Healthy Weight Loss
This section contains practical hints and tips for finding your healthy weight and keeping it for life.
If the amount of energy (calories) in your diet is greater than the energy you expend, the excess will be stored in your body as fat, whatever type of food it came from. To lose weight you need to reduce your food intake and increase physical activity. To lose 1lb per week you need to use 3500 calories more than you eat.
Eating behaviour and weight gain
Lots of us eat too much not because we’re hungry but for other reasons: boredom, habit, eat too fast, comfort …
Learn to recognise the difference and eat more sensibly
You can outsmart a weight plateau
Setting Weight loss goals
Weight loss is a marathon - not a sprint. That's why it's important to set weight loss goals...
Meal replacements can be a great short term weight loss tool
Advice on a balance diet, calorie information for common foods, reduce fat, suggested recipes, etc
It doesn’t mean joining the gym, lycra and pumping iron, suggested changes to help you increase your activity and shed the pounds
The four key steps to weight maintenance
How to maintain the weight loss
Most people that lose weight will regain some weight, often starting the dreaded 'dieting cycle'. But it doesn't have to be that way.