Stomach pumping for food?

I was absolutely horrified when someone tweeted me the link to this article. The article is about a new pump which has been invented to pump the stomach when someone has eaten too much. I had seen the headline but not read it and I can safely say I’m outraged...

Dry July

At the end of last month I decided I would give up drinking alcohol for July. I’m not really sure why, it just seemed like a good idea. I can’t promise it will be totally alcohol free but a week in and I’m still going strong despite a night out. July...

Fat can make you thin?

You read that, fat really can make you thin. Not only do I have lots of anecdotal evidence from clients who have started eating more fat and found their weight decreasing but also, there are numerous studies (see References) to support it too. The concept that fat was...

A weekend of carbs

Last weekend, I was in Cumbria with friends and at a music festival. It was a great weekend, there is no denying it but from a food point of view it was disastrous. Instead of feeling guilty about it, I’m accepting that there will be times like this and...

3 ways to feel better on the beach in less than a week

I’m not a big fan of bikini diets etc but lets face it, most of us go into mild panic at the thought of being in a bikini or even shorts. I think that whatever size you are, if you have the confidence to wear shorts or bikinis or swimwear on the beach/in public...

Why I love real food

When I studied at uni, the emphasis was very much on high carb, low fat diets. At the time, I thought that was best for health, weight and disease risk but since then, things have changed a lot! I’m passionate about real food and educating people on why they...

Herbalife deliver nutrition in US schools?

I was shocked when I saw this post on Facebook last night. Having done some research, it would seem that it is correct. A friend posted the link to this article  http://www.businessforhome.org/2014/09/herbalife-to-provide-nutrition-curriculum-in-schools-across-us/...

Slimming groups

Recently, I’ve had a few people talking about weight loss groups and weighing up their options of whether they work with me or join a weight loss group. Weight loss groups do work for some people but they are based on people losing weight, leaving, gaining...

Why I won’t be offering a bikini body diet

Now that it’s the beginning of April and summer has officially started, every magazine and health website has something about getting your bikini body. Earlier this year, I was thinking about putting together a bikini body package and changed my mind. Why? Because we...