star's … [Read more...] about Slimline Johnny Vegas loads up on salad during filming for new TV show after 3st weight loss
CLAIRE Richards has been through an incredible weight loss journey over the years – but how did the former Steps star lose 6st? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 18th September 2018 Claire Richards, who is best known as a singer in the pop group Steps, is releasing her debut album My Wildest Dreams, which is out on November 2, 2018.In 2017 she showed off her six stone weight loss after struggling with her size most of her adult life.Speaking to Lorraine Kelly today, Claire said she lost the weight to have another baby, but that “didn’t work out”.Lorraine said: “You know what it’s like if you’re a woman in the music business and you dare to put on a little bit of weight, you’ve struggled.“But you wanted to lose weight for a special reason, you wanted to have another baby.”Claire responded: “Yeah we did at the time, but it wasn’t to be.” Related Articles How to lose … [Read more...] about Claire Richards weight loss: How did the former Steps star lose 6st and keep it off?
When it comes to losing weight it seems to be all about diet and exercise.It's obvious that exercise is key to any weight loss regimes as it helps you burn calories and more calories burned means a greater weight loss. But what if you hate exercise? According to nutritional therapist Petronella Ravenshear, no: "Contrary to the popular notion that we need to exercise to lose weight it’s simply not true." Plenty of studies have backed up Ravenshear’s opinion. Last year, a study published in Current Biology found that while exercise is important for your overall health, it shouldn’t be the only focus for weight loss. In fact, tweaking your diet can be more beneficial to not only losing the weight, but keeping it off. Generally, weight loss is 75 per cent diet and 25 percent exercise. That’s not to say you have to radically switch up what you eat overnight. “Cutting down on carbohydrates and drinking lots of water, which will take the edge off hunger and … [Read more...] about Can you lose weight without exercise?
We all know that to lose weight you need to exercise more and eat less – but the question is, how? Research suggests there are dozens of tricks when it comes to shedding the pounds. From acupuncture helping you to lose an extra 10lb in three months, to why carrot juice should be part of any slimmer’s daily diet, try some of these tips to get you back in shape in time for summer… 1. Take a calcium supplement. You’ll lose 2.6% more fat than people who don’t. Calcium provides small increases in the body’s core temperature. This boosts metabolism, prompting our bodies to burn more fat. 2. Red meat can help you lose weight. It contains a lot of proteins that help you maintain muscle mass – and muscle burns four times as many calories as fat. 3. People who have acupuncture once a week lose an extra 4.5 kg (10lb) in three months. Applying needles at pressure points is thought to trigger electrical pulses that suppress appetite. 4. Sprinkle … [Read more...] about 50 fantastic weight loss tips to get you in shape for summer