British girls are the fattest in Europe

British girls are the fattest in Europe according to a new study published in the Lancet. The study, conducted by the US-based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, found that nearly one-third (29.2%) of UK girls under the age of 20 are overweight or obese – the highest percentage of all the 22 countries in […]

How Christmas Dinner Can Help You Lose Weight

Christmas is traditionally a time for celebration, family and feasting, and most of us get right into the Christmas spirit. According to nutritionists, the average person consumes around 8,000 calories on Christmas Day alone! That’s three times the NHS recommended daily intake of 2,500 calories for men and 2,000 calories for women. And when you […]

How to make sure ‘Stoptober’ doesn’t lead to ‘Noshvember’

The NHS ‘Stoptober‘ campaign is in full swing, with over 240,000 people pledging to quit smoking for 28 days. It’s the second year of the campaign, which is based on the idea that if you can stop smoking for 28 days, you are five times more likely to stay ‘smokefree’. It’s a sound philosophy, which […]

Do you sit down and relax – Well it’s time you didn’t

Spending long periods sitting down reading a book, at your desk working or in front of the TV, will slash your life expectancy – even if you exercise every day. So what’s so bad about doing nothing? Michael Jensen, an exercise researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, one of the US’s top medical research […]

How to lose weight in 10 simple steps

In this report we will show you how to lose weight by addressing the 10 most common factors which cause people to be overweight. If you are overweight or gaining weight, then chances are you are eating and drinking more calories than your body needs. The NHS says the secret of how to lose weight is […]

How to lose 4 stone in weight easily

We regularly receive emails from people asking us if DietAssist can help them lose weight. Most people want to lose a stone, but a number of people want to lose 4 stone and everything in between. In this article, we’ll talk about how to lose 4 stone, as obviously the process is the same even […]

How to lose a stone in weight (and keep it off!)

So you want to know how to lose a stone (14lb) in weight? You are not alone. In fact, it’s the precise amount of weight that many of our prospective customers say would make them happier with their body, if only they could lose it once and for all. In this article, you’ll learn the […]

Jaynean breaks her bad eating habits with DietAssist

Jaynean lost 2 dress sizes and nearly 2 stone when she used DietAssist to control her bad eating habits. Here’s her story in her own words: “I was grossly overweight, very uncomfortable in most of my clothes and was needing to buy another wardrobe to fit into. I’d outgrown the wardrobe I was in at […]

It’s official: Obesity is now a disease

At the annual meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) last week, they voted to classify obesity as a disease. Even though a committee of experts recommended against the move, the association’s delegates voted to approve the change. If the same happened in the UK, a third of the population would be classed as diseased. […]

Are your beliefs making you fat?

We’ve all heard the saying, “you are what you eat”. Well the latest research suggests that “you are what you believe” too. A new study published by the Association for Psychological Science has found a link between what people believe causes obesity and the size of their waistlines. The researchers say that the connection is so […]

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