How many calories do you need to eat to maintain your weight?

In order to maintain your current weight, you need to consume approximately the same number of calories that your body burns. This number can vary greatly from person to person and is dependent on various factors. These factors are: age – in general, as you get older your metabolism slows down, so an older person…

70+ of the best weight loss tips for incredible results

70+ of the best weight loss tips to help make your weight loss journey as effective as possible!

1200 calorie diet

Staying in a calorie deficit is what leads to weight loss. This means that a person needs to eat fewer calories than they burn; doing so forces their body to make use of fat stores as a source of energy. Eating 1200 calories a day will create a calorie deficit and lead to weight loss,…

Are oranges good for weight loss?

The amount of energy that you obtain from the food that you eat is measured in calories. The amount of calories in different foods varies greatly. For example 100 g of pecans contain 691 calories, whereas 100 g of lettuce contains just 15 calories. This is because the pecans contain a lot of fat and…

Are mangoes fattening or good for weight loss?

Mangoes have got to be one of my favourite fruits. They are so sweet and succulent, it can be hard to resist them. I remember when I was a child we used to have an enormous mango tree growing in our backyard and when the fruits were in season, we would cut them open, sprinkle…

30+ best foods for burning fat and losing weight

Losing weight is a goal that most people in the world will strive for at some point in their lives. In 2013, two out of three women in the UK began a diet, and 44% of men tried to slim down. There are many different techniques for losing weight, including a wide variety of diets…

Are grapes fattening or good for weight loss?

Grapes are my second favourite type of fruit, falling short of only mangoes. Their naturally occurring sugar helps satisfy my sweet tooth in a much healthier manner than gulping down a bar of chocolate would. I usually eat them on their own or use them in smoothies such as this one. Grapes are by no…

Is sushi fattening or good for weight loss?

If like myself you are a fan of Asian cuisine, you will undoubtedly have indulged in Japanese cuisine and in particular, tried sushi. It is my second favourite type of food, falling slightly short of the Thai green curry. For those of you who don’t know, sushi is simply vinegared rice (aka rice prepared with…

Are avocados good or bad for weight loss?

The avocado, believe it or not, is a fruit and not a vegetable. More specifically, it is a berry with a single seed and is native to Mexico (which is probably why guacamole is so popular there). Avocados bring with them a whole host of health benefits, one of them being the ability to help…

Is watermelon fattening or good for weight loss?

I have to admit that watermelon is one of my favourite fruits, largely due to its extremely sweet and refreshing taste. I particularly enjoy drinking watermelon smoothies, either on their own or with other ingredients added. Watermelons have a lot of health benefits such as helping to lower blood pressure, soothing sore muscles, fighting off…

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