How much weight can you lose in 6 weeks?

The amount of weight that you lose in a given period of time depends on a number of factors, but by far the most important is your diet. The type and amount of food that you eat plays a crucial role in determining whether you lose or gain weight. In order to lose weight, you…

Are mushrooms fattening or good for weight loss?

There are thousands of species of mushroom, some of which are edible and others that aren’t. Mushrooms are technically not a vegetable, they are a fungi. However they do provide many of the nutritional benefits that vegetables do and so the USDA does classify them as a vegetable. Mushrooms are versatile and can be prepared…

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…

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…

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,…

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!

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