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Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

Lowering cholesterol naturally is topical because as medical guidelines regularly change about who ‘needs’ statins, more and more people are finding themselves being advised they need to take them. Some people want to be a bit more proactive when it comes to their health and avoid side effects of drugs. So instead of treating symptoms with […]

Does Chicken Make You Fat?

Does chicken make you fat? Not a question I hear very often, but I do often wonder where it comes from that chicken is a healthier option. According to the US Department of Agriculture, about 100 years ago a single serving of chicken contained enough fat to provide 16 calories. Now you get around 200 calories […]

Best Alcoholic Drinks For Weight Loss

I often get asked what the best alcoholic drinks for weight loss are, and my answer is pretty simple really. As a doctor and a healthy person myself, I’m interested in my health as well as being slim. So I’m answering this question making the assumption you’re being really good because you value your health too.   […]

How Do I Lose Weight?

How do I lose weight? Easily the most common question I get asked! Usually when people ask me this they do it with a pretty despondent tone, because they’ve tried loads of things before and nothing has worked for very long. I can see why people get to the point where they think they just […]

Caffeine Withdrawal Symptoms

You can feel absolutely shocking with caffeine withdrawal symptoms if you stop having caffeine suddenly. That’s if you’re dependent on caffeine – and most caffeine users are, even if they don’t know it. If you need caffeine to feel ok, or to get a lift – you’re probably addicted – your caffeine withdrawal symptoms are starting to kick in, […]

How To Change & Lose Your Weight

To lose your weight you have to change. I’m not so much talking about what you eat, how much you eat, and what exercise you do when I say that. What I’m referring to is – you have to change. Because it’s only when you change that all that stuff on the outside will change and you will […]

What’s Your Resistance To Weight Loss?

If you’re not losing your weight, but you’re saying you want to – what’s stopping you? What’s your resistance to weight loss? There’s going to be some resistance to weight loss in your head somewhere that’s stopping you making the changes you need to make to lose your weight – and that shows itself in the things you say and […]

Fat Club – 95% Gauranteed Long-Failure Rate

One of my mates has been going to Fat Club (as she refers to it) for years. Her weight has been up and down, but if you averaged it out over the time she’s been going her weight has actually gone up – all that time, effort, and money to end up going the wrong way. ‘Fat club’ […]

Causes of Low Blood Sugar

In my role as a doctor people often ask me what are the causes of low blood sugar, and it’s not uncommon for them to worry that they have diabetes. But if you’re not already taking diabetes medication one of the most usual causes of low blood sugar is what you’re eating, and not diabetes. How […]

The Decision To Change Is The First Step

We all want our lives to change, our circumstances to improve, our waist line to shrink, and to have things easy – don’t we? But how often do we make the decision to change? Unfortunately for things to change we have to change, and that’s the stumbling block isn’t it, because changing ourselves isn’t always that easy […]

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