Category Archives : Other

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 […]

Commonest Causes Of Gallstones

While I was at medical school I thought getting gallstones had a lot to do with being ‘fair fat and forty’, because that’s what was peddled by consultant surgeons (not very PC back then)! What I didn’t know back then was that most people who eat a Western diet have gallstones. And most of us […]

Low Fat Dairy Products Are NOT Healthy!

One of the things my Uber Slim clients struggle to get their heads around at the beginning of the course is to never buy ANY low fat dairy products again! We Are Designed to Eat Natural Food The body you have is the result of millions of years of evolution. Part of that involved developing […]

Reduce Advanced Glycation End Products & Live Longer

Advanced glycation end products (aptly known as AGEs) are often the thing that ends up bringing our lives to an end. So there’s a lot of interest in reducing the build-up of these in the body. The clearest way to see them is by the wrinkles in your skin, but they also show up as […]

What Are Processed Foods?

I was watching a sci-fi film which was set in the future the other day, where people had their ‘food’ in tablet form. This is probably at the far end of the spectrum with real food at one end and processed food at the other. Western ‘food’ is heading further and further along that spectrum […]

Hotel Theresia – Great Place to Stay for Food!

This is a brief departure from my usual blogs, but I really wanted to tell you about this wonderful hotel, and recommend it. Good quality food is really important to me, and even on holiday I prefer to make as few compromises on that as possible. Skiing is my absolute favourite holiday and in recent […]

Low Vitamin D Symptoms

Do you get aches and pains in the winter? Did you know that it’s one of the most common low vitamin D symptoms? Vitamin D deficiency is very common but not many people are aware of the problems this causes. Low Vitamin D Symptoms Because vitamin D is essential for strong bones, the biggest problem […]

How to Break a Habit

I had an email from one of my subscribers last week: Hi Dr Julie, I really want to get healthier but I can’t seem to changes my ways. The biggest things I let myself down with are eating too much, going to the pub too often and smoking. Can you tell me how to break […]