What you need to know about SALT

February 8th, 2021|Tags: |

Headlines about salt never seem as prevalent as those bashing either fat or sugar, and yet dietary wise, salt is the biggest threat to our health. If salt intake fell by a third, it would prevent 8000 premature deaths in the UK and could save [...]

What to take into consideration in February if you did Veganuary

February 2nd, 2021|

Veganuary recruited a record number of signups this year (around 500,000). It continues to trend but against popular belief, not all vegan diets are healthy. Let's pull back that 'health halo' and have a poke around, with a particular focus on the vegan processed [...]

Are assumptions holding you back?

October 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you live in assumption-ville? Last time I chatted about how the brain likes to automate things. Not because it likes to let us down, but because it has to automate stuff to allow our deliberate system to focus on what really matters that [...]

Making habits stick and why diets don’t help

October 9th, 2020|

Our brain is the most metabolically active tissue in our body. To state the obvious, it’s quite clever but even the brain has limitations and short-cuts it puts in place to help us navigate information overload. The part of the brain that makes us human, [...]

Weight Management – if I’m not prescribing diets, what am I doing?

July 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

In the past, I’ve delivered weight management services which had weight loss at the heart. I’ve worked alongside other healthcare professionals in specialist NHS services, to support people on a journey to better health through weight loss. It has never been simply about offering [...]

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