Understanding Carbs: Are Carbs Bad for Weight Loss

November 4, 2021Weight loss

It sometimes feels that trends in weight loss methods seem to change and move as fast as high street fashion. The once low-fat approach to weight loss seems to have been replaced in recent times with the high fat, low carbs approach of Keto with plenty of fads and fashions in between. Whereas following high … Read More

ProLon the fasting mimicking diet: my experience

November 25, 2019Healthy eating, Weight loss

You would have to have been living under a stone for the past few years not to have been aware of the massive trend in diets which involve an element of fasting whether it be Michael Mosley 5:2 diet or Time Restricted Eating and indeed I have incorporated such methods into weight loss programmes for … Read More

Calorie counting is not the way to lose weight

November 12, 2015Diabetes, Weight loss

Are all calories equal or are some calories more equal than others? Calorie counting has dictated weight management programmes for decades and is based on the principle of energy in versus energy out using the calorie as a measurement of energy. The idea is that if energy input is greater than our energy output then … Read More

7 Myth-busting tips to help you lose weight

August 18, 2015Healthy eating, Weight loss

In a fit of enthusiasm and determination to lose weight it is very easy to fall into the trap of setting rules and regulations which may be both punishing and difficult to sustain and which may inadvertently promote weight gain. I hope these 7 tips will help put you straight on some common pit fall. … Read More

5 easy ways to cut sugar intake to 5%

March 7, 2014Diabetes, Healthy eating, Weight loss

The WHO is recommending we cut sugar to 5% of our daily intake. Many people including some, ‘dieticians,’ are saying this is unrealistic! I would say that this is simply not the case and if we are serious about cutting the risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and tacking obesity we simply have to take this on … Read More