Emotional eating: How do you prevent it?

Emotional eating is quite common. It’s something that has been engrained in many of us since childhood. A treat would be chocolate or sweets or ice cream if you hurt yourself/were ill, chocolate and sweets would also be offered to comfort us and make us feel...

Sleep and health

The past few weeks have been a bit busy which is why there’s a lack of blog posts recently! One of the first things that tends to go when we’re busy is sleep and self care. Really, they’re the last things that go as they’re two of the most...

What is the best way to lose weight?

The papers are full of reports again about weight loss and health. The BBC are reporting that cutting fat from your diet is more beneficial for health than cutting carbs (article here). Science Daily and the Daily Mail are reporting that avoiding trans fats is the...

Should fizzy drinks be taxed?

This week, I pre recorded a short interview for Radio Sheffield to discuss the latest proposals for taxing fizzy drinks. I was asked if I thought they should be and would it work? Yes, I do think they should be but I don’t think it will work. If someone wants to...

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...