The noodles that could help you lose oodles of weight: New product can trick you into feeling full

The noodles that could help you lose oodles of weight: Product can trick you into feeling full | UPDATED: 07:12 GMT, 19 October 2012 If hunger pangs keep getting in the way of sticking to your diet, it may be time to use your noodle.

Essex mother slims from size 18 to 10 in three months as she copies Lauren Goodger"s new svelte look

Her friends must be well jel! Essex mother slims from size 18 to 10 in three months as she copies TOWIE star Lauren Goodger's new svelte look | UPDATED: 14:44 GMT, 11 September 2012 An Essex mother has credited TOWIE star Lauren Goodger for inspiring her to lose four stone in just over three months. Tess Giddings, 24, who slimmed down from a size 18 to a 10, reveals that watching the reality TV star shed the pounds on the popular ITV2 show spurred her on to change her diet. ‘The Only Way is Essex was my favourite thing on telly – all the girls look so glamorous, I’d never dream I could look like them in a million years,’ says Tess

"Cigarettes, daily colonics, laxatives, pills": Model reveals horrifying dieting methods used by peers to shed weight for fashion week

'Cigarettes, daily colonics, laxatives, pills': Model reveals horrifying dieting methods used by peers to shed weight for fashion week | UPDATED: 01:03 GMT, 6 September 2012 A model has revealed the horrifying extremes employed by her peers in the fashion industry ahead of catwalk appearances.

Forget sliced white… suddenly everyones eating Gruyere focaccia or date and walnut cob, but is posh bread worth the dough?

Forget sliced white… suddenly everyone’s eating Gruyere focaccia or date and walnut cob, but is posh bread worth the dough | UPDATED: 06:57 GMT, 16 August 2012 Buying bread used to involve choosing white or brown, sliced or not, large or small. These days, supermarkets offer endless choice.

Having a baby gave me an eating disorder: Julie"s disturbing story will give you pause for thought…

Having a baby gave me an eating disorder: Envy women who snap back into shape straight after pregnancy Julie's disturbing story will give you pause for thought… By Julie Cook PUBLISHED: 23:46 GMT, 9 August 2012 | UPDATED: 09:03 GMT, 10 August 2012 The day I decided to restrict my food intake I was sitting on the sofa, feeding my newborn son Alex. Unwashed cups, fluffy teddy bears and a changing mat littered the floor

Alarming rise of mid-life anorexia:

Alarming rise of mid-life anorexia: Thought only teenagers had eating disorders The pressure to look slim is taking a worrying toll on women in their fifties and sixties Alison Smith-Squire PUBLISHED: 21:37 GMT, 1 August 2012 | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 2 August 2012 Addicted to dieting: Margaret Bradley Until the age of 54, Margaret Bradley had never bothered with diets. A naturally trim size eight, the petite mother-of-two from Swindon, Wiltshire, maintained her 7st 5lb weight by eating healthily, jogging and making regular trips to the gym. ‘People were always telling me I looked ten years younger,’ she says

Greggs employee from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, and Sri Lankan Olympic marathon runner Anuradha Cooray eats pasties

'My Olympic diet A pasty a day!' Meet the Greggs employee gunning for marathon gold by running to work and eating pasties Sri Lankan Olympic marathon runner Anuradha Cooray works in Aylesbury, BuckinghamshireNeeds to eat up to 6,000 calories a day to fuel his training | UPDATED: 19:57 GMT, 24 July 2012 George Osbourne's proposed pasty tax would have been a devastating blow to one Olympic athlete. Anuradha Cooray, a marathon runner and full-time employee of Greggs The Bakers in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, has revealed the secret to his Olympic success story: a daily pasty fix. The Sri Lankan father of two, known to his friends as Cooray, trains for his marathon dash by running 17 miles to and from work every day, and eating a pasty when he gets there.

Dark greens, homemade dressing, and just a little bit of fat… How to ensure your salad really IS a healthy option

Dark greens, homemade dressing, and just a little bit of fat… How to ensure your salad really IS a healthy option | UPDATED: 20:33 GMT, 19 July 2012 The salad is a menu go-to for anyone watching their weight. But the seemingly-healthy dish can also function as a platform for high-fat, high-calorie foods that can spell disaster for dieters

Schoolgirl who entered Slimmer of the Year contest becomes anorexic after getting hooked on losing weight

Schoolgirl who entered Slimmer of the Year contest becomes anorexic after getting hooked on losing weight Lucy Hemms, 18, from Blackwood, Wales became addicted to dieting after shedding puppy fatFormerly 14st, Lucy dropped to 7st 12lbs after restricting herself to 200 calories a day | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 18 July 2012 A champion schoolgirl slimmer was left seriously ill – because she couldn’t stop dieting.

Want to shift that middle-aged spread? How keeping a food journal is more effective in women over 50 than skipping meals

Want to shift that middle-aged spread How keeping a food journal is more effective in women over 50 than skipping meals | UPDATED: 19:03 GMT, 16 July 2012 Forget skipping meals; keeping a food journal, and eating out less often, particularly for lunch, is the most effective way to lose weight.