Why we eat when we feel bad, and what to do about it
October 25th, 2017 by admin
lady holding a pink donut

So often food is the first thing we think about when we feel bad. Soon thinking turns to craving, and craving leads to indulging. For a brief moment nothing else really matters as we eat that food. It’s as though time stops still, as we escape to our own little party in a different place, […]

Accepting that struggle is part of change
October 23rd, 2017 by admin

When someone commits to a new lifestyle things often start well. Weight loss happens quickly, there is a feeling of positivity and focus and it all comes quite naturally. But at some point things change. Things go from feeling easy and comfortable to a little less comfortable. Cravings and temptations start to mount up, and […]

Don’t let self-criticism suffocate your success
October 17th, 2017 by admin
lady sitting behind a table of food

For so many of us we are our own harshest judge. We can be super critical of minor blemishes in ourselves that we would never worry about in other people. This trait can have a cruel effect on our self-worth and confidence, and can also resonate into our diet. So often the first thing a […]

Why being a perfectionist can be bad when it comes to your diet
October 12th, 2017 by admin
lady holding knife and fork

There is nothing wrong with having high expectations for yourself, or holding yourself to high standards. Many of the high achievers in life wouldn’t achieve what they do without being driven and setting the bench mark high. But when it comes to healthy eating, this may be more of a hindrance rather than being a […]

Four ‘Less Talked About’ Characteristics of Successful Weight Losers
August 11th, 2015 by admin
lady measuring her stomach

Often when we think about the keys to weight loss our minds go straight to things like discipline, will power and commitment. Although these have some role to play, we tend to over emphasize their importance whilst down playing other ‘less talked about’ yet vitally important characteristics. Here are four key characteristics of successful weight […]

Fruit Makes You Fat: 6 Food Myths Doing The Rounds
August 11th, 2015 by admin

Don’t believe everything you read, especially when it comes to food advice given by those without reputable qualifications. Here is the truth behind some far too common food myths that may be compromising your health! Eating sugar makes you fat Not necessarily! Sure, if you’re downing 2 litres of coke and a block of chocolate […]

Finding satisfaction- the cure for overeating!
January 13th, 2015 by admin

Feeling full and being satisfied are often used to mean the same thing, but in fact they are two very different things. Feeling full is a physical sensation relayed to your brain that provides information about how much food is in your stomach. It usually takes around 20 minutes from the time you start eating […]

5 Great Ways to start your day!
January 9th, 2015 by admin

Breakfast is probably the most important meal of the day so here are 5 tips to help you start your day in the best possible way. 1. Water. By far the most important. During the night your body loses water, and as a result we wake up less hydrated than when we went to bed. […]