What determines body weight and weight loss (and is the NHS weight loss app the answer?)

September 23rd, 2021|

As we strive to determine where our body weight should sit, how we achieve and maintain weight loss and what control we ultimately have over that, let’s start by being clear about what we know. The role of genetics in weight Various studies have [...]

Are you a seasonal dieter and how to break free from the cycle?

August 25th, 2021|

I always associate September with WHSmith’s and a new pencil case. I used to love these trips with my Mum. Now I secretly engineer a visit with my children to salivate over the stationery, which I absolutely need obviously. New beginnings and all the freshness [...]

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 [...]

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