Category Archives: Weight Loss

The 5:2 Diet

The 5:2 Diet involves intermittent fasting. Does it work? We ask Jessica Colacino to investigate What is it: You can’t have missed the hype – apparently this diet involves starving yourself for two days a week and lets you eat what you want on the other five days. Also known as ‘intermittent fasting’, the 5:2 Diet […]

How to stop yourself from overeating

Wondering why you constantly overeat? Here are three factors that may be contributing to over-indulging. It’s easy to over-dramatise the odd extra helping as a ‘binge’ or ‘blowout’, but if you are consistently eating more than your body needs, there may be good reasons. The stick: Macro shortfall The human body’s drive for protein is […]