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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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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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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Dieting made easy

Kickstart your own BodyBlitz with this easy-to-follow-diet plan So you want to lose weight? Most people know that the weight-loss equation is largely dependent on how much exercise you do and what type of diet you follow. While physical activity at least three times a week will help you shed those extra kilos, most experts […]
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Clean Eating diet

What is it: The idea that you eat food in its most natural state, or as close to it as possible. The Good: According to health coach Jessica Nazarali, from livehealthysimply.com.au, “Clean eating suggests that you avoid processed and sugary foods, which is something I am sure everyone in the health industry would agree is […]
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Eating little & often does NOT boost metabolism

Eating multiple mini meals does not boost metabolism or promote weight loss, research presented to the Society for Endicrinology shows. When 24 lean and obese women were given two meals or five meals comprising equal calories, energy expenditure over 24 hours was comparable. It’s another nail in the coffin for eating regimes promising to trick […]
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HCG diet – does it really work?

The somewhat controversial HCG Protocol looks to the hormones for weight loss success, in particular human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). What it is Developed initially by British endocrinologist Albert Simeons, the diet has been significantly refined – and complicated – to now include a 4 Phase Fat Elimination Protocol. Dr Simeons was famous for injecting HCG […]
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How to lose weight without dieting (yes, it can be done!)

If the ‘d’ word is the source of all your weight loss woes, we’ve got news for you. Out team of experts believe that small lifestyle changes can equal big results. “Basically, any diet will help you to lose weight in the short term – the problem is very few of them work long term,” […]
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Greek diet

The Greek diet is abundant with plant food and low in meat fat, and can be very simple and easy to implement. It’s not just the rustic seaside setting that keeps Crete’s coronary disease mortality at the bottom of the ladder. A study in which non-Cretans were prescribed the diet native to the small Greek […]
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