Tag: Ketosis

What is a perfect diet? - a Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)

What is a perfect diet? – a Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)

So, we are battling on with 2022 and you are probably still looking for the perfect diet. Food is plentiful and the ongoing battle against the bulge is not showing any signs of success soon for many dieters. You may well have joined a slimming club or paid for a personal trainer as you do […]

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Scales and blood glucose meter - DIABETES NHS PILOT – LOW CALORIE VS VERY LOW CALORIE DIET

Diabetes NHS pilot – Low Calorie vs Very Low Calorie diet

With considerable fanfare, and very long overdue, there is currently a NHS pilot for type 2 diabetes. It is intended to promote the remission of type 2 diabetes, without the need for medication, and through diet alone. It is a considerable step forward for the NHS in the fight against obesity but ignores many years […]

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How many calories to maintain weight? Metabolism explained.

Metabolism explained – How many calories do you need?

Metabolism is not always easily explained to dieters, yet holds the key to weight maintenance. Losing excess body fat is both necessary and attainable, but when it comes to weight maintenance, how many calories do you need? Maintaining the lost excess weight is an issue not often discussed in detail by diets and experts alike, […]

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Pharmacy holds the key to guaranteed weight loss

Guaranteed weight loss? Pharmacy support holds the key

Weight loss is not always easy, but you’ll not be hard pressed to find a diet offering guaranteed weight loss. Interestingly, claims of “losing weight forever” are also unrestrained. These are bold claims and, enticing as they are, will likely be rather dubious and must be questioned vigorously. There are so many diets on the […]

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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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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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effect of covid19

Covid19 exit strategy – reducing mortality risk

The coronavirus, covid19, has affected each of us in so many ways since the pandemic hit in early 2020. Thankfully life this Summer is slowly returning to a new normal but Covid19 is still out there. The pandemic is simply not going to abruptly finish just because we can meet up with our families and […]

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diet experts assess keto diet correctly and incorrectly

Keto diet ranked worst diet, why is Lipotrim different?

The keto diet is making headlines every week. The positive vibes that surround keto diets are compelling but is a high fat keto diet worth the fuss? To help answer this, an article by the Insider shows how a group of diet experts can be amazingly RIGHT and so unbelievably WRONG at the same time […]

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Brain exercise gives us something to think about - thinking uses up lots of calories

THINK about this – Brain vs physical exercise?

Think about much today? Did you run around or were you a couch potato? Do you know how many calories were used as a result of your action or inaction? Have you thought much about which diet you’d choose in order to lose weight? To answer these questions we need to think about some very […]

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hand-washing technique - parallels with weight loss results

How hand-washing technique can help improve weight loss

Do you know the correct hand-washing technique? We found a fascinating article in The Conversation with the surprising subject: “Most people don’t wash their hands properly – here’s how it should be done” The article triggered an idea. Hand-washing technique can be used to explain both the needs and failures in commonly adopted methods of […]

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