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Salad clock - Intermittent fasting is it safe and effective?

Intermittent Fasting – is fasting safe & does it work?

The current fashion for intermittent fasting for weight loss doesn’t seem to be abating. A quick keyword search for “intermittent fasting” shows a whopping 110,000 monthly online searches. Interest in intermittent fasting will wane as the next fad diet invests heavily to get all the media attention. Deep pockets generally only last so long in […]

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PREVENTING WEIGHT REGAIN AFTER DIETING – FACT OR MYTH?

Preventing Weight Regain after dieting – fact or myth?

Noom, whose slogan on a Google search is “Stop dieting. Get life-long results” seems to be offering a magic bullet for sustainable weight loss, but is the complete prevention of weight regain fact or myth?

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Pharmacy offers packets of care not just packets of pills

Package of care not just pills – Pharmacy life-savers

A package of care can take many guises, from doing the shopping for an elderly neighbour to that offered by doctors and nurses for those hospitalised by covid-19. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a shift in behaviours that have changed the world as we knew it, possibly forever. Over the months, protecting the NHS has […]

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Bank of calories - spend calories quickly to tackle obesity

Bank of calories – spend calories quickly to tackle obesity

There are some people who are multi-billionaires.  Although their excess pounds are in sterling, not body weight, they are essentially obese with money. The over-wealthy have daily expenses just like the rest of us. However, if for some reason they had to forgo new income for a few weeks, they would be unlikely to take […]

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Dietary advice - Extra fat in diet - Helpful or harmful?

Dietary advice – Extra fat in diet – Helpful or harmful?

Overweight and obesity are gravely important medical issues. Dietary advice MUST be correct. The effectiveness of existing, successful weight loss medical programmes is being compromised by a pressure to include additional ingredients, including dietary fatty acids. It is critical that those who offer such dietary advice understand the implications.

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Key to diet success - Can you just eat less and exercise your way thinner?

Can you just eat less and exercise your way thinner?

Eat less and exercise more! End of instruction for weight loss.  Obese people are routinely told their weight problem is due to a lack of sufficient exercise. This is a simple and an efficient way to blame an individual for carrying excess weight. In reality this is little more than fat-shaming, well-intentioned or otherwise. Before […]

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How much sugar is in Lipotrim formulas?

How much sugar is in the Lipotrim diet?

The recent emergence of keto dieting and government initiatives, such as the sugar tax, begs the question, “How much sugar is in my diet?” It is critical that the formulas are supplied in an official Lipotrim carrier bag, the legal packaging (see right). It contains much more information than the recommended list of permitted tea […]

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water fasts are not a new concept - you just need essential nutrition too

Water fasts, a new concept for weight loss?

A link to an article on water fasts appeared on my computer and I was very intrigued indeed.  I almost did not want to read it because the concept was so accurate, and in several lifetimes, I would not have been allowed to make the claim.

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Can cheating on your diet improve weight loss results?

Can cheating on your diet improve weight loss?

Although we have posted this already we wanted to make sure it is fully understood, especially in this new lockdown, that cheating on your diet is very rarely advisable. Although some traditional diets advocate snacking and/or some element of cheating, we strongly recommend you don’t. With traditional diets rarely producing significant weight loss, this advice […]

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New Year resolutions 2021 - unnecessary diet failure

New year resolution – Unnecessary diet failure

Do you have a new year resolution to lose weight in 2021? If you are already worried about diet failure then this article is for you, and you are not alone. The UK weight loss industry is said to be worth around £2 billion. This is an unimaginable amount of money which is unfortunately a […]

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