Tag Archives : Nutrition

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 […]

Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

Lowering cholesterol naturally is topical because as medical guidelines regularly change about who ‘needs’ statins, more and more people are finding themselves being advised they need to take them. Some people want to be a bit more proactive when it comes to their health and avoid side effects of drugs. So instead of treating symptoms with […]

Does Chicken Make You Fat?

Does chicken make you fat? Not a question I hear very often, but I do often wonder where it comes from that chicken is a healthier option. According to the US Department of Agriculture, about 100 years ago a single serving of chicken contained enough fat to provide 16 calories. Now you get around 200 calories […]

Healthy Junk Food!

The other day I got asked about ‘healthy junk food’ and at first I giggled, well actually I belly laughed at such a funny question! But then I got to thinking – even really healthy people like a bit of food that’s comforting in some way at times, and that’s one of the things that […]

Why Would You Give Up Wheat!

Why would you want to give up wheat? People who give up wheat often experience: an uplift in their mood better concentration improved sleep improved menopausal symptoms reducing bloating, i.e. a flatter stomach reduced appetite and consequent weight loss potential elimination of ”hangry’! Last week I wrote about wheat being addictive in some people, so […]

Are You Suffering With Wheat Addiction Without Realising?

Cereals or toast for breakfast, a cake or pastry for elevenses, sandwiches for lunch, and pasta of pizza for dinner – do you have a hidden wheat addiction? You might be surprised to learn that research has shown that wheat addiction is a real thing, and about 30% of people who eat it actually experience withdrawal effects if […]

How To Eat To Lose Weight

When you’re embarking on a weight loss journey it’s much better to learn how to eat to lose weight, rather than getting hung up on what you supposedly can’t eat. Because when you concentrate on how to eat to lose weight, there won’t actually be too much room left for the foods that really do […]

Obesity And Diabetes – The Common Denominator

Obesity and diabetes go hand in hand. As obesity rates increase, so does diabetes. And that’s no surprise as the cause of both is the same in most people. (I’ll be referring to type 2 diabetes in this blog) Obesity And Diabetes – The Common Denominator Pre agriculture humans ate a diet high in fat and […]

2 Easy Weight Loss Tips

The other day I was asked to give 2 easy weight loss tips that would work for anyone. This was a great question, because there’s a great advantage in concentrating on just 2 things, because it keeps your plan very simple, which prevents you feeling overwhelmed. My Uber Slim clients get strong encouragement from me to do […]