Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 29 June 2016 No need to follow that strict diet Most of us find sticking to a strict diet for an extended period of time very difficult. The good news is that you don’t have to. Dutch scientists have recently shown that allowing yourself one scheduled ‘naughty’ day per week to indulge in limited quantities of non-diet foods, like chocolate and other sweets, may actually help you to lose weight in the long run. The reason is simple: permitting yourself the occasional treat tends to help you resist temptation for the rest of the time. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Paramedic on red zones: 'They started stoning us and the ambulance' Medical Too little of this vitamin could harm young hearts Diet and nutrition Alarming increase in childhood obesity over 4 decades Medical Oral health basics: what you need to know Sex Why cardiac arrest during sex is deadlier than any other activity News A deadly story – the origins of poisoning From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.