weight loss

Researchers at Cardiff University have launched a new app called “Restrain”

Trial to test whether brain training could help people lose weight

Researchers at Cardiff University have launched a new app called “Restrain” to test whether it is possible to lose weight through a type of brain training involving simple games.

The team from the University’s Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) are calling for volunteers to take part in the trial, which will be the largest study of its kind.

They hope to recruit...

Following a low-carb diet can have many health benefits

Feel the Benefits of a Low Carb Diet with Love Yourself

Everyone is unique and there is no magic diet that will suit everyone. However, following a low-carb diet can have many health benefits, from weight loss to the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Love Yourself has released a new low-carb meal plan as they believe a lower-carb diet results in the most weight loss and provides the most health benefits while remaining a sustainable...

Healthy tips using the Eatwell Guide

Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Tip using the Eatwell Guide

Using the Eatwell Guide to plan your meals

A healthy, well-balanced diet is important for managing your weight and preventing serious health problems, including heart disease. The Eatwell guide is a visual tool that represents government guidelines on healthy eating.

In this Healthy Tip, we give you some tips for planning a healthy, well-balanced diet using the Eatwell Guide...

Dame Jenni Murray

Dame Jenni Murray talks about her battle with obesity

For much of her adult life, Dame Jenni Murray, longtime presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, has been overweight, even obese.

She has been called ‘fat cow’ in the street many times, or taunted with cries of, ‘Eh, love, who ate all the pies?’

“The taunting infuriated me and it hurt,” says Murray, 70, whose weight yo-yoed between 14 and 24 stones for some years. She had...

measuring waistline for health

Heart Research UK gives top tip for Healthy Heart

Dr Helen Flaherty, Head of Health Promotion at Heart Research UK gives a healthy heart tip :

Measure your waistline

Your waist circumference is an indicator of your risk of developing some serious health conditions, including heart disease. People who carry too much fat around their middle have a higher risk of developing heart disease, however, this risk can be reduced by...