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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. 

Energy Balance and Weight Management

Energy Balance and Weight Management

A common explanation as to why we gain or lose weight involves phrases such as: 'energy in vs. energy out', 'move more eat less' or 'calories consumed vs. calories burnt.' But what are we really talking about, and how much of this is under our control?

DIETING: A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

DIETING: A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

The language of our society likes to separate conscious eating from unconscious eating. There is this strange notion that if you are thinking about your food choice; you are doing something out of the ordinary, called dieting. 

Practical Weight Loss Advice

Practical Weight Loss Advice

I tend to write a lot about the science of weight loss and debunking myths and false claims. However, this piece is merely my findings from working with clients, and the types of weight loss strategies that I see working on a daily basis.

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Foodist (noun): a person who believes certain foods are superior to others based on outdated stereotypes.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?