Montignac Diet

By | September 25, 2018

Montignac Diet The Montignac Diet was developed by the Frenchman Michel Montignac, a former pharmaceutical-company executive, after his experiences with other diets while trying to lose weight. His method is promoted through popular books such as Dine Out and Lose Weight, and Eat Yourself Slim. The Montignac Diet appeals to the masses and dominates best-seller… Read More »

Liver Cleansing Diet

By | September 25, 2018

Liver Cleansing Diet The Liver Cleansing Diet is an 8 week eating plan aimed at improving health through cleansing the liver, rather than losing weight. It is supposed to balance your metabolism, strengthen the immune system, and help you live longer. With the side benefit that most people also end up losing weight. The Liver… Read More »

Lazy Mum Health Plan

By | September 25, 2018

Lazy Mum Health Plan The Lazy Mum Diet and Health Plan is for people who don’t like being told every single thing to do, who find it too hard to count calories and who like to be relaxed about things – like me. It’s what I came up with after researching and reviewing heaps of… Read More »

Fat Flush Plan

By | September 25, 2018

Fat Flush Plan The Fat Flush Plan book has an attractive cover announcing it as the Breakthrough Weight Loss System that melts fat from your hips, waist and thighs in just two weeks and reshapes your body while detoxifying your system. The Fat Flush author, Ann Louise Gittleman was the chief nutritionist at the Pritikin… Read More »

CSIRO Diet

By | September 25, 2018

CSIRO Diet The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet was recently developed by the CSIRO – Australia’s national science agency. This is obviously a sign that diets are high interest and big business – the government starts getting into things. And the CSIRO says the program is backed by scientific evidence that proves it works. The CSIRO… Read More »

Atkins Diet

By | September 25, 2018

Atkins Diet The Atkins Diet, from Dr Atkins, based on low-carbohydrate, high protein and high fat intake, has been around for many years. It has also had bad press since it started. Visit Atkins Exposed for a blasting from the American College of Nutrition. Or Atkins Diet Alert. It restricts carbohydrates so that your body… Read More »

The Glycemic Index (GI)

By | September 25, 2018

The Glycemic Index (GI) Low Glycemic Index diets and eating plans are currently very popular. The Glycemic Index ranks carbohydrates on a scale from 0 to 100 according to how they affect blood glucose levels during two hours after eating. It is measured on 50g of actual carbohydrate. For example 50g of glucose has a… Read More »

Body Mass Index – BMI

By | September 25, 2018

Body Mass Index – BMI Body Mass Index is a way of assessing body fat for adults based on your height and weight. BMI = weight (kg) / (height in metres) squared. For example, if I weigh 65kg and am 1.78m tall, my BMI is 65/(1.78*1.78) = 20.5 The BMI categories (according to the US… Read More »

Diets to lose weight

By | September 24, 2018

Diets to lose weight You can probably lose weight with any of the weight loss diets popular today. At least at first. However keeping that weight off permanently is a different matter. Much initial weight loss is due to a loss of water and muscle tissue, instead of body fat. And given that muscle weighs… Read More »