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We know that sometimes you may not always want to read a long piece of text on the weekend, so on Saturdays and Sundays we are bringing you some of the best advice and news regarding healthy living.

Whether it is about the latest diet pill scams, advice on how to better yourself through exercise or just food in general, we’re here to help. The range of topics that we cover will be interesting for almost everyone, and give you something informative to read whilst lounging in bed. We can’t think of anything better.

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The Health Benefits Of Glucomannan

The Health Benefits Of Glucomannan

Extracted from the roots of the elephant yam or konjac, glucomannan is a water-soluble dietary fiber that is now available in supplements, drink mixes, and other products. Glucomannan has a […]


7 Ways Glucomannan Helps You To Lose Weight

7 Ways Glucomannan Helps You To Lose Weight

Glucomannan is a fibre derived from Konjac root, a plant also known as the elephant yam. Glucomannan is widely available as a weight loss supplement, and it has the support […]


How To Boost Your Metabolism

How To Boost Your Metabolism

At the most basic level, there are two ways to lose weight, decrease the number of calories going into your body (diet), and to increase the number of calories your […]


How Does Glucomannan Work? / FAQ

How Does Glucomannan Work? / FAQ

Glucomannan is becoming very popular as more and more people are hearing about this natural ingredient, and are looking to try it out for themselves. But what is glucomannan? And […]


Weight Loss Products For Men

Weight Loss Products For Men

Most of us want to lose weight and get fitter. However there are certainly products that are aimed more at men than women as well as those that suit both […]


The Truth About Prescription Weight Loss Pills

The Truth About Prescription Weight Loss Pills

Prescription weight loss pills help you achieve your weight loss goals, but are only prescribed when you have serious health risks, such as type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, or high […]


8 Natural Weight Loss Supplements

8 Natural Weight Loss Supplements

Many people find it easy to lose weight simply by paying attention to what they eat and spending some time in the gym. For others, it can be a tedious […]


10 Common Weight Loss Mistakes

10 Common Weight Loss Mistakes

Losing weight is all about eating in a caloric deficit mode and exercise more. In short, you will lose weight when you burn more calories than you eat, but the […]


15 Surprising Appetite Suppressants

15 Surprising Appetite Suppressants

There is always a place for well-balanced meals and snacks in a healthy lifestyle, but you really need to look for ways to curb your appetite if you cannot stop […]


Calorie Deficit, Does It Work?

Calorie Deficit, Does It Work?

When you eat anything, you increase your caloric intake. Every time you lift weight or spend time exercising, you burn calories. In order to lose weight, you need to burn […]


6 Top Reasons to Try Spirulina

6 Top Reasons to Try Spirulina

Spirulina, a type of non-toxic algae, is a rich source of phycocyanobilin and provides you with many nutrients, including lots of protein and vitamin B12. Some human studies have confirmed […]


10 Ways to Lower Triglyceride Levels

10 Ways to Lower Triglyceride Levels

Triglycerides are a kind of dietary fat which can often be found in the body’s bloodstream, however high blood triglyceride levels are highly associated with obesity. We consume triglycerides when […]


Garcinia Cambogia, A Safe Ingredient For Weight Loss?

Garcinia Cambogia, A Safe Ingredient For Weight Loss?

A number of weight loss supplements and ingredients are currently available in the market, and some of those have been presented and promoted as fat-burning miracles. Garcinia Cambogia is also […]


Another Top 5 Weight Loss Pill Myths

Another Top 5 Weight Loss Pill Myths

We’re back again with another 5 diet pill myths that we feel are widely (and unfairly) believed! Just as we did last time, we will be looking at some of […]


10 Lies The Media Is Telling You About Nutrition

10 Lies The Media Is Telling You About Nutrition

When you look at the TV, internet, or read the papers you are always going to find articles somewhere about nutrition. The media is saturated with ever changing opinions on […]


10 Ways to Help You Lose Weight Quickly

10 Ways to Help You Lose Weight Quickly

People have been looking for weight loss shortcuts for ages. William the Conqueror became worried about his weight when he could not ride his horse and resorted to a liquid […]


The Truth About The Best Weight Loss Pills

The Truth About The Best Weight Loss Pills

Fighting the battle of the bulge is never going to be easy, and that is the reason why people do not mind trying anything from following a good diet to […]


Is Low Carb Or Low Fat The Answer To Weight Loss?

Is Low Carb Or Low Fat The Answer To Weight Loss?

When trying to lose weight, you obviously have to cut some calories from your diet. But, what foods should you cut from your diet, and what foods should you eat […]


Does Ketosis Really Work For Weight Loss?

