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 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 […]

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 […]

Is your job making you fat?

Teachers, administrative assistants and engineers are more likely to put on weight, according to a new study released by CareerBuilder in May. The national study found that 41% of people have gained weight because of the type of job they do. They are more likely to have higher rates of weight gain if their job […]

Rob lost over 2 stone of belly fat with DietAssist

Like many men, Rob’s problem was belly fat. DietAssist helped him lose over 2 stone and drop two trouser sizes. Here’s his story in his own words. “For years, my waistline had been creeping up slowly, but it never really bothered me too much until one of my children pointed out that ‘Santa Claus has […]

Warning: Fruit juice makes you fat

You wouldn’t be surprised to know that eating a packet of biscuits every day would help you pile on the pounds, but how about a nice healthy glass of fruit juice? After all, it’s natural and we need to make sure we get our ‘5-a-day’, right? Well, research for Mailonline has exposed that orange juice […]

5 Tips to Survive the Easter Holidays if You’re On a Diet

Holidays can put a real strain on any diet or sensible eating plan. We all have a tendency to go into ‘holiday mode’ and focus on short-term pleasures rather than long-term gains. ‘Temptations’ are everywhere at Easter. Not only do we tend to eat and drink more with family and friends, but there are enough […]

5 Valentines Day treats which won’t ruin their diet

The fastest way to a person’s heart might be via their stomach, but if your partner is on a diet then a box of chocolates or dinner out might not get you the response you hope for. So here are 5 ideas for Valentines Day treats which won’t ruin their waistline (or your relationship). A […]