Welcome to Love Life Hate Diets

Love Life Hate Diets was created for one simple reason - There is more to life than dieting and counting calories.

A healthy lifestyle needs to be a consistent and sustainable balance of a healthy balanced diet, and an exercise routine that you can both enjoy and reap the benefits from.

This website is intended as a way of helping you make informed decisions about staying healthy, exercising and making the right food choices. But perhaps most importantly, we aim to give you hints, tips and suggestions, throughout the site, of ways in which you can stay the shape, weight and size you want.

When looking to make decisions about your own personal fitness, weight loss, diet or general lifestyle, make sure you are well informed so you know exactly which approach is best for you.

If you’re not a big fan of dieting but need to lose weight, we know it’s not always the easiest thing to do, and many people don’t know where to start. Which is why after many years of on off crash dieting, we decided to embark on a mission to lose weight, tone up and stay that way. It’s not been easy but it is achievable. There are thousands of men and women trying to lose weight across the world, you’re not alone and reaching your weight loss goals is not impossible either.

We understand that there is nothing more important to you than achieving the body and lifestyle you want. This might mean that you need to find a diet and exercise plan that fits with your routine and your lifestyle. There is no one size fits all approach to achieving your perfect body and everyone’s expectations and motivations are different. However, there is one thing that stays the same for everyone and that is the importance of striking up that balance between staying in shape and enjoying life at the same time. We hope website helps you to achieve that.

In a bid to keep things simple, Love Life Hate Diets has been divided into 4 easy to use sections which all contain articles which will hopefully inform, motivate, educate and inspire you.

Health & Fitness

In our health and fitness section we aim to provide you with a wealth of information on all things health and fitness related. Our advice is aimed at both men and women of all ages and covers topics from Mens Health, Health Clinics and Health clubs through to Alcohol Calorie Content and Healthy Eating.

It’s really important to look after your health but in a world of temptation it’s not always an easy thing to do. Many people decide to start a healthy eating regime but can’t keep it up as they either lose motivation or find it too restrictive. The emphasis throughout this section is to help you create a balance between real life and maintaining a healthy life.

You will find information in the Love Life Health and Fitness section that you may not have even considered relevant to staying in shape. Did you know many people on a diet don’t realise that alcohol is nothing more an empty calories and sugar? Not only does alcohol play havoc with your general health and your mental health, but it can also reduce your chances of losing weight. Take a look at the alcohol calorie counter to find out more.

Diet & Weight Loss

With thousands of diets to choose from it’s hard to know where to start, how do you know which is the right diet for you? How do you know which diets actually work? Well it’s time to do some research and find a way of eating that suits your tastes and your weight loss goals.

The Diet and Weight Loss section will give you nothing more than an honest and unbiased opinion and information on some of the leading diets on the market. Our diet guides and plans will show you quick fix weight loss plans such as the Grapefruit Diet, the Special K Diet and the Cambridge Diet. Although these aren’t particularly healthy diets, they are an ideal way to get in shape fast –but don’t expect the results to last long term.

You will also find information on more sustainable diets such as the low GI diet. The information available in the section allows you to work out your own BMI so you can decide whether you really need to lose weight. Plus we give you a guide to diet pills and look at the side effects associated with such rapid weight loss.

Food & Recipes

Did you know that many low fat supermarket foods may not actually be that good for your health? Low fat or diet products generally contain a higher salt and sugar content as a way of improving the flavour which can actually reduce your weight loss.

When embarking on any new eating regime it is important to know what foods are best to help you lose weight, which is why we’ve provided you with an easy to follow list of healthy food and diet foods. Did you also know some foods can actually speed up your metabolism? Speeding up your metabolism can also help you lose weight.

The Love Life Hate Diet Food and Recipes guide will give you plenty of ideas of help keep your diet tasty and healthy at the same time. We give you a wealth of information related to food and diet in general as well as plenty of soup recipes, which are really are popular low fat, low calorie dinner choice. From Pumpkin soups to chicken soups, we’ve got it covered.

You will also find weight loss recipes, and healthy recipes which have all been tried and tested.


One of the most effective ways to lose weight is to exercise! Many people look for ways to lose weight with no exercise but this isn’t easily achievable.

Incorporating exercise into your weight loss regime is the perfect way to speed up your weight loss, speed up your metabolism and help you reach your weight loss goals quicker.

Not everyone enjoys exercising but that’s simply because you haven’t found something you enjoy doing. To ensure you stick to your fitness regime it is important to take up a sport or an exercise which you both enjoy and see the benefits of.

For people who are new to exercise our Exercise section will give you lots of information, firstly on how to exercise and the benefits of exercise. Then we help you find the best exercises for your stomach, the best exercises for your chest and give you ideas on how you can exercise at home.

When you begin your new exercise plan make sure you’re getting the most from it incorporating plenty of different workouts and routines, this will help keep you motivated and ensure you are working all the muscle groups.

Take a look at our exercise guides to find out how to achieve your perfect body and find an exercise plan to suit you.