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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 […]

Your Excess Weight Is A Symptom, But What Is Your REAL Problem?

You may see your problem as excess weight, but if you’ve spent years trying to get rid of it by dieting and exercising without success – your weight isn’t the problem, it’s merely a symptom of something else. You can waste a shed load of time and energy (and probably money too) trying to correct what you perceive as ‘the problem’, but it isn’t a...

The Truth About Sugar

Patients come in to my surgery asking if they’re diabetic because often they find themselves feeling tired and shaky, and eating or drinking something sugary makes them feel better. This isn’t diabetes – but it is a potential addiction to sugar. At the very least it’s exposing some food choices within the last few hours […]

Who Is Sabotaging You?

We all know at least one person who tries to sabotage us when we’re trying to make changes to our life. When it comes to losing weight it’s that ‘friend’ who makes you feel guilty for ordering something healthy and passing on pudding. The thing is – on some level your success is threatening to them, […]

Are You The Type Of Person Who Can Lose Weight?

I often get asked for meal plans and recipes. I’ll be honest with you, you’re missing the point if this is the main thing you’re after from me, and it comes down to the actions behind three words carried out in a particular order: Be → Do → Have You want the slimmer healthier body, and to […]

2 Simple Things That Help You Lose Weight

Does what you want for your weight and health seems like an impossibly big jump from where you are now? If it does it probably means you’re spending too much of your energy focusing on what you’ve got right now. To change you need to start shifting your energy away from what you don’t want in […]

Your Body Goes Where Your Mind Leads

Your body will not change until it is led by your mind. Where has your mind been leading your body just lately? Look in the mirror or have health check to find the answer. The fact is just ‘doing’ a diet and/or exercise plan is NOT enough, as many people have emailed me over the years […]

How Not To Overeat

It’s pretty hard losing weight when you don’t not how not to overeat isn’t it? There’s loads of reasons why you might be eating too much, and in this article I’m going to give you 4 things you can use to know how not to overeat What Do You Want Instead? So you know you’re eating too much. […]

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