Category Archives : Weight Loss

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 […]

What Is Microbiome? Why So Crucial To Health & Weight?

What is microbiome? The microbiome are the trillions of bacteria that live in your gut, and they are an integral part of your overall health, and your weight! The usually don’t get a second thought (or maybe no thought at all) What Is Microbiome? Some bacteria are great for us and support our health by […]

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 […]

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 […]