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The Great Calorie CrunchThe Great Calorie Crunch

WLR’s nutritionist, Rachael Hill gives us 6 very effective weight loss tips that will tip the balance on the scales and in our bank accounts to our favour!


A Year’s Worth of CaloriesA Year’s Worth of Calories

You don't have to work too hard, or too long, for exercise to make a difference to your weight.


Eat to Beat the Winter Blues – and Still Lose Weight!Eat to Beat the Winter Blues – and Still Lose Weight!

WLR guest writer, Cara Frost-Sharratt investigates how obesity and control of hunger can be linked to a little switch in our brains.


Top Tips to Beat the Winter BluesHow to Dress For Your Body Shape

Dressing for your bodyshape will make you look good and then, you can’t fail to feel good while striving to meet your weight loss goal.



What is the hCG diet?

What is the hCG diet? Read our hCG Diet review and discover why hCG and weight loss is the latest diet craze.

Paleo Diet Review

The paleo diet claims to get you eating like a caveman. We review whether the stoneage Paleolithic diet plan can help you lose weight.

Fifteen Fascinating Fat Facts

WLR’s nutritionist, Rachael Hill gives us fifteen fascinating fat facts that we didn’t know we wanted to know! Read on for a bit of fat fact fun.

Eat to Beat the Winter Blues – and Still Lose Weight!

Feel like hibernating and filling up on stodgy, comfort foods to cope with the cold weather and dark nights?

Top Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

How do you beat the Winter Blues and make sure depression doesn’t take hold? Dietitian, Juliette Kellow gives us her top tips.

Pilates for Beginners

WLR personal trainer, Nicola Glanville gives you the history of Joseph Pilates with a beginners guide on how to start Pilates and work out what moves are best for you.

Drinking Tea For Weight Loss?

Green tea has been credited with helping us in our bid to lose weight. Dietitian, Juliette Kellow investigates the Chinese herbal tea and its effects.

The Pink Patch Online Advert Banned

The Pink Patch online advert has been banned because of the lack of medical evidence backing its claims. WLR guest writer, Cara Frost-Sharratt investigates.

Fun Weekend Activities

Fun activities to keep you moving at the weekend should still be an important part of your routine.

Eating Right – Good Weekend Food Guide

Dietitian, Juliette Kellow runs through what to do to stop you overeating at the weekend.

What to Eat at the Weekend

Dietitian, Juliette Kellow gives us some ideas for what to eat when eating breakfast in bed and leisurely lunches are in order.

Beat the weekend binge

New research reveals we’re also a nation of weekend binge eaters – and that can have disastrous effects on our health and waistlines.

Tasty Recipes for Leftovers:

Nutritionist, Rachael Hill shows you how to use leftover food in delicious, money saving recipes.

Working Diet Plan

Dietitian Juliette Kellow comes to the rescue with a plan designed to help working women – and men – lose weight with minimum effort and maximum results…

Shortcuts to Being Slim

WLR Guest Writer, Helen Foster looks at the habits of slim people and offers her tips for slimming down.

Always Feeling Hungry?

Dietitian, Juliette Kellow gives you 10 of the best foods to fill you up, top tips to follow and an eating plan with healthy and fillings foods

PMS Tactics

Many women suffer from pre-menstrual problems to some degree. Here’s Juliette Kellow's low-down on PMS.

Tips from Dietgirl

In 2001, Shauna weighed 25 stone. After six years of healthy diet and exercise, she is literally half the woman she used to be. She shares her 20 best tips to lose weight successfully.

Diet Reviews

Dietitian Juliette Kellow reads between the lines of six diet books new for 2008 – and reveals those worth adding to your bookcase!

Lose Weight… Vegetarian Style

Dietitian Juliette Kellow BSc RD gives an informed review of the benefits of losing weight following a balanced vegetarian diet.

7 Deadly Diet Sins

The most common diet sins facing those trying to lose weight. Plus tips to deal with bad dieting habits and negative thoughts.


The super healthy food which can help to keep your whole body healthy for longer.

Healthy Balanced Diet

A healthy diet doesn't mean surviving solely on bird seed, rabbit food and carrot juice! It’s about getting the right balance.

eDiets Review

It claims to be the UK’s biggest online dieting and healthy eating service. Our dietitian investigates.

Weight Watchers

Popular with millions but will Weight Watchers really help you shift those pounds?

A Taste of the Med

Eating a Mediterranean style diet can help to keep us healthy. Juliette Kellow reveals all...

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Loving your heart doesn’t mean surviving on a diet that’s completely fat free. It couldn’t be easier or tastier to keep your heart in tip top shape.

The Lighter Life Diet

Lose up to a stone in one month! That’s the promise of Lighter Life. But is it the best way to shift excess pounds?

Happy New You

Brand new diet plan includes all your favourite foods, and will help you shift up to a stone in just six weeks!

30 Diet Tips

Lyndel Costain's 30 Top Diet Tips for lasting success.

Christmas Tips

50 Christmas tips to ensure you don’t end up as stuffed as the turkey.

CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet

A review of the new "scientifically proven diet" by Lyndel Costain

Dieting Myths Uncovered

Dietitian Juliette Kellow sets the record straight on some popular dieting myths!

Holiday Diet Tips

50 holiday tips to ensure the only excess baggage you carry around this summer is a beach bag and pair of flip flops!

Top Tips for Weight Control

Strategies for weight control used by slimmers who've lost weight and kept it off.

Blowout Diet

Eat only one big meal at night, or eat one day and starve the next. Lyndel Costain, looks into the pros and cons of the blowout diet.

Eating Out on a Diet

Top tips for eating out at various types of restaurant without piling on the pounds.

Meal Replacements Review

Are meal replacements the best way to shake off pounds – and keep them off?

