Weight Loss

How to cut out alcohol for a weight loss boost

Ever considered if you should cut out alcohol? We all love a pint every now and then, but drinking too much can have a devastating impact on your health, including your weight. Did you know that just one pint of cider has the same calories as a McDonald’s sugar ring doughnut? As it’s so easy to down several pints in one sitting, the calories start stacking up very quickly. So

MAN v FAT Newsround 16/2/2018: How well do you know your fruit?

Welcome to this week’s MAN v FAT Newsround, where we take a look at what’s been going on in the world of weight loss, health and fitness this week… NEWS FROM THE MAN V FAT FOOTBALL LEAGUES Back in December, we told you about an exceptional group of players from the MAN v FAT Football Tudor Grange league, who had gone above and beyond not just on the pitch, but off it

What’s actually in your protein bars?

Protein bars: love them or hate them, there’s no denying that they’re an incredibly popular way of boosting your protein intake. Whether you’re eating one after a gruelling workout or having one as a nighttime treat (no really, we have known people to microwave a Quest bar or similar dessert-flavoured protein bar), it’s worth knowing exactly what you’re eating. Dr Daniel Fenton from London Doctors Clinic guides us through the

MAN v FAT Newsround 9/2/2018: Hitting the newsstands

Welcome to this week’s MAN v FAT Newsround, where we take a look at what’s been going on in the world of weight loss this week… NEWS FROM THE MAN V FAT FOOTBALL LEAGUES When we started MAN v FAT Football, we never envisaged rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in the beautiful game and now we have (well, kind of). If you happen to be a reader

Olympic Heavyweight: Amazing Loser Alex McCann

There’s nothing quite like a special event to make you realise, perhaps a little too late, that it’s time to shape up. We’re pretty vain beings, and no one wants their fat to be immortalised in pictures forever. This is exactly what happened to this week’s Amazing Loser, who should have been riding high after being nominated to be an Olympic torchbearer during the 2012 Olympics, but who was instead