Are you stuck in diet culture?

Posted Posted in Advice, Fitness, gym, Health, intuitive eating, Nutrition, Protein, Recipes, self compassion, weight loss

Diet culture is a belief system that focuses on and values weight, shape, and size over well-being. This often means that you evaluate your self-worth by how much you weigh and what you look like compared with others This may also include rigid eating patterns that, on the surface, are in the name of health, […]

Your BMI – what does it really tell us plus some facts that may surprise you?

Posted Posted in Advice, Fitness, gym, Health

The Channel 4 show ‘How to lose a stone in 21 days’ focuses heavily on ‘tackling’ obesity using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a measure. It claims that an 800 calorie, severely restricted, low carb diet is appropriate for people who fall into the ‘overweight’ or ‘obese’ category.   But what does this really […]