Do you have trouble getting to sleep at night?, tossing and turning as you cant seem to get comfortable and relax? – You may be suffering one of the side effects of a bad diet.  Research has shown that deficiencies of certain nutrients such as Calcium and Magnesium can badly affect sleep patterns. Experts recommend adding plenty of fruits to your diet as well as vegetables, grains and some protein sources like fresh fish or chicken.  An obvious one which really shouldn’t need repeating is to avoid any drinks/food with caffeine. Some people also feel that having an alcoholic drink is a good way toRead More →

Catherine Tyldesley is currently one of the hottest properties in soap land receiving many admiring glances for her stunning figure. This however was not always the case for the twenty nine year old actress who battled her weight for many years before finding a weight loss solution which worked for her. First of all having a personal trainer as a boyfriend has been a massive help for Catherine. He helped her came up with a regular exercise regime and healthy eating plan which started her on the road to the figure we see today. Tyldesley cites will power as a vital commodity for would beRead More →

It certainly helps to be organised and have a set plan of action when you want to lose weight. Here are a few tip which you may find useful. 1) Don’t allow your hunger to build to a maximum Its important that you keep your hunger levels balanced. If you become insatiably hungry then you may be likely to grab the first thing you can find which is often not a healthy option. Keep your meal times as regular as possible. Skipping breakfast is always a bad idea. 2) Know whats coming Get the shopping in and keep that fridge stocked with healthy options. MostRead More →

Dieting is quite difficult for most of us mere mortals so having to give up your favourite alcoholic tipple certainly doesn’t make things any easier. It is something that many of us fail to do so end up adding all those calories despite cutting down on fatty foods. There are however ways to enjoy a drink without ruining your diet. According to Andrea Giancoli of the American Dietetic Association you can still enjoy a drink as long as you count those calories carefully.  The average glass of wine has around one hundred and twenty calories while the average spirit comes in at around the hundredRead More →

So here is a novel idea from former pop idol winner Kelly Clarkson – Find Love and the weight will drop off!..well, not exactly but something along those lines ;-).  Clarkson recently told Cosmopolitan magazine that since hooking up with her now fiance, she has dropped over eighteen pounds. She claims that falling in love will make you want to look your best for your partner. Of course small portion sizes and not eating late in the day might also have a bearing on Ms Clarkson’s current weight as well as a regular exercise regime.    Read More →

During a recent photo shoot for Littlewoods, Myleene Klass showed off her stunning new figure modeling outfits of her own design.  It has not been an easy year for the former popstar as her marriage ended in divorce however 2013 looks to be full of bright prospects for the young entrepreneur. The spring collection from Klass looks set to be a surefire hit bringing the former singer to the top of a different sales chart. At least one figure hugging designs suggests Ms Klass certainly did not overindulge too much during the Christmas/New Year break. Her previous work for Littlewoods has proven to be veryRead More →

Model and actress Jenny McCarthy has claimed to feel healthier than ever thanks to cutting out gluten and dairy from her website.  McCarthy has a new show coming out soon on VH1 so has also undergone a makeover in order to be looking her best for the shows debut. Jenny said she has a lot more energy since excluding certain food items with the added benefit of losing a few pounds. She makes soups such as butternut squash and will on occasions go on an all soup diet for a week or so if she needs to lose weight quickly. She recently divorced John MalloryRead More →

Former Miss Ireland Holly Carpenter has pledged to take it easy on the diet this Christmas as she plans to make the most of it with her boyfriend Irish rugby star Cian Healy as well as with her family and friends. After spending some time in Galway with friends she then plans to meet up with Cian on Sunday where they will spend the day pampering themselves with fine foods and gifts. The pair have been dating since December but this is their first proper Christmas with all the trimmings.  Carpenter is a big fan of the Paleo Diet or the Caveman diet as itRead More →

1) OK its Christmas and you probably deserve a good break but would it be really that difficult to fit in just a little exercise? Make a note of when you are likely to have a little free time and see if you can squeeze in a run, any indoor sports or whatever normally works for you. If its in your schedule then its harder to brush it off. 2) Take it easy on the alcohol. Many festive drinks are packed with calories plus you are likely to eat  a lot more if a little tipsy. Indulge yourself at least once if you really needRead More →

Well known Irish businessman  Ben Dunne has lost a whopping 4 stone this year. The sixty three year old took on the advice of his doctor and decided to do something about his weight problem. Although considered currently healthy by his doctor he was told that in his current shape this was unlikely to continue. If he wanted to live at least well into his seventies then he needed to take action on his weight. Dunne weighed almost nineteen stone when he began dieting but is now down to almost under fifteen. The food stuffs he has cut out are fairly obvious bad boys suchRead More →