Is papaya fattening or good for weight loss?

Papaya or pawpaw is an orange coloured fruit, best known for the large number of small black seeds that it contains. It is native to Mexico and Central America, but is enjoyed worldwide. I have a papaya tree growing in my garden and therefore get the privilege of eating this fruit on a fairly regular…

Weight loss diets: the ultimate guide

This guide was written to help you gain a better understanding of how your diet affects the amount of weight you lose (or gain!). I begin by covering various food types & their benefits and finish off by analysing 4 of the most popular weight loss diets available today. The article is fairly long so…

30 great sources of vitamin E

The best way to get sufficient vitamin E in the diet is to eat foods that are a rich source of it including sunflower seeds, almonds, peanut butter and leafy greens like kale and spinach. Here are 30 fantastic sources of vitamin E to add to your diet.

10 health benefits of turmeric

Turmeric is a spice native to southwest India, most commonly used in Indian cuisine. It has a gentle flavour, is pungent and slightly bitter, and is often used to colour food. Turmeric is great in a number of dishes, from simple lentil dahls to more complex curries, as its mild flavour makes it versatile and…

How to lose upper body fat

Fat is stored around various parts of your upper body, including your face, neck, shoulders, arms, back, chest and belly. In order for you to start losing fat from these areas, you have to remain in a calorie deficit. This means that your calorie intake needs to be lower then your calorie expenditure. Doing so forces…

57 tasty sources of vitamin C

Otherwise known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, which means that it cannot be stored in the body for any length of time and must be consumed on a regular basis. Here are 57 foods that have a lot of it.

Is orange juice good or bad for you?

Orange juice, one of the most well known fruit drinks to have with breakfast. Americans drink billions of litres of the stuff every year. It goes well with 2 scrambled eggs and a slice of toast. There is no doubt about it – orange juice is one of the most delicious drinks out there and can…

Can you gain weight in one day?

Substantial weight gain that is visibly noticeable by friends and family happens gradually, over weeks or months. It is almost impossible for you to gain significant amounts of weight overnight. Keep in mind that we are talking about weight in the form of stored fat and not water weight, which we will discuss later on in…

Unhealthy ways to lose weight fast

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, it can be difficult to stick to a healthy eating and exercise plan. Weight loss can be a long and difficult journey, causing some people to get frustrated and forcing them to resort to fast and easy ways to shedding the excess pounds. However many of these methods…

Are bananas good for weight loss?

Bananas are a fantastic food choice for anybody looking to lose weight for a multitude of reasons. They are processed slowly by the body which can lead to you feeling fuller for longer, and they are extremely versatile and flavoursome. Not only do they make a great snack, but they can be added to cereal,…

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