As another year comes to an end and the festive mood takes over, you begin to realise how you’ve been giving into the treats and temptations of the season and feel the need to get back to healthy eating.
Are you really too thin? Use our BMI calculator(can we link to the calculator?) to find out. Many people envy thin people. But there are an increasing number of people who are too thin or underweight, through no fault of their own, because of illness or a predisposition.
Overweight and obesity are a result of energy imbalance over a long period of time. Energy Balance is like a scale. When calories consumed are greater than calories used, weight gain results.
In this section, we provide you with some tips on what to put in your "great shape" shopping trolley. Here is a handy tip to start with - never go shopping on an empty stomach and always go prepared with a shopping list.
If you are bored and have nothing to do, do you look at what is in the fridge? If so, you are in good company. According to a survey by DAK nearly one quarter of the respondents eat out of boredom and not because they are hungry.
Enjoying sports does not always come naturally. The fun starts once you have achieved the first (often small) sporting success. Even if you are carrying a few extra pounds compared to thinner people, there are many types of sport which are suitable for you.
Dieting is an age old way to lose weight but is fad diet the best way to lose those extra kilos?