Articles tagged with: fat loss

Detox kits - why they don't work

Detox kits - why they don't work

Detox diets and detox 'cleansing' kits are big sellers. They promise lots of things - to purify the body, remove 'wastes' and eliminate 'toxins' (which are never really defined) and rejuvenate the liver. They say they can improve a sluggish digestion, revitalise the skin and boost your energy. Detox has become so accepted in our time-poor, instant world that many people embark on one whenever they've overdone the excesses of life and feel the need to refresh and revitalise. After Christmas is...

11 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Book review: The Fast Diet

Book review: The Fast Diet

The Fast Diet by Dr Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer I recently happened to watch dietitian Matt O’Neill comment on the new Fast...

27 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Review Orange and Purple Vegetable Crisps

Product Review Orange and Purple Vegetable Crisps

Kettle vs Ajitas side by side

With their bright colours and pack shots of root vegetables, they scream "healthier snack". But are vegetable chips really better? We...

8 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Children's weight issues Part 3 - Help for parents

Children's weight issues Part 3 - Help for parents

Having a child with a weight problem needs perseverance and patience. An overweight child will typically not achieve their healthy...

1 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

7 healthy alternatives to spread on your daily bread

7 healthy alternatives to spread on your daily bread

Olive oil for dipping? Avocado, hummus or peanut butter? The debate rages as to what’s the healthiest spread for your daily...

14 August 2012 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  What’s your opinion of chitosan for fat loss?

Q. What’s your opinion of chitosan for fat loss?

A.  Chitosan and its precursor chiten have been hailed as 'fat binders' with the power to soak up fat and get rid of it – an...

31 March 2010 by Catherine Saxelby