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...