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Spotting The Signs Of Food Addiction

Signs of food addiction are remarkably similar to signs of addiction to booze and hard drugs.. In my opinion food addiction is the most common dangerous addiction of all. Dr Julie: “Has it occurred to you you’re addicted to food?” Patient: “Why do you say that????” Along with a horrified look on their face. Dr […]

Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss – Made Easy

Have you tried intermittent fasting for weight loss? Fasting is not a new thing, we’re designed for it. Until relatively recent times in human history eating habits were generally feast or famine. The standard 3 meals per day is a new phenomenon and has become habit for most.     Fasting can help with weight […]

The Biggest Weight Loss Block

If you can’t lose weight it’s because you’re holding onto a weight loss block in your mind, and they don’t come much bigger than doubt. Doubt is literally a gremlin that lives in your mind. It’s like a virus running in your head and it shows up as the internal voice that says things like: […]

Overweight Kids – Who’s Responsible?

Seeing seriously overweight kids in my work as a GP makes me angry, because they could be looking at their lifespan being reduced by up to 20 years!! If a child is obese at 6 years old research shows they’re likely to stay that way. The emotional issues are enough on their own, and dying […]

Excuses For Not Losing Weight

As a GP I’ve heard tons of reasons and excuses for not losing weight and I offered a free book in my newsletter last week if anyone could give me one I hadn’t heard. I haven’t been to the post office – but if you think you might have one, let me know it! In […]

What Are The Best Fats To Eat?

You need to eat good fats for your best health and your ideal weight, so what are the best fats to eat? Within Uber Slim I divide fats into the good, the bad, and the ugly. Franken-Fats Clever marketing has got a lot of people convinced that hydrogenated fats (found in margarine) are healthier than […]

How Much Sugar Per Day Is OK?

Refined sugar is one of the most fattening things you can eat and it can be addictive. With that in mind how much sugar per day is ok to eat? Where Does Sugar Come From? Most of the sugar produced in the UK is from sugar beet, which is a root vegetable with a high […]

Weight Loss Plateau – How To Get Off!

You’re probably well versed in the weight loss plateau if you’re a seasoned dieter. You’ve been doing really well for a while and for no immediately obvious reason you hit a weight loss plateau, your weight stays the same for a few weeks, or even a few months! Relatively short weight loss plateaus of 2-3 […]

Does Sleep Affect Weight Loss?

Does sleep affect weight loss – it absolutely does, and yet sleep is an undervalued commodity in the 21st century Western World. Personally I make a big effort to get the sleep I need as I can get a bit grumpy without it. But grumpiness to one side – consistent lack of sleep plays havoc […]