Atkins Diet Review

A new review of the Atkins diet by Dietitian Juliette Kellow

Diet Book Reviews

Juliette reveals the good, the bad and the downright silly among the latest diet books

Low Fat Diets Review

Dietitian, Juliette Kellow with a new review of low fat diets.


Your Ultimate New Year Slimming Guide

High Fibre Diet

Are high-fibre diets the best thing since sliced (wholemeal) bread?

Blood Group Diet

Juliette Kellow explains the Blood Group Diet. It's easy as A, B, O...

Dieting & Metabolism

How dieting can affect metabolism and how you can increase your metabolic rate.

Grapefruit Diet

It's back. And this time... it could work.

South Beach Diet

Can the new diet plan live up to its claims?

The GI Diet Report

Juliette Kellow investigates whether the latest slimming plan really adds up.

The Zone Diet Report

Dietitian Juliette Kellow takes a look into the Zone and examines the theory and the practice of one of the latest diet crazes.

Sample Zone Diet Day

This example day food plan gives a taste of being on the Zone Diet.

Detox Diets Report

Do Detox Diets Work? Are they good for you? Dietitian Juliette Kellow investigates detox.

7 Day Detox Plan

A safe and sensible detox plan by Weight Loss Resource's Dietitian, Juliette Kellow.

Dr Jeremy Sims' Report on the Atkins Diet

Obesity expert, Dr Jeremy Sims takes a closer look at recent studies on the Atkins Diet, and the health risks associated with Atkins

Atkins Diet Information - the Atkins Lifestyle

Most Atkins Diet Information covers either "bad for your health" or "weight loss miracle". Here's information on how Atkins would affect your lifestyle.

Low Carbohydrate Diets

Low carbohydrate diets, what are they? Do they work? Are they healthy? Read dietitian, Juliette Kellow's verdict.

Cabbage Soup Diet

Basically a very low calorie diet; the Cabbage Soup Diet works, temporarily, by cutting daily calories to near-starvation levels.

Calorie Counting:

Burning Calories

There are three ways of burning calories. Here's what they are and how you can influence your body into burning more calories.

Calorie Counting

Why calorie counting is the most effective weight loss method.

Calorie Intake

Recommended daily calorie intake for adults.

All About Calories

Calories are the units of energy contained in the food and drink we consume. Calories are either burned to produce energy or, if excess to requirements, stored as fat.

Body Weight:

Pregnancy and Your Weight

Pregnancy is often the time when weight problems begin for most women. Here’s our advice before, during and after pregnancy.

Men Losing Weight

Advice for men who want to lose weight and the weight loss differences between men and women.

Childhood Obesity

Juliette Kellow looks at the size of the child obesity problem and gives some tips for keeping children healthy.

Overweight Cancer Risk

The alarming research into the links between obesity and cancer.

Obesity and Health

Dr Jeremy Sims explains the effect that obesity has on health.

Body Fat - the Importance of Healthy Weight

Keeping body fat under control and maintaining a healthy weight can help to prevent Diabetes and other obesity related diseases.

Healthy Weight Chart

Look up your healthy weight range on our height weight chart. The white band shows the healthy weight range for your height.

Body Fat Percentage

What is body fat percentage, how do you measure it and what is a healthy range?

Ideal Body Weight Charts

Our charts show ideal weight for men and women, and healthy weight range based on body mass index

Other Articles:

Weight Loss Surgery

Reporting on surgery to lose weight including specific weight reduction surgical techniques used for weight loss in the UK..

Low Fat Spreads Reviewed

Reviewing some of the spreadable fats available and explaining some of their health and nutritional claims.

Calorie Saboteurs... Uncovered!

Counting calories accurately is essential if you want to lose weight.

Diet Pills Online Review

Is it worth spending £££s on diet pills in an attempt to lose lbs. Juliette Kellow reports...

Small Change Big Difference

Revealing the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle plus the government's Small Change Big Difference campaign.

Eating Disorders

Lyndel Costain gives a general introduction to eating disorders; types, signs and ways to help and treatment them.

Get Your Head Straight

Lyndel Costain explains how a positive mindset can improve your weight loss progress.


The low down on new weight loss drug Rimonabant.

Vital Vitamins

How to ensure you’re meeting your requirements for vital vitamins – without resorting to pill popping.

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

Juliette Kellow explains the new supplements laws…

Slimming Pills

Slimming pills that really work? Do they expect us to swallow that?

Too Much Salt

Many consume twice as much salt than is recommended by the FSA, and it's not good for our health.

The Ultimate Appetite Suppressant Weight Loss Tablet?

Having discovered the appetite suppressant PYY3-36, scientists are hoping to come up with a weight loss tablet which will decrease appetite by making people feel fuller for longer.

Diabetes Symptoms, Control and Management

Dr Jeremy Sims explains Type 2 Diabetes symptoms and causes, and provides advice on Diabetes control and management.

How Much Water Should You Drink?

Adequate hydration is important to all - especially when exercising. But can we drink too much in our efforts to avoid dehydration.

Diet and Prostate Cancer

Studies suggest that men can reduce their risk of prostate cancer by making sure they have a healthy diet.

Sedentary Lifestyle is Bad for Health

More physical activity will improve your health and help manage your weight.

Good and Bad Fat

Monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, essential fatty acids, find out about the good and bad.

Do I Have A Thyroid Problem?

Dr Jeremy Sims explains hypothyroidism causes, symptoms and treatments... 

Good Hydration

To keep you body full of energy and performing at its best, good hydration is essential.

Losing Weight for a Healthy Heart

Following your weight loss goals is excellent news for your heart. 


Nutrition report on chromium, essential for carbohydrate metabolism.

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