What To Give Up To Lose Weight

I often get asked by my patients and clients “what to give up to lose weight?” I could say – refined sugar, refined carbs, and processed ‘food’. Because if people did this, chances are high they’d lose their weight. However, the question “what to give up to lose weight?” is entrenched in diet mentality. Sticking […]

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Blood Pressure Too High Symptoms

Blood pressure too high symptoms? The honest answer is usually none! It’s pretty much a myth that it causes headaches and nose bleeds. High blood pressure has the nickname ‘The Silent Killer’ for good reason – it’s the commonest cause of premature death. (1) You can be walking around feeling fine, but have high blood […]

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Not Losing Weight And Tried Everything!

In a recent survey my readers told me that lack of will power is a big reason for not losing weight. Lack of will power is not usually the case, evident by success in other areas of your life. Will power doesn’t work for weight loss. You’re not losing weight for other reasons, but it’s […]

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Moving Beyond Fat And Depressed

Fat and depressed? It can be a miserable place to be. You might feel stuck and helpless to get out of the rut you’re in. But there is something you can do to get the ball rolling, and it’s pretty easy as you’ll see. Fat and Depressed If you’re fat and depressed, your low mood […]

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The Truth About High Blood Pressure

The truth about high blood pressure is that it’s the commonest state of ill health I see patients with at my practice. It’s also the number one risk fact for early death. (1) It’s a good idea to get your blood pressure checked if you haven’t had it done in the last few years, because […]

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Are All Calories The Same?

Restrictive diets focusing of calorie counting and adding up points assume that calories are equal regardless of where they come from. But are all calories the same? The short answer to that is a definite no.     I’m no fan of animal experiments, but since this one has been done and rather proves a […]

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The Epic Failure Of The Starvation Diet

A starvation diet is where people really restrict what they eat in terms of calories and diversity of food. Sometimes they even live off ultra-processed shakes for a period of time – astronauts in space probably eat better.     There has been great research with British identical twins regarding weight. These studies take out […]

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Procrastination And Health

Thanks to everyone on my email list who responded to the survey. The results clearly shows the link between procrastination and health! Here’s a summary of the results. Your Health Is Not Your Priority 76% of you told me your health assumes either a medium or low priority, which ties in exactly with 76% of […]

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Is Chocolate Good For You?

It comes in all sorts of varieties but is chocolate good for you? Could life really be that good? The main difference between the various sorts of chocolate if the amount of milk and the percentage of cocoa. Culture and marketing tends to determine that, and this is the thing that swings the health benefits. […]

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