Does Ketosis Really Work For Weight Loss?

Trendy diets come as quickly as they go, and the award for 2017’s biggest diet fad will surely go to the Ketogenic Diet. Already associated with the usual line-up of […]


Top 10 Myths About Weight Loss

Top 10 Myths About Weight Loss

The scientific study of nutrition is essentially in its infancy, only being studied and researched thoroughly within the past 100 years. For example, it was only in 1912 that the term […]


Is Your Weight Loss Diet Just Making You Fatter?

Is Your Weight Loss Diet Just Making You Fatter?

Weight loss diets can be hard work yet it is estimated that two thirds of people in Britain alone are on a diet most of the time. In the USA […]


6 Fast Weight Loss Tips That Never Work

6 Fast Weight Loss Tips That Never Work

With every new issue of any magazine (both men’s and women’s), there is some kind of piece about a new trick to lose a huge amount of weight, and fast! […]


9 Ways to Lose Weight Without Diet or Exercise

9 Ways to Lose Weight Without Diet or Exercise

The idea of losing weight can seem like a daunting prospect. And if you are at that familiar stage where you think “I really need to do something about this” […]


12 Foods To Help You Lose Weight Quickly

12 Foods To Help You Lose Weight Quickly

In a modern world dominated by high-fat foods and sedentary lifestyles, weight loss is on the minds of many. Prospective dieters can receive advice from all quarters, with dozens of […]


10 Ways To Speed Up Your Weight Loss

10 Ways To Speed Up Your Weight Loss

Let’s start with some simple maths: if you want to lose just one pound, that’s 3,500 calories you’ve got to cut out from your diet. And in this era of […]


Forget Fad Diets, Should We Be Fasting Instead?

Forget Fad Diets, Should We Be Fasting Instead?

Some fad diets do aid weight loss. Everyone knows someone who lost 10 lbs in two weeks doing some kind of new, strange and incredibly specific diet plan; whether it […]


Top 8 Weight Loss Supplements for Women

Top 8 Weight Loss Supplements for Women

Long-time readers here at Diet Pills Watchdog may have noticed that we have a rather critical streak when it comes to the vast majority of diet pills! In our experience, […]


Your Health Is More Than Your BMI

Your Health Is More Than Your BMI

Most dieters know all about the Body-Mass Index (or BMI). This useful measurement is said to be far more effective than merely tracking your weight at any one time; instead, […]


How Have The Average Male and Female Bodies Changed In The Last 50 Years?

How Have The Average Male and Female Bodies Changed In The Last 50 Years?

The average body has changed over the last 50 years. And if we could be transported back in time we would see changes that are not just about those groovy […]


How To Spot Fake Diet Pills Online

How To Spot Fake Diet Pills Online

No matter how hard our writers work, or how fast they type, the sad truth is that there are just too many supplements available on the market for us to […]


Celebrity Diet Pills Exposed 2017

Celebrity Diet Pills Exposed 2017

Some people are obsessed with celebrities! The rest of us might say we are not interested but when a story appears in the media about a celebrity’s real life struggles […]


Dr. Oz:  What Goes Around, Comes Around

Dr. Oz: What Goes Around, Comes Around

The Start of the Dr. Oz Phenomenon It’s all too commonplace these days for the makers of health supplements to big their products up as much as they can without […]


Do Diet Patches Actually Help You Lose Weight?

Do Diet Patches Actually Help You Lose Weight?

Slimming patches, or diet patches as they are also known, have become popular in recent years. It is easy to see why, as they seem to offer a lot of […]


Can You Trust Consumer Diet Pill Reviews?

Can You Trust Consumer Diet Pill Reviews?

These days many of us buy just about everything online and, as everyone knows, it is not always simple. You need to weigh up the pros and cons of one […]


Why Detox Teas Are Bad For Your Health

Why Detox Teas Are Bad For Your Health

Detox teas are fashionable right now. Dip into any newspaper or celebrity mag and sooner or later you will see a picture of a glamorous celebrity sipping on a detox […]


British Soldiers Prescribed Diet Pills To Stay In Shape

British Soldiers Prescribed Diet Pills To Stay In Shape

Recently it has come to light that more than 270 military personnel in the British Army have been prescribed diet pills at some point, as was revealed by new figures. […]


Rise of the Fakes

Rise of the Fakes

Whenever you go onto a site trying to sell you diet pills you will see lots of people posting their before and after pictures claiming that the product is miraculous. […]


