Five Myths About Weight Loss

Today I am on a mission to address some of the top myths perpetuated by the diet and weight loss industry. If you are anything like me, you are constantly being bombarded by advertisements for weight loss products right now. I mean, makes sense considering its the first two weeks of January, and that’s prime …

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New Year, New You?

It’s the start of a brand new year, and along with it comes all those so-called ‘healthy’ new years resolutions and weight loss fads. But I have decided to go in a different direction. In fact, I am actively discouraging people from making weight loss their goal for 2021. And here’s why. Health versus weight …

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Disordered eating

So far this week I have managed to munch my way through the following: Two large bags of crisps (Mature Cheddar and Onion because when it comes to potato chips, the stinkier the better in my opinion). Several slices of my sister’s homemade spiced apple cake (managed to get through those in under a day) …

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Why diets don’t work

Over the last few weeks I have started to realise that diets don’t work. For starters, I have been reading a book by Traci Mann (PhD).  It’s called Secrets from the Eating Lab, and this book has changed my life.  Why?  Because Traci explains in great detail three fundamental truths that nobody really wants us …

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How to tackle childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is becoming a growing concern in our society. I personally think it is totally fixable but not until we start pointing fingers in the right places. Prepare yourself for one of my most controversial (and possibly most libelous) post yet. “For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to …

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How fat saved my family

Being fat has saved my family not once, not twice but thrice in the last century or so. So I’ve decided that I am going to tell you a little bit about their stories. And then you can come to your own conclusions. How fat saved my family part 1: running through the desert In …

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