Weight Normative

I have kept these posts as a record of where I was when I started this journey and how far I have come since then

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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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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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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Bargain Hunting

Here’s something you need to know about me.  I’m a sucker for a bargain.  I’m not sure I’ve ever bough an item of clothing that wasn’t at least half price in the sales.  The bigger the discount, the happier I feel.  I’m sure a psychologist would have a field day picking this apart. They would …

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