ketosis

Mike Harman

Mike’s Story

Mike lost over 6st* with LighterLife Total – as featured on ITV’s hit show This Time Next Year Total weight lost: 6st 3lb* Weight loss plan: Total Followed by Management “At 37, having being type 2 diabetic for some years, I had a routine health check and was told point blank that I wouldn’t make Read more…

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bbc crash diet

The BBC’s “The Big Crash Diet Experiment”

On Wednesday 30th May, the BBC aired The Big Crash Diet Experiment, a programme which followed four volunteers as they undertook a “crash diet” – a structured, 800 kcal Total Dietary Replacement (TDR) diet, such as LighterLife Total, which included counselling. The research was backed by Professor Susan Jebb, an expert in the weight-loss industry, alongside a Read more…

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Spice up your foodpacks

Spice up your LighterLife foodpacks

There are lots of great things you can do to add a bit of variety to your LighterLife Foodpacks, without compromising their nutritional value… On any of our LighterLife plans – Total, Lite or Fast – you can add salt, pepper, red Tabasco sauce and tablet sweetener. Plus, if you’re on Lite or Fast you Read more…

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ketosis

What exactly is ketosis?

Ketosis – what exactly is it? Restricting carbs to switch the body into it’s ‘fat-burning’ mode – or ketosis – is an increasingly popular way to lose weight. Yet despite evidence supporting the effectiveness of ketogenic diets, they are often still regarded as faddish, dodgy or even dangerous. We explore the facts. On a ketogenic Read more…

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metabolism myth

Does dieting affect your metabolism?

Changes to your metabolism during weight loss is a much misunderstood phenomenon. Metabolic rate is mainly determined by your weight; the heavier you are, the more you can eat without getting fatter. Think of the amount of fuel a Rolls Royce uses compared to driving the same distance in a Mini. As far back as Read more…

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