Keto, sirtfood, paleo – just how many popular diets are there? And which ones are actually good for you? We spoke to nutritionist Rick Hay, who helps us set the record straight on five trendy diets

There are a plethora of diets out there, it seems as if a new one is made popular everyday. Diets for weight loss, diets for fat loss, diets for reducing appetite, diets for reducing bloating, diets for better skin – I could go on.

All of these popular diets claim to be THE diet that will be the answer to your prayers and claims

If you want to lose weight you count calories and eat less, right? Not necessarily, says Terry Fairclough, a leading personal trainer and co-founder of Your Body Programme 

As a PT, I’ve heard an array of differing opinions and questions on what is considered to be the best diet out there for weight loss.

Should we be counting calories? How many calories should we be eating? Should we all be on a low fat, low carb or high protein diet? Should we be fasting? Are we meant to be eating small, regular meals three times a day?

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Want healthy eating tips for the real world? Healthista quizzed three Instagram superstars on exactly what they eat in a day to fuel their busy lifestyles and hot bodies

There is no question about it – Instagrammers lead busy lives. They are here, there and everywhere (quite literally).

It begs the question, when do they find time to eat? And when they do find the time, what sort of healthy choices do they make day-to-day?

Well we asked them, and not only did they share exactly what they eat in a day, but they also shared some of their favourite

Fermented foods are literally everywhere, but can eating foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi and kefir benefit your health? Editor Anna Magee reports

13 years ago Donna Schwenk was 41 and pregnant with her third child. She developed preeclampsia and as her liver began to shut down. The baby, Holli, had to be delivered by C-section almost seven and a half weeks early, weighing just four pounds.

Swenk herself developed diabetes, high blood pressure and severe fatigue. She could barely get off the sofa let alone care for her newborn. I started looking around for answers because my baby was

Did you take on Veganuary this year? Are you looking to go vegan or make plant-based eating a more permanent practice? Doctor Gemma Newman has some helpful tips

Low fat, high fat, low carb, high carb, vegan, paleo, keto – it’s easy to lose track of all the diets out there. But surely some of them work? And if so which one is best?

Veganuary is still in full swing and if last year’s calculations are anything to go by, it’s only growing in popularity.

In 2018 170,000 people signed up, which was an 183 per cent increase over 2017’s

Want healthy eating inspiration? Healthista quizzed fitness legend Laura ‘Biceps’ Hoggins on her daily healthy eating hacks

Laura Hoggins, better known by her nickname and Instagram handle @laurabiceps, is a personal trainer, podcast host and founder of London fitness community Lifted. Hoggins is also Head of Brand and coach at The Foundry Gym in London.

Hoggins, 34, had her life revelation just a few years ago when she found that making regular, small and sustainable changes to her lifestyle caused her to be the happiest she has ever been.

‘I didn’t achieve weight loss and lean muscle tone