Category Archives : Weight Loss

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.   […]

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 […]

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. […]

Is Your Body Silently Screaming?

It’s your everyday regular and seemingly small and unimportant choices that shape your body and health as time passes. Let’s take one thing as an example – refined white carbs like white bread, white pasta, and white rice (and of course sugar). None of these are remotely normal or healthy things to eat as they’ve had […]

Get Over Your Disappointment & Lose Your Weight

Last week I had a bit to say about disappointment, and how it holds you back from getting out of life what you really want, including getting slimmer. By not setting your sights on what you really want to avoid disappointment, is actually disappointing all in itself. It’s definitely a lose/lose situation! So perhaps it’s […]

I Won’t Aim For Too Much In Case I Get Disappointed

I was speaking to a friend quite recently who mentioned that she didn’t want to set her sights too far about what she wants out of life, in case she ends up disappointed about not achieving what she really wants. But as she was saying it I could sense a certain amount of disappointment anyway. […]

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