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 [...]

Behind the scenes of ‘that Slimming World Feeling’

July 14th, 2021|

Over my career I have seen countless women who have been back to Slimming World countless times. This is not a coincidence that it fails so many, and sadly yo-yoing in weight has been shown to put our health at risk, in itself so [...]

What is the best diet for someone with insulin resistance?

May 12th, 2021|

Insulin resistance is a key factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. It is also associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). For clarification, type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterised by an imbalance in blood glucose levels, altered lipid profiles and high blood [...]

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 [...]

Intermittent Fasting – Is it for you?

February 13th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Should we all be following strict rules around fasting? The potential benefits of fasting for the body have been talked about for a long time, but the idea that restricting your eating to a certain time window is good for health, seems to be building [...]

Nutrition tips for the body conscious Love Island couples

June 8th, 2019|

It’s a hard life – slurping from a personalised water bottle and trying to decide whether to sit on a swinging seat or a bean bag. I’d love to see inside those fridges because you don’t see them eat much do you? Their bodies [...]

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