Tag Archives : Sugar Addiction

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 […]

Causes of Low Blood Sugar

In my role as a doctor people often ask me what are the causes of low blood sugar, and it’s not uncommon for them to worry that they have diabetes. But if you’re not already taking diabetes medication one of the most usual causes of low blood sugar is what you’re eating, and not diabetes. How […]

The Truth About Sugar

Patients come in to my surgery asking if they’re diabetic because often they find themselves feeling tired and shaky, and eating or drinking something sugary makes them feel better. This isn’t diabetes – but it is a potential addiction to sugar. At the very least it’s exposing some food choices within the last few hours […]

2 Biggest Mistakes In Weight Loss

In a recent short interview I did I chatted about a couple of the biggest mistakes in weight loss (there’s a link at the bottom where you can listen to it). If you’re making these, chances are you’re struggling to make good progress on your weight loss journey. Two of The Biggest Mistakes In Weight Loss […]

How To Stop Craving Sugar

One of my Uber Slim clients emailed me towards the end of last year, asking how to stop craving sugar. In fact this is how she put it: I am fairly sure I have an addiction to sugar, and have had it over so many years, ever since I was little. It has got a bit better […]

Addicted to Sugar?

Sugar is an addictive substance and some people are more prone to getting hooked than others through no fault of their own. When I refer to sugar I am also referring to white refined carbs, for a recap on these go back to this blog. Natural food, i.e. food in its natural state, before it’s been […]

Low Carb Diet? Do Carbs Make You Fat?

All carbohydrates are not equal, some do indeed make us fat but many don’t and are essential to a well balanced and healthy diet. The major fuel source for your body is glucose. The body maintains a narrow blood glucose range. Too high is toxic to the body, too low and you can’t function When […]