Weight Loss

If there’s one thing that’s been proven time and again, it’s that there is no magic pill for weight loss. And yet, “quick fixes” keep popping up everywhere…and they’re usually pretty problematic (I see you, detox teas). Another example: garcinia cambogia extract—an ingredient most commonly found in weight-loss supplements. Uh, what exactly is garcinia cambogia? Garcinia cambogia—a.k.a. Malabar tamarind—is a
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Cutting back on ice cream = one of the suckiest parts of dieting. But that doesn’t mean you have to go hungry. (Never!) “People will go crazy and cut out whole food groups,” says nutritionist Jess Cording, “or be really intense with exercise without refueling appropriately. But it’s really important to give your body adequate calories
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Scroll through Instagram and you’re bound to find a reality star or 10 posting ads for one of their fave “slimming” drinks. But…what is it about those detox teas in particular that make celebs swear by them for weight loss? Are they really better for you than your standard cup of Lipton? Tell me a little
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The worst part about trying to follow a kilojoule-controlled eating plan has to be that constant feeling of being so, insatiably hungry. Even if you haven’t eaten, say, a vetkoek in years, as soon as you’re trying to clean up your eating, boom! You’re craving one. Unfair? Totally. Avoidable? Absolutely. Yes, you read that right.
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