I want to lose 13.6kg (30 lbs) in 4 months. I always get temped to eat sweets and overeat. What is the best diet plan to achieve my goal?

Updated 11 September 2017 under Ask Us.

Having a weight loss goal can be a good way to motivate yourself towards healthier eating. However, in general a maximum of 2 pounds per week would be the most […]

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I was diagnosed with PCOS few months ago. I was asked to lose weight in order to regulate my periods and my blood sugar. I need a proper diet plan to do so. Can you suggest what I should eat and what not to eat?

Updated 23 March 2017 under Ask Us.

While there is no “diet plan” for PCOS, there are some changes you can make to your eating habits in order to help regulate your blood sugar and potentially lose […]

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I’m just wondering if it’s ok to take diet pills at the age of 13. I’ve been thinking of using ones that are called ‘Garcinia Cambogia’.

Updated 9 July 2015 under Ask Us.

Something like “Garcinia Cambogia” is not safe for weight loss because it is a supplement, not a medication. This means that it comes from a food or plant and has […]

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I have PCOS, should I avoid carbs completely?

Updated 29 January 2015 under Ask Us.

Good question! Avoiding carbs (officially called “carbohydrates”) all together isn’t a great idea. Carbs provide our body with energy and they are the only fuel used by the brain.  However, […]

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I have PCOS and I’m thinking of following a no-carb diet for a month. Can I eat brown rice, pasta, and bread on this diet?

Updated 23 December 2014 under Ask Us.

Avoiding carbs (carbohydrates) all together, (even for just a month), isn’t a great idea because carbs provide your body with energy. Some people believe that eating carbs will cause weight […]

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Is eating cotton balls dipped in juice going to help me lose weight?

Updated 12 August 2014 under Ask Us.

Is eating cotton balls dipped in juice going to help me lose weight? The Cotton Ball Diet is an extremely dangerous diet trend that involves dipping cotton balls in juice […]

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Eating Disorders: Symptoms

Updated 18 May 2023 under Health Guides.

Anorexia Nervosa: Symptoms of anorexia can be hard to notice because people with this condition can be very good at hiding their eating disorder behaviors. They may take small bites, organize […]

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Updated 9 June 2022 under Health Guides.

Carbohydrates, sometimes called “carbs”, are a source of energy found in grains, fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods. Carbs supply your body with the glucose (sugar) it needs for energy. Extra […]

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Low-Salt Diet

Updated 8 February 2024 under Health Guides.

One of the ways to manage high blood pressure is by following a low-salt (also called low-sodium) diet. What is sodium? Sodium is a mineral that is necessary for our […]

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Is it good to starve myself and only eat fruit while I’m dieting?

Updated 16 January 2014 under Ask Us.

No! Your body needs nutrients from ALL of the food groups. While fruit is healthy, your body also needs protein, whole grains, dairy, vegetables, and healthy fats. Fad diets usually […]

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