Michelle Mone Under Fire For Trim Secrets Endorsement

Michelle Mone Under Fire For Trim Secrets Endorsement

In the news we have been hearing more and more about diet pills and the industry. Recently diet experts have targeted Michelle Mone for promoting the diet pill called Trim […]


The Crackdown on the Supplements Industry

The Crackdown on the Supplements Industry

We all know that diet supplement companies can be very sneaky with their tactics to get more money out of us by using auto-shipment options, drawing us in with false […]


Cellulite 101

Cellulite 101

Cellulite is the one thing that women hate the most because it can happen to anyone. In fact, 80% of women have cellulite, so if you’ve got it you are […]


Why should you do a Spin Class?

Why should you do a Spin Class?

Whenever you go into a gym there always seems to be posters advertising classes that you can join along with others. One of the ones that seem to be extremely […]


Try These Fascinating Stress Busting Foods Today

Try These Fascinating Stress Busting Foods Today

With the fast pace of your life, has stress grown to be an integral part? It slowly and subtly continues to cause damage to your body. It affects your thoughts, […]


Do we need to take calcium supplements?

Do we need to take calcium supplements?

First of all we heard that taking omega-3 wasn’t beneficial to us, now we’re hearing the same about calcium supplements. But why? Being published all across the UK and USA […]


The Dieting Habits That Are Piling On The Pounds

The Dieting Habits That Are Piling On The Pounds

A lot of us feel guilty about food at some point in our lives and we know there are some things we shouldn’t be doing, but it’s hard to break […]


What you need to know about the grapefruit diet

What you need to know about the grapefruit diet

This is probably one of those diets that you haven’t heard a lot about. It’s extremely popular in America and it’s pretty self-explanatory. Of course, the one thing with this […]


Fast your way to a fitter you…or not?

Fast your way to a fitter you…or not?

We’re all guilty of skipping breakfast sometimes when we’re in a rush. But how many of us have ever tried fasting for a period of time? Thinking about it makes […]


How to get the flat stomach you’ve always wanted

How to get the flat stomach you’ve always wanted

It’s been proven that BMI can’t always be accurate when determining who is overweight and who isn’t, which we addressed in our investigation. In fact it’s better to have a […]


Are you overdoing it in the gym?

Are you overdoing it in the gym?

Everybody has different goals in mind when it comes to going to the gym and we all exercise for different amounts of time. Five hours a week is classed as […]


Mad for Yoga

Mad for Yoga

All over social media there are people boasting about the effects yoga has had on their lives and that everybody should be doing it. But why is that? It isn’t […]


Seaweed could be the answer to losing weight

Seaweed could be the answer to losing weight

Normally when we think of seaweed we think of being at the beach and running through the sea, the strings of slime twisting around our ankles and running back to […]


How can you eat healthy on a budget? It’s easy!

How can you eat healthy on a budget? It’s easy!

Nowadays everyone leads busy lives and it can be hard to stop and think about what we’re putting into our bodies. We have a preconceived idea that healthy foods are […]


FDA issues warning over powdered caffeine

FDA issues warning over powdered caffeine

Caffeine is a big part of most peoples’ lives. Most of us have to get that pick-me-up feeling in the morning to help us get through the day due to […]


The truth about Omega-3

The truth about Omega-3

Most of us have probably taken an Omega-3 supplement at some point when we realised that we weren’t eating enough fish like other mothers told us to. But are they […]


Can you turn back the hands on the clock?

Can you turn back the hands on the clock?

Getting old is unavoidable. We know the obvious signs, our hair turns grey, joints begin aching and wrinkles slowly creep onto our faces. The body is less obvious. Nothing works […]


Alcohol has health benefits? Who knew!

Alcohol has health benefits? Who knew!

Most of us love a good drink every now and again, whether it’s going out at the end of the week to unwind with friends or having a glass of […]


Is the Pegan Diet all it seems?

Is the Pegan Diet all it seems?

So many diets have been in the news, all of them offering amazing weight loss results and promising to make you healthy. The Pegan diet is the latest one to […]


Should you take Multivitamins?

Should you take Multivitamins?

Everybody has heard about Multivitamins, but how much do we really know about them? Some people have even claimed that they do nothing to help prevent illnesses so we decided […]


What To Eat To Set You Up For The Day

What To Eat To Set You Up For The Day

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But there are so many of us that feel we don’t have the time in the morning […]


Run for your life!

Run for your life!

