How to lose weight sensibly

How to lose fat in bulging body parts

Skinny thighs but bulging boep? DietDoc explains how different methods - diet, exercise, liposuction and salon treatments - can target those bulging body parts.

Zoe Harcome's 3-phase diet

One of the speakers at the Old Mutual Health Convention is author Zoë Harcombe, Cambridge graduate and author of six books and a diet and nutrition blog.

The Ultimate You Manifesto

Health24 is all about helping you live a great life, this is why we have teamed up with Sleekgeek SA and their concept of unlocking the Ultimate You.

Ways to maintain a healthier you in 2016

It’s that time of year again, when millions of us strive to get fitter, lose weight, and control that sweet tooth once and for all. We have just the plan to make sure you stick to these resolutions.

Why you may be struggling to lose weight

While some people see great weight loss results when changing their diet and exercise plans, many struggle to attain – and then maintain – their ideal body weight, no matter what they try. Studies find that genes may be to blame.

Low-carb alcohol for Banters

Trying to lose weight doesn't have to mean cutting out alcohol, dieters just need to be more careful about what it is they're drinking.

Join our 30 DAYS OF HEALTHY HABITS Challenge

Health 24 has teamed up with SleekGeek to bring you this short challenge that will give you one healthy habit to complete each day for 30 days, helping you become the Ultimate You.

The best diet programmes for losing weight

Only two out of 32 major commercial weight-loss programmes – Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig – can boast scientific evidence showing their clients maintain weight loss for at least a year.

The secret weight-loss ingredient

If you want to lose weight for the summer – without starving yourself or resorting to exclusion diets – try adding a handful of pulses to your daily diet.

How to set healthy goals that stick

Goals can be pretty hard to stick to, now SleekGeek will show you how to upgrade your goal-setting method by distinguishing between outcome goals and behaviour goals.

Do you really need to detox?

A detox may sound like a good idea when you feel sluggish after the holidays, but it actually isn't always necessary.

Keeping that weight loss resolution

If you're one of the many Americans who plan to lose weight next year, there are a number of things you can do to improve your chances of success, an expert says.

Ocean View tries out the Banting lifestyle

The Noakes Foundation has gone to the Ocean View community in the Cape to introduce them to the low carbohydrate and high fat diet (aka Banting) to see if they could change their eating habits and, so, their health.

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