Tag: weight loss
Are you thrilled to be on a diet? Probably not. Most people don’t go on a diet because it’s a fun or inspiring thing to do. In fact, dieting is akin to torture for many people.
I’m definitely the kind of nutritionist that advocates eating well everyday as a lifestyle, rather than dieting. However, if you’re feeling sluggish, are carrying excess kilos and have a certain goal weight in mind, then you may well need a clear, targeted approach. Plus you’ll need some motivation to stay on track.
So let’s address the key problems with conventional dieting and discuss helpful tips to beating food boredom while getting your weight down to a healthier level.Read more...
10 common weight loss mistakes and how to fix them
Are you trying to lose weight but feel like you’re getting nowhere? Don’t be disheartened, we might be able to help. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most common reasons why you might be at a weight loss plateau or aren’t losing as much as you’d like, despite the effort you’re putting in. Thankfully, alongside each problem we’ve provided the solution, so you can get yourself back on track to being the healthy, happy person you want to be.Read more...
Sweating is the body’s built-in air conditioning system. When our internal temperature rises, our sweat glands release water to the surface of our skin. As the perspiration evaporates, it cools the skin and blood underneath. Sweat arises from one of three instances - when we exercise, when we have a fever, or when we are anxious and stressed.
We all have around 4 million sweat glands that excrete a mixture of water, salt, amino acids and other substances. The exact composition of sweat varies from person to person based on hormone balance, physiological changes, and any bacteria and viruses in the body.Read more...
Inflammation is the body’s response to outside threats such as infection and toxins. A short-term bout of inflammation to combat a hazard is both positive and protective for our health. This is defined as acute inflammation.
Chronic inflammation on the other hand, is long-term, lasting from several months to years. It can result from a failure to eliminate the cause of an acute inflammation, an autoimmune disorder, long term exposure to an irritant (such as an industrial chemical), or recurrent episodes of acute inflammation.Read more...
Fibre is now recognised as being vitally important to our gut health and our overall health. But did you know that it can help you to lose weight and keep it off too? Studies show that a higher fibre intake is associated with lower body fat, body weight and BMI.Read more...
Advice about cholesterol has been controversial and subject to change over the past few decades so understandingly, it can be quite confusing! In this article I’ll cover the cholesterol basics, testing and lifestyle modifications you can make to improve your health outlook and reduce your cardiovascular disease risk.Read more...
Have you heard the expression ‘Summer bodies are made in Winter’? With Spring in the air and Summer not too far away, now is definitely the time to get your act together if you have health and weight loss goals to achieve!
In this article, I will take you through a few strategies to get you on track for Summer. Firstly, I focus on salads, why they make top weight loss meals and tips for creating a great salad. For those that are looking for more support with weight loss (and less cooking!), I’ll explore some of the options available that can help you achieve results before Summer arrives.Read more...
Interestingly, the two biggest barriers for women not maintaining a healthy lifestyle are a lack of time, and lack of priority. This week, why not start to make some positive changes that can last a lifetime.Read more...
Did you look in the mirror this morning and a dad bod looked back? Perhaps you’re wondering how this crept up on you… perhaps you’re not even a dad!
As for how it happened, it may have involved;
- Friday night beers with mates turned into Monday through Sunday beers;
- A few too many burgers with chips, kebabs or pizza;
- Breaking off a Kit Kat (or three) for afternoon tea;
- Skipping the gym again in favour of working late or sleeping off that hangover from above-mentioned beers;
Or simply too busy, can’t be bothered to shop or cook, or can't cook!Read more...
Not sure which plan is best for you? We know that healthy eating, weight loss and weight management is a personal thing, so at Dietlicious we have something for everyone, especially when you are thinking ‘what’s the best nutrition plan for me?’
Our restaurant-quality meals, meal plans and cleanses have been jointly created by nutritionists and chefs for you to enjoy at home. You get the tastiest meals that tick the nutritional boxes and will keep you feeling satisfied throughout the day. Managing your weight could not be easier!Read more...