A Guide to Successful Weight Loss

In addition to diets there is a plethora of information surrounding the concept of weight loss. This is useful for educating yourself on all your options. Understanding how our bodies work in relation to activity and calorie intake is important and will help us to make educated choices in the foods that we eat and the way that we approach exercise.

Sometimes when we come across an advertisement for a new product it may sound logical but at the same time too good to be true. The fact is, if it sounds too good to be true, then it often is. Having a good source of information that allows us to establish the pros and cons equips us with the information to make an informed decision.

Weight loss Articles

  • Weight Watchers SmartPoints
    Weight Watchers ditched its popular PointsPlus system for a new approach - SmartPoints. What are the main changes?
  • Starving Yourself For Weight Loss
    One of the worst possible ways you could try to shed some pounds would be to starve yourself, here's what happens if you stopped eating
  • Weight Loss Supplements
    Weight loss supplements are supposed to help you lose weight by reducing appetite or increase fat burning. Let's take a look at the top 5 supplements and how they work.
  • Chia Seeds
    These tiny blackish/brown seeds may look unappealing at first sight, but once added to your diet, they pack a whole lot of nutrition and weight loss punch.
  • Fresh Meal Delivery Services
    Learn how you can turbo charge your weight loss efforts, while teaching you portion control.
  • Fat Burners
    Fat burners work by boosting energy levels, increasing metabolic rate and to suppress appetite.
  • Weight Watchers Beyond The Scale
    Weight Watchers Beyond The Scale focuses on a holistic approach to healthy living, as opposed to a “diet” to simply lose weight with.
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric)
    Weight loss (Bariatric) surgery is an option open to people who despite making concerted efforts, have extreme difficulty in losing weight.
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
    Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as sleeve gastrectomy, is the fastest growing bariatric surgery procedure. It involves the removal of around 60 - 80 % of the stomach.
  • The Truth about Garcinia Cambogia
    Garcinia Cambogia, also known as Malabar tamarind or pot tamarind is the little pumpkin shaped fruit from Asia that is supposed to suppress appetite and helped lose weight.
  • What Is My Metabolism
    We are going to explain what the body's metabolism is, what it does, what affects it, and how you can manipulate it to help you lose weight.
  • Top 5 Tips for Losing Weight & Healthy Living
    Let's take a look at the top 5 tips that will cover the basics of a healthy eating plan.
  • How to Tighten Loose Skin
    Loose skin is a difficult area to treat, however here are 5 options to help tighten your loose skin.
  • High Protein Diet For Better Sleep And Weight Loss
    Want to lose weight and get more sleep? Here is the simple two step approach.
  • Tummy Tuck
    Tummy Tuck Surgery or Abdominoplasty can flatten your stomach by reducing extra skin and fat, and tightening your abdominal muscles.
  • Arm Lift Cosmetic Surgery
    Arm Lift Surgery or Brachioplasty, is a cosmetic surgery that will reduce sagging and excess skin, tighten tissue and remove fat in the upper arm.
  • Thigh Lift Surgery
    Thigh Lifts recreates the shape of your thighs through tightening and toning your skin and tissue on the outer, and the inner thigh lift (medial).
  • Body Lift Surgery
    A body lift will lift and tighten the loose and excess skin that remains after you lose weight, so that you can show off the new shape that you have worked so hard to achieve.
  • Best Fitness Tracker For Weight Loss
    Fitness trackers are unobtrusive, easy to use, and affordable options that everyone can access. The Fitbit Charge HR has a range of great features that make it the ideal weight loss accessory.
  • Weight Watchers Points Plus
    The Weight Watchers Points Plus Program has a greater focus on nutritional value of food rather than just its caloric value, fat and dietary fibre.
  • Weight Watchers Personal Coaching
    For the first time ever, Weight Watchers members will have access to a fully trained dedicated weight loss coach of their choice.
  • Weight Watchers Simple Start Review
    The Weight Watchers two week Simple Start program gives participants choices for each meal that use foods from the Simply Filling lists of Power Foods.
  • Weight Watchers Simply Filling Review
    The Weight Watchers Simply Filling technique allows you to eat anything from the extensive list of Power Foods without having to worry about staying within your points allowance.
  • Top 10 Fat Burning Foods
    To make it into our top 10 list of fat burning foods, the food must have fat burning properties, be easily introduced into the diet, versatile, commonly available and beneficial to our overall health in multiple ways.
  • Best Way To Lose Weight
    The best way to lose weight fast and quickly is to lose weight slowly. Here is a short list of examples of diets which are well balanced
  • Acai Berry - Super food?
    Acai berries are from the Acai palm tree. Considered one of the world’s super foods, it is nutrient rich and has generated a considerable amount of attention in the U.S
  • How to Lose Weight After Pregnancy
    This article will help new mothers to understand the hurdles and realistic expectations of losing weight after pregnancy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    Gastric bypass surgery is a method of helping obese people to shed excess amounts of weight. Who should have gastric bypass surgery?
  • Fat Camp - Is it for you?
    Many join fat camp with the notion of being pushed and educated to lose weight in a safe environment amongst like minded people.
  • How Many Calories Do I Need to Lose Weight?
    Find out how many calories you need in order to lose weight
  • How Many Weight Watchers Points Is That?
    A Big Mac has 14 weight watchers points, quarter pounder with cheese 13 and a KFC chicken 9. So what is Weight Watchers Points?
  • Lap Band Surgery
    Who should have lap band surgery? It’s important to establish whether obesity surgery of any kind is something you should consider
  • Reductil Slimming Pills: Does it work?
    Reductil is a weight loss slimming pill that supposedly works in 2 ways. Should I take Reductil? How much weight can you lose on Reductil?
  • Weight Loss Surgery
    As a society, we have become more health conscious and concerned with weight gain so it comes as no surprise that there is a plethora of weight loss options, from dieting to elective weight loss surgery.
  • Diet Pills
    There are many diet pills to choose from on the market that suppress the appetite, satisfy hunger more quickly or increase metabolism.
  • How Does Calorie Shifting Work?
    The idea of calorie shifting is to trick the body into thinking that there has been no or little change in calorie intake, therefore avoiding the body’s tendency to trigger survival mode.
  • Phentermine for Weight Loss
    Phentermine is a prescription medication that can be used to assist with the battle of obesity.
  • Counting Calories - What's it all about
    Nutritionists, dieticians and other health professionals agree that healthy eating which includes counting calories and a low fat diet are essential for long term healthy weight loss.
  • The Glycemic Index
    The Glycemic Index (GI) relates to the way your body’s sugar levels respond to certain foods.
  • Guide to Prescription Weight Loss Drugs
    The purpose of this guide is to provide information on popular prescription weight loss drugs. Information here is from the MEDLINEplus, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and US Food and Drug Administration government websites.
  • The Pilates Workout & Exercises
    Read about this fast growing phenomenon that is Pilates.
  • Dietary Supplements
    Everywhere you turn these days, you see advertisements for dietary supplements. Miracle pills that claim to melt the pounds away, liquid protein diets that miraculously shed ten pounds in a week.
  • How I Learned Not to Choose a Diet
    Here are some useful tips on how not to choose a diet, and how to go about it in a healthy sensible way.
  • The Health Risk of Being Overweight
    Being overweight and obese is a problem that has increased quite rapidly in the last 2 decades along with the awareness of its apparent dangers.
  • My Low GI Diet
    I’ve been on a low GI (glycemic index) diet for some time now, and although slow, the weight is coming off gradually.