Tag Archives : Nutrition

Why Am I Always Hungry?

A new Uber Slim member asked me “Why am I always hungry? How can I lose weight when I’m hungry the whole time?” Good question! She needs the answer to this before she can make any progress. Why Am I Always Hungry? There are two common reasons why people feel hungry all the time. One […]

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 […]

Good Diet Plan – It Only Needs 4 Things

A good diet plan has 4 essential components. The mistake a lot of people make when trying to lose weight is leaving out 2-3 of them, or not doing any of them in a way that’s going to help. 1. Mindset You need to clearly define what you’re aiming for before you start. When people […]

How Do You Get Diabetes?

The speed at which new cases of diabetes walk through a doctor’s door – it’s enough to make you wonder if it’s become contagious, like the common cold. How do you get diabetes? For this blog I’ll be referring to Type 2 diabetes. How Do You Get Diabetes? Carbs play a key role when it […]

What’s the Difference Between Complex and Simple Carbs?

If you’re taking advice about nutrition regarding your health and/or weight – make sure the person you’re talking to knows what they’re talking about! I was talking with a diabetic patient the other day who was struggling both with their weight and their blood sugar. The obvious question from me “Tell me what you usually […]

Why Does Your Will Power Crumble Mid-Late Afternoon?

You’ve started your healthy eating plan and all is going quite well, until you get to mid-late afternoon. You start to feel low in energy and hungry. If you work somewhere like I do you’re surrounded by chocolate, cakes, biscuits and sweets. No I don’t work in a sweet shop, but a doctor’s surgery! How […]

Are Potatoes Fattening?

I was giving some advice last week to my friends a Poshinc, and the question about potatoes came up. If you’re planning on losing weight it’s a good idea to reduce the amount of potatoes you eat. You don’t have to cut them out altogether, but it’s a good idea to eat them sparingly. Why […]

Do Carbs Make You Fat?

Carbohydrates aren’t equal and some really do expand your waist line very well indeed. An important fuel source for your body is glucose. Carbohydrates are broken down and absorbed as glucose. Your body has to maintain a narrow blood glucose range, because if it’s high it’s toxic, and if it’s too low you can’t function. […]

Give Your Brain a Boost

Think about a house for a minute. Do you want to live in one that’s been built with shoddy or inappropriate materials or one that has been put together with what it’s supposed to be put together with? Most people will want the good quality one, because they’ve got some reassurance that it won’t go […]

Hungry All The Time

How do you lose weight, and be happy, if you’re hungry all the time? I’m referring to people who eat a lot AND feel hungry all the time. There are generally two reasons for this to happen: You are eating food that is driving your appetite Your emotions are driving you to eat. This week I’ll […]