Weight Loss

The best non-chocolate advent calendars 2018

Aw yes people, it’s that time of year again – time to choose your advent calendar. And if you thought advent calendars were purely for kids, what could be better than getting a tiny little present from yourself every day for almost an entire month?! December is officially the time to cheer yourself with frivolous things like Christmas coffees and sandwiches, and advent calendars definitely fit the bill. But if

Why am I not losing weight?

Why am I not losing weight when I’m doing everything right?! Sound familiar? Yep, there’s nothing more frustrating than stepping on the scales to find that your weight hasn’t budged, or worse, has gone up, when you thought you had a pretty good week. There are so many factors to take into account when it comes to successful weight loss, but here are a few pointers to consider.  Why am

Dan v Fat – Amazing Loser Dan Church

This week’s Amazing Loser Dan has built up many different support networks, both in real life and on Instagram, and this has been a big part of why he’s been so successful at losing weight. We’re all guilty of bottling things up or not wanting to bother people with our problems, but as Dan shows, it can really pay off to reach out… Name: Dan Church (ask him anything on Talk

Surprising foods that are making you bloated

Bloating is often an indicator that your gut is unhappy and there are several reasons as to why this could be happening. It is widely thought that certain foods can make you feel bloated, with common culprits being wheat and dairy. However, there are some surprising foods that are making you bloated that you might not even realise are causing havoc with your gut. We asked nutritionist Alix Woods, from

Healthy habits for better mental health

Time for some alarming stats: Three out of four suicides are by men. Suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 35. Men are less likely to seek help for mental health problems. Only one in five men said they would take time off work to get medical help for anxiety or feeling low and 34% of men quizzed say they’d be embarrassed to take time off work