There are lots of different factors working together whenever we make a food choice. Everything from the weather to our mood, from the company we keep to the time we have to eat. But have you ever considered just how important words and descriptions … read more.
I remember when I was much younger and panicking before a big exam, I would ask a certain friend of mine whether she had studied and her answer was always “No, not really!”, but as soon as the results were announced she'd always get brilliant scores. … read more.
We have all felt stress and strain at some point, but what about when it cripples your life? Around 12 million adults in the UK see a GP with mental health problems each year, many suffering from stress-related anxiety and depression. An estimated 45 … read more.
Back from my holidays, relaxed, refreshed and ready with the update on how well I did against my own holiday goals as promised. After my last column, I was told off for referring to myself as a hypocrite as it is such a strong word. I know its strong, … read more.
How many times have you stuck rigidly to your diet Monday to Friday just to lose motivation and discard your healthy eating routine at the weekend? Your weekend ruins an entire week of healthy eating. Then the guilt sets in. You get back to your routine … read more.
I’m not gloating, but as you read this article I’m more than likely lying beside a pool, reading a book and enjoying the sunshine. I’m off on holidays at the moment and I prepared this before I left because as I was packing my … read more.
Think about the last time you uttered those 3 words ‘I am starving’ and what you did to banish the hunger pangs. I have a friend who claims to have an insatiable appetite, but instead of choosing foods which help to fill her up, she … read more.
As a nutritionist I have to help many people who struggle with their weight and bad eating habits. I have lost count of the amount of times I’ve seen people being very conscientious and trying to eat well and then give themselves a reward of a chocolate … read more.
I have worked as a nutritionist at Tesco Diets for a number of years and I am fairly confident that there are very few questions to do with healthy eating and dieting that I have not been asked. An individual who shall remain nameless once … read more.
When I was (much) younger and still at college, my friend and I came up with an idea for a new weight loss plan. At the time we were studying diets and how they worked, including some of the gimmicky ones, we took inspiration from this and came up with … read more.