I can’t make you thin

In the 19th Century, the Russian anarchist Bakunin wrote, “Don’t waste time on doubting yourself, because that is the biggest waste of time ever invented by man.” For centuries, much has been written about the origins of the mind. In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, is even more written about changing minds. There…MORE

Dieting? Alcohol will make you hungrier…

We all know that alcohol contains sugar – something we need to avoid if you’re on a diet. But drinking alcohol, already high in calories, also makes you hungry, hence the success of the late-night kebab and offal shop… A pint of beer contains about 200 calories, a glass of red wine, 160 calories, and…MORE

Want to lose weight? Stay away from the gym!

Working out at the gym is more likely to make you put on weight! Sudden excessive fitness regimes, like crash diets make our metabolism go into survival mode. If you exercise for a few months and then relapse into a sedentary lifestyle you will actually put on more weight than if you hadn’t bothered in the…MORE

Yes, your bum does look big in this!

GPs should stop worrying about offending patients who are clearly overweight and send them to Weight Watchers! I often tell clients straight out they need to lose weight, and what must be done to make it happen and researchers at Oxford University have confirmed that GPs can make a difference by spending just 30 seconds…MORE

My New Year’s Resolution – and How I’m Going to Stick to It.

This year, I beat my own record! I kept my New Year’s resolution for 10 weeks before I caved in and ate a whole large bar of Galaxy chocolate. Already I regret it. My previous record was about three weeks. The secret of my partial success was not to tell anyone what my NYR was….MORE

THE LONG-TERM APPROACH TO WEIGHT LOSS THAT WORKS!

SET ACHIEVABLE GOALS! No one wants to start living off lettuce leaves and lentils, but it’s EASY to lose just 1lb a week! In six months, you would lose 25lbs that’s nearly 2 stone, or 12 kilos! Losing the weight gradually, without any major change in your lifestyle, means the weight is going to stay…MORE

I Can’t Make You Thin

In the 19th Century, the Russian anarchist Bakunin wrote, “Don’t waste time on doubting yourself, because that is the biggest waste of time ever invented by man.”  For thousands of years, a lot has been written about the origins of the mind. In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, is even more written about changing minds.  There…MORE