Everyday you can guarantee that you’ll go by someone jogging along a path, earphones plugged in, their feet pounding away at the pavement. But what is the deal with running […]


All About That Waist Trainer

All About That Waist Trainer

Popular among celebrities, waist training is all over the social media sites with people claiming it is amazing. Kim and Khloe Kardashian have been using them to create slim waists, […]


Acid Reflux: How to stop it

Acid Reflux: How to stop it

Acid reflux is a common problem that affects most of us from time to time, especially if we have been over indulging in spicy foods or have eaten too much. […]


Is It Time To Tax Sugary Drinks?

Is It Time To Tax Sugary Drinks?

According to doctors and dietary experts, it is time to increase the tax on sugary drinks in the UK. The British Medical Association (BMA) estimate that a poor diet costs […]


Water can help you lose weight

Water can help you lose weight

5 reasons why water can help you lose weight Drinking water is important for health yet many of us don’t drink enough of it, getting all our vital liquids from […]


Are Skinny Jeans Dangerous?

Are Skinny Jeans Dangerous?

Skinny jeans are fashionable. Celebs like Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow and even Kate Middleton regularly show up in figure hugging skinny jeans with Russell Brand flying the skinny jeans flag […]


Multi Vitamins: Do They Make You Healthier?

Multi Vitamins: Do They Make You Healthier?

Read the labels of multi vitamin bottles and it makes you wonder how you have managed to live so long without them! Multi vitamins come with the claims that they […]


Food Blenders: The Dieter’s Best Friend?

Food Blenders: The Dieter’s Best Friend?

With an alarmingly large number of people all over the globe falling prey to disease conditions that are a consequence of poor lifestyle choices, there has been a flurry of […]


How to Lose Weight with Wearable Technology

How to Lose Weight with Wearable Technology

Let’s admit it, it’s pretty easy for a majority of us to gain weight but very tough to lose it. According to various studies conducted on the topic, you are […]


Beach Body Ready with Protein World

Beach Body Ready with Protein World

Bodybuilders have taken protein supplements for years in order to build muscle. Athletes use protein supplements and high protein diets in order to boost strength and fitness. Up to now, […]


10,000 Steps Answer to Keeping Fit and Healthy?

10,000 Steps Answer to Keeping Fit and Healthy?

We all know we need to get fitter! As a result, many of us are turning to wearable devices such as Fitbit, in an effort to become healthier. Although this […]


Fitness Trackers – A Sure – Fire Way To Get Fit?

Fitness Trackers – A Sure – Fire Way To Get Fit?

Fitness trackers are becoming increasingly popular as more of us are turning to technology in order to ensure we have a healthy lifestyle. For many of us, that comes with […]


What is Oil Pulling and Is It Really Worth a Try?

What is Oil Pulling and Is It Really Worth a Try?

We have heard about all sorts of weird and wacky health tips and quite often they can be dangerous to health.However one that has recently caught our attention is something […]


The Fake Magic Cheese Scam

The Fake Magic Cheese Scam

We often hear about scams in the diet pill industry, but the magic cheese scam that is currently being investigated in France, really has taken the not very cheesy biscuit. […]


Is it Time to Ban Junk Food Ads?

Is it Time to Ban Junk Food Ads?

In Britain today, over 12 million people are classified as obese, which works out as 25% of the entire population. Back in the 1970s, only 3% of the population was […]


Want to lose weight? Try Buckwheat!

Want to lose weight? Try Buckwheat!

Buckwheat is strange stuff! It looks just like ordinary flour and like flour; you can use it to make bread, flapjacks, cakes or pancakes. Across Asia, they use it for […]


Want to lose weight? Eat on your own and use a red plate!

A recent study carried out at Oxford University into food has come up with some interesting findings. It seems that our senses and not just our taste buds can make […]


Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!

Many of us love our daily fix of caffeine. The world’s most popular stimulant is found in coffee and drunk every day by millions of people. Most of us cannot […]


Electronic Diet Pill – An Easy Way To Lose Weight?

Electronic Diet Pill – An Easy Way To Lose Weight?

We have seen diet pills that contain some pretty weird and wonderful ingredients. Everything from seaweed, obscure cactus plants to fruits you have never heard of and the grisly sounding […]


US Diet Pill Scammers Receive a Restraining Order

US Diet Pill Scammers Receive a Restraining Order

The FTC (Federal Trace Commission) have slammed a restraining order on some diet pill scammers who have been sending out spam emails and SMS spam for years in order to […]


New Prescription Drug for Weight Loss Soon to be Available in Europe

Mysimba is a new prescription diet pill that may soon be available from your doctor. Developed in the USA by major pharmaceutical company, Orexigen Therapeutics, this drug has already been […]


SmartPlate – An Innovative Way To Stay On Your Diet ?

