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Home Made Beans & Chips Recipe

This is one of my ‘healthy comfort food’ choices. It’s so easy to make, and pretty cheap too. Ingredients 3 good sized portions of beans 2 tbsp of either olive oil, butter, or coconut oil for frying 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 gloves of garlic, crushed 400g tin of haricot beans (butter beans are a […]

What Is Visceral Fat & How Much Of It Have You Got?

What is visceral fat? Not all body fat is equal, and visceral fat is a really nasty sort to have. Visceral fat is the fat stored within the abdominal cavity, it envelopes the internal organs. Broadly speaking most people fall into two types of body shape if they carry excess fat – apples or pears. […]

Are You Suffering With Wheat Addiction Without Realising?

Cereals or toast for breakfast, a cake or pastry for elevenses, sandwiches for lunch, and pasta of pizza for dinner – do you have a hidden wheat addiction? You might be surprised to learn that research has shown that wheat addiction is a real thing, and about 30% of people who eat it actually experience withdrawal effects if […]

How To Like Yourself

A couple of weeks ago I explained the importance of liking yourself, because if you don’t it can hold you back from improving your health. If you missed it you can read it here. This week I’ll give a few tips on how to like yourself. My Uber Slim clients share their ups and downs with […]

Diet Drinks and Weight Gain

I had a rare gin and tonic in the pub with my sister the other day. When the bar tender asked if we wanted ‘skinny’ tonic we both immediately said “NO WAY!” Our complete avoidance of diet drinks is one of the reasons we’re both slim, I’ve no doubt about that at all. You see, […]

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 […]

How To Lower Triglycerides Naturally

A few weeks ago I told you about Terry, his triglycerides were high. After hearing what that meant for his health he wanted to know how to lower triglycerides naturally. Why Bother To Lower High Triglycerides? When your triglycerides are too high you damage the lining of your arteries, and this results in fatty build ups. As […]

Causes Of High Triglycerides

  Terry is middle-aged and has a bit of a belly on him, and he wants to know the causes of high triglycerides, because he’s just had a blood test and they were found to be pretty high. This test was part of a cholesterol check, and we had a chat about that. You can […]

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 […]