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 [...]

Top tips to stay healthy and productive whilst working from home

March 17th, 2020|Tags: , , |

The latest government advice will see more of us working from home than ever before. For those of us not used to it, the lack of familiar routine can throw our usual habits out of the window. What and when we choose to eat for [...]

Simple swaps to reduce your salt intake

March 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

This week is Salt Awareness Week, with a focus on hidden salt in our foods. Perhaps we’ve been looking the other way watching fat and carbs battle it out and we’ve forgotten about salt – yet another risk factor for us to be wary [...]

Cereal Bar choices for those with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

February 21st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Following on from my cereal bars for busy people recommendations, here is the low down for those who need to be mindful of carbohydrate intake whilst also ensuring their snacks can be nourishing and help them top up on protein, fibre and other vitamins [...]

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