Category Archives : Weight Loss

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]