Our head nutritionist Mary-Lou Harris spoke to Flic Everett of The Mirror about trimming down your waist size with just a few simple changes to your diet and exercise regime. The article explains better ways to work your core, the worst foods for bloating, and the best quick fix options for special occasions.
“The sun is out and the holiday season is upon us which means only one thing – flashing the flesh. And we’re not just talking about in a bikini but in the latest trends for bearing your midriff in crop tops too. But while TOWIE’s Lauren Goodger was showing off a tiny waist on holiday last week, a recent study found the average woman’s waist has increased by seven inches since the 1950s – from a toned 27 to a solid 34. And according to the NHS, a waist over 34.5 inches puts you at greater risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and type-2 diabetes. But it’s not too late to lose the extra padding – try our waist-whittling tips to feel healthy and look hot!”