Year: 2020

Lessons in fat

It dawned on me the other day that I have named myself the fat doctor, but I am write a blog post about fat. Epic fail! So today I am going to rectify that and try and explain the science behind fat. I’m also going to challenge some of the common myths that I hear …

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Slow down

Slow down and chew your food more! Almost every expert on weight loss will assure you that eating slower helps you to lose weight. But is this true, or is it just another myth? The theory is that people who eat fast don’t give their brains enough time to recognise that they are full. Quite …

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Beauty bias

A lot has been written on the subject of beauty bias, and I am not sure I have anything clever to add.  All I know is that it gets to me sometimes. I have been on the wrong side of beauty bias on many an occasion, along with the three women I am closest to …

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Feeling Blue

I’m just gonna come right out and say it. I’ve not been doing so great this week. In actual fact, I’m feeling kind of low. And you know what? That happens. Not all the time. Not as often as it used to. But I have days when I really don’t feel like doing much of …

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Healthy holiday

I originally thought about naming this bog post “how to have fun on holiday and stay healthy at the same time” but the title felt too cumbersome. Snappy title or not, staying healthy on holiday isn’t something that comes naturally to me. My family and I recently got back from a lovely 10-day staycation along …

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Letters to my mother [1]

First of all, a big thank you to everyone who has been keeping up with my blog. Your comments and feedback have been such an encouragement and I’m grateful for them. Keep them coming! Today’s post is going to be a bit different. One of the ways I have been trying to restore health and …

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