SmartPlate – An Innovative Way To Stay On Your Diet ?

One of the hardest things about trying to keep to a healthy weight loss diet is trying to figure out portion sizes and the calories contained in the food that […]


Interpol Issues Warning Over Killer Diet Pills

Interpol Issues Warning Over Killer Diet Pills

Interpol have issued a global alert last night over fears that certain diet pills have been responsible for the death of six young Britons. Police in 190 countries have been […]


Jean Nidtetch the Founder of Weight Watchers Has Died

Jean Nidtetch the Founder of Weight Watchers Has Died

Jean Nidtetch the founder of Weight Watchers has died peacefully at her home in Florida aged 91. She founded Weight Watchers in 1963 and turned worrying about weight into a […]


Plus Size Models on the Catwalk?

High Street fashion chains can’t seem to seem to get it right. If their models are too skinny, the fashion business is accused of promoting Bulimia and an unreal expectation […]


You Can’t Outrun a Bad Diet!

We all know how important it is to exercise when we are trying to lose weight. Exercise burns off calories, gets us fit and has long-term health benefits. There is […]


One Beautiful Thought?

Women have a lot to live up to! We are constantly bombarded with images of beautiful women. We are supposed to be sexy, smart and sassy with perfect skin and […]


Diet Pill Scam Company is Forced to Refund Customers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are trying to clamp down on deceptive weight loss marketeers, but it is a real uphill struggle. With so many companies and scams out there, […]


DNP – A Diet Pill Ingredient That Can Kill You

A woman has died after taking diet pills she bought on the internet. It is a very sad story and one that could have easily been averted. 21-year-old student Eloise […]


Portion sizes. Too much food on your plate?

Portion sizes have changed over the last 20 years! For those of us who can remember that far back, this change has come on almost without us noticing. We’re talking […]


Is There Really a Fat Gene?

Weight gain is caused by eating more calories than we need and whether it is the fault of the metabolism, a sedentary job, any other reason, it does not change […]


Lose Cellulite With Coffee?

Lose Cellulite With Coffee?

Many of us thinking about ditching the winter wardrobe and preparing for summer. Happy days of course but what about the dreaded cellulite – always so much easier to ignore […]


Getting Fit Without The Gym

Don’t like the gym? If you are inactive and unfit, a gym can be intimidating. Don’t worry – there are still plenty of ways to get fit and healthy. According […]


Breast milk for body builders? Whatever next!

Breast milk for body builders? Whatever next!

Some athletes will do anything to improve their performance and body builders are well known for their love for sometimes crazy and questionable substances. However, their latest craze has led […]


Kelp.  Is it a Superfood or a Health Risk?

Kelp. Is it a Superfood or a Health Risk?

Recently kelp – a type of seaweed has hit the Daily Mail as being a natural superfood with many benefits. It is easy to see why. Kelp is rich in […]


Diet Pill Advertising. Are Before and After Pictures Genuine?

Diet Pill Advertising. Are Before and After Pictures Genuine?

Have you ever looked at the before and after pictures on diet pill websites?Usually these are to show off the so called miraculous benefits of the supplement on offer. Before […]


Fish Oil? Does it really help you lose weight?

Fish Oil? Does it really help you lose weight?

According to research carried out by the University of Liverpool it does. They carried out an analysis of 185 studies into fish oil and came up with some surprising findings. […]


Can you really trust customer feedback?

Can you really trust customer feedback?

These days liking on Facebook and saying nice things about a service or product is a big part of advertising and one that all companies take very seriously. The feedback […]


The Best Diet in the World? Welcome to Chad!

The Best Diet in the World? Welcome to Chad!

With the rise in obesity, it seems that there is something very wrong with the way that most of us eat. Now a new survey has found that the healthiest […]


Easter Eggs? Now is the time to choose!

Easter is fast approaching. The spring flowers are out, the weather is improving and we know Easter is coming because the shops are stocked with Easter eggs. If you are […]


Can Your Sleep Pattern Make You Fat?

Can Your Sleep Pattern Make You Fat?

We all know how important it is to get our beauty sleep. Now, according to scientists it seems that an extra hour in bed can actually be bad when it […]


Are Fashion Mannequins Too Skinny?

Are Fashion Mannequins Too Skinny?

Catwalk models often come under fire for being too skinny and the major fashion houses have all been criticized for using freakishly thin models in their advertising. This debate has […]



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