Changing Seasons…

As the Season’s change its important to consider how the food we eat also need to change….. When you think of beautiful long, hot summer days a chilled glass and a salad sounds very appealing. If that’s also what you eat in the winter somehow it doesn’t have the same appeal. The same for aContinue reading “Changing Seasons…”

In your Head

We all have thousands of thoughts each day, but we don’t often even notice them – or how they impact what we do, or what choices they cause us to make. Interestingly studies have shown people who observed and noticed their thoughts when they had chocolate carvings were less likely to eat the chocolate! When weContinue reading “In your Head”

Last Straw?

There comes a time in our life when we decide that enough is enough regarding our weight. That moment or ‘last straw’ is the moment we decide to take action and do battle with our shape and size and tackle those unhealthy habits. The ‘last straw’ is personal to each of us, it could be:-Continue reading “Last Straw?”

Back to School!

The children throughout the country have now gone back to school. Can you remember your first day at school? How scary was that first day, I remember being terrified, looking for a friendly or familiar face. Most of us were feeling scared, excited, apprehensive, just like new members walking into their very first meeting. OnContinue reading “Back to School!”

Hell’s Kitchen???

Changing lifestyles mean that we are spending more and more time in our kitchen. They are becoming the new center of our houses. Especially true during the pandemic. The constant presence of food can challenge our self control. It’s all too easy to mindlessly grab a biscuit or pour another glass of wine as weContinue reading “Hell’s Kitchen???”

PICNIC’S

Because our summers are so unpredictable sometimes just eating and doing things we associate with the summer can bring the season to life. The beauty of healthy eating is that there is nothing that we can’t but there are always going to be some healthier choices we could make. So this weekend you are goingContinue reading “PICNIC’S”

Plateau’s

Throughout the summer it’s so easy to find your weight loss grinding to a halt, and you may feel that you are the only failure in town. Many people find that the first few weeks of weight loss come easily, and then the loss starts to slow, only to reach a plateau. Frustrating as this canContinue reading “Plateau’s”

H2O

According to the NHS Eatwell Guide we should be drinking 6-8 glasses/cups of fluid at least a day, and you need even more than that when the weather turns hot, you drink more alcohol than normal or you indulge in exercise. Water is not THE life source without good reason. Staying hydrated is essential forContinue reading “H2O”

Think Differently….

There is a saying “Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus” which simply put is we’re on totally different planets! It appears that is also very true for people with a weight problem and people who haven’t. People who don’t have a weight problem struggle to understand the battle we have with sayingContinue reading “Think Differently….”

Sick of being a Yo-Yo Dieter??

For many of us our whole life has been a constant battle with food and our association with it. We have eaten unwisely, hated how we’ve looked and felt, our self esteem and confidence is on the floor, our clothes don’t fit, struggling to walk, feeling miserable and ashamed. I need to get a grip!!!Continue reading “Sick of being a Yo-Yo Dieter??”