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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 […]

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. […]

Why Is Junk Food Bad For You?

Why is junk food bad for you? It makes you fat and sick! We all know that! Or do we really? We all know smoking is bad for us, and most people who smoke would actually like to stop they KNOW THIS. But do people want to stop eating junk food – I don’t think […]

Why Are Antibiotics In Food?

Last week I touched on how antibiotics cause weight gain. So why are antibiotics in food when we have an obesity epidemic? Most antibiotics sold aren’t for people. In the EU 70% of them are destined for agriculture, even though in 2006 their use was banned as a growth promoting agent (at least in the […]

Can Antibiotics Cause Weight Gain?

Antibiotics are used at shockingly high levels for often trivial infections that would get better on their own, often without fully appreciating all the down sides. Like weight gain. Really? Can antibiotics cause weight gain? Can Antibiotics Cause Weight Gain?     Back in the 60s and 70s scientists were researching how to make animals […]

Why Am I Addicted To Food?

If you know food addiction is a real thing, and you know you’re not in full control of your eating you might have found yourself wondering “why am I addicted to food?” The thing is, you’re not addicted to real food. The problem lies with ‘food’ that isn’t really food at all. ‘Food’ such as […]

NHS Weight Loss – Coming Soon??

A credible and effective NHS weight loss plan doesn’t exist, which is gob-smacking given three facts: The biggest cause of cancer after smoking is obesity The fastest growing disease is type 2 diabetes – caused by obesity. Obesity related diseases are crippling the NHS What’s the government doing about it? Pretty much ***k all. What’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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