How to lose weight in your 30s

In your 30s, your hormones change and you burn 100 calories less per day than in your 20s. 1. Increase your muscle bulk Your waistline starts to expand as your total body fat increases, and muscle mass and body water decrease. This is why you’re likely to see an increase in body weight and lose […]
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10 weight loss rules to swear by

Ideal Bodies Online’s Sue Heintze shares some key tips. 1. Eat more vegies Not only are vegies low in calories and packed with nutrients, but they also have a high thermic effect, meaning they use a lot of energy just to digest (particularly if eaten raw or as close to raw as you can  manage).
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Alkaline diet review

 The Alkaline diet promotes a healthy pH balance within the body. But does it help with weight loss? The lowdown The theory is that you need an optimal pH balance (balance between acid and base, also known as alkaline) in your body to help you lose weight and avoid certain diseases. Doing the Alkaline Diet […]
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How to get rid of muffin tops

Excess fat on your shoulder blades and top of the hips is caused by your body’s inability to effectively break down complex carbs and sugars MUFFIN TOP & BRA STRAP BULGE “They aren’t called muffin tops for nothing,” says Calabro. “Usually the culprit is neo carbs or man-made carbs and the client needs to focus […]
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2 ways to increase brown fat cells

Brown fat cells burn fat at a higher rate They’re the hot ticket in warding off weight gain, but is there a formula for making brown fat cells? Yes, according to recent research. 1. Exposure to cold could cause adults to generate new brown fat cells, according to research reported in journal Nature Medicine. Unlike […]
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Pete Evans’ slim food tips

Learn how to make healthy food choices at restaurants and cafés with Pete Evans’ top tips. 1. Beware of portion size Portion size is extremely important. Humans are often guilty of overeating and eating too fast as well.
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The Okinawa Principle

The theory: Based on the inhabitants of the Japanese islands of Okinawa, where people live long and relatively disease-free lives, the ‘Okinawa principle’ follows a simple 80/20 approach to the amount of food you eat: Eat until you’re 80% full because it takes 20 minutes for your brain to register that you’re full. For: “Eating […]
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7 ways to reduce cellulite

Want to lose weight and get rid of cellulite? Diet is KEY. We ask the health experts for their top tips. TIP 1: Invest in healthy foods and green juices instead of quick fixes. The problem lies beneath the skin where most topical treatments do not reach – Jules Galloway, Naturopath
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Food Patrol 90-day challenge

Diet Basics: A fun approach to losing weight including an eating plan that’s based around unique portion control Diet Ground Rules: The Food Patrol, created by personal trainer George Taousanis, aims to educate those who are looking to lose weight and make healthy lifestyle choices. Following this challenge, you won’t have to cut out any […]
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Parisian Diet

Dr Jean-Michel Cohen recommends a three-phase program based on healthy French eating habits. What is it: A three-phase program based on healthy French eating habits – we hope they mean cheese, bread and wine! Bon appétit, mon cherie! The Good: “What I love about this diet is the focus on the enjoyment of food,” says […]
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