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Managing Weight Loss Adherence and Healthy Nutrition

Managing Weight Loss Adherence and Healthy Nutrition

Missing birthday parties and meals out with friends because it’s not Paleo is not fun or healthy. Nor is struggling with obesity. As is often the case, the solution lies somewhere in the middle, our job is to find where this is for our client.

THE WAR ON SUGAR / THE TRUTH ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS

THE WAR ON SUGAR / THE TRUTH ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS

IF YOU CONSUME LESS CALORIES THAN YOU EXPEND CONSISTENTLY FOR A NUMBER OF WEEKS YOU WILL LOSE WEIGHT, REGARDLESS OF WHERE THESE CALORIES ARE COMING FROM OR HOW THEY ARE EXPENDED.

WHY DO WE GET FAT?

WHY DO WE GET FAT?

We are the same energy thrifty, industrious, hunter gatherers we have always been, but now we live in a different world, with different rules. 

DON'T BE A FOODIST

DON'T BE A FOODIST

Foodist (noun): a person who believes certain foods are superior to others based on outdated stereotypes. E.g: 'sugar is bad for you', 'avocados are good fats', 'pizza makes you fat'.

HEALTHY SNACKING: ARE NUTS ALL THEY’RE CRACKED UP TO BE?

HEALTHY SNACKING: ARE NUTS ALL THEY’RE CRACKED UP TO BE?

When it comes to weight loss, common advice is to swap out unhealthy snacks like chocolate and crisps for healthier alternatives like nuts and seeds. However, despite their health benefits, are nuts helping or hindering your weight loss?

SCIENCE BASED: IS ALL EVIDENCE CREATED EQUAL?

SCIENCE BASED: IS ALL EVIDENCE CREATED EQUAL?

At best out dated, and at worst deliberately misleading, there is plenty of misinformation within the fitness industry. To stand apart from this, many trainers and ‘internet gurus’ are now firmly in the camp of ‘evidence based’ or ‘scientifically based’ information, making their claims solely on the basis of peer-reviewed studies, RCT’s and meta-analysis, published in academic journals.

How then, even within the ‘scientific community’ are there still such polarising views when it comes to health, fitness and weight loss?