Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > 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: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SA's hungry children could have this problem later on News Is almond milk good for you? Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? Medical New medication approved for multidrug-resistant HIV From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.