How to approach sugar/food addiction

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In this episode, we discuss the popular and common concept of “sugar addiction.” Is it a “thing?” What is the current state of the scientific literature in this area? How should we approach it in the context of our journey toward a healthier lifestyle? Is addressing possible sugar addiction a good place to start when […]

How to keep your calm in an upside down world

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It is December 2020 and it feels like we are living in a sci-fi movie… We are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic and the pace of change is faster than any rapid weight loss programme could ever promise. Without getting into depressing the detail, you are most likely wondering how to think and […]

Why is the Mediterranean Diet really healthier?

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We often associate the Mediterranean Diet with being healthier because of what it consists of – olive oil, whole grains, plenty of fresh produce. Whilst this is likely to be true, could there be more to it than meets the eye? What about how they eat?  The fact that they enjoy their food more?  Could […]

Are you stuck in diet culture?

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, 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, […]

Why self-compassion is the key to a healthy diet and long term weight loss

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, Fitness, Health, intuitive eating, Nutrition, self compassion, weight loss

I have spoken about this in some of my videos but I think it is such an important topic that it deserves some written space on my blog also. I see it day in, day out. People thinking that in order to motivate themselves to lose weight, they have to constantly reprimand themselves for not […]