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New year is here again and 2014 promises to be a good one, with the recession finally behind us and the doom and gloom hopefully gone, we can now concentrate on ourselves instead of worrying about the rest of the world. The benefits of getting slimmer, healthier and fitter will ensure a happy year ahead for you and your whole family, maybe even look forward t...
Good portion control should start at home, around the dining table and right at the point of serving breakfast, lunch or dinner. We do tend to associate food with love, something that happens all over the world and sometimes, this means that portion distortion sets in and we can over feed our children. As the kids get fatter, we refer to i...
Good intentions to lose weight often can be undone with panic hunger. When this happens the only thought in the forefront of your mind is food, getting it as soon as possible and then, mostly choosing the wrong type because of a desire for starchy carbohydrates, such as; biscuits, cakes, crisps and chocolate. You may see this as a negative  and be noddin...
How to stop comfort eating. It's no fun when you are a comfort eater, every word said in jest or with malice that touches your inner self, it can send your head into the fridge or cupboard foraging for something sweet and sickly to make the pain go away.  It doesn't have to be like that. Within each of us there is a sense of survival, an inner st...
Test Tube Beefburgers! It is fascinating what scientists can do, without science we would be nothing, their genius is appreciated. However, test tube beefburgers or hamburgers as they were described on the BBC this morning and my mind goes racing off into the profit margins of the fast food outlets we are asking people to avoid. They must be rubbing their hands toget...
Is obesity a disease?  It seems like this is being discussed with the AMA, The American Medical Association is declaring it a disease, or at least talking about it. "Obesity is a pathophysiologic disease. There is a treatment for this disease; it involves behavioral modifications, medications, and surgeons. Obesity affects...
VLCD's verses Real Food When considering starting a new diet plan, people often have high expectations and want to lose weight as quickly as possible. Many turn to a VLCD. A VLCD is a very low calorie diet consisting of fruit flavoured shakes, soups, or food bars.  There are many versions on the market and some taste a lot better than oth...
Are sweeteners causing Diabetes? A recent study suggests it would appear so, Splenda was named as one of the sweeteners tested in this low volume clinical trial but the results can't be denied and if you take sweeteners this should make very interesting reading for you. Sugar free is be...
Weaning a baby is the first opportunity you will have to ensure that, the nutrition baby receives is the very best you can offer. Good nutrition is the foundation of good health and an hour spent searching the net for up to date information could make all the difference to yo...