Unhealthy diets, obesity and a lack of exercise are widespread problems in Ireland: just over 25 per cent of Irish people are considered obese. But finding the right diet for yourself and overcoming the challenges associated with switching your diet is easier said than done.
It is not for nothing that the fitness industry is booming – from obscure diets, fitness products and weight loss programmes, it’s difficult to know where to start. But if you want to lose weight sustainably and feel healthy and full of energy, you have to be careful: drastic dietary changes can lead to the dreaded yo-yo effect. This is where you switch between gaining weight and losing weight. In addition, you need to ensure you prevent malnutrition or overexertion.
Find out everything you need to know about nutrition and how to diet successfully and sustainably – as well as about important sports and fitness topics: