Food Addiction Workshop in The Lake District
If you are struggling with yo-yo dieting, have big difficulties controlling your cravings, or find it hard to not over-eat certain foods – please join us at the beautiful Brathay Hall in Ambleside, in the Lake District, for an intensive weekend of learning about food addiction, sharing experiences and getting support from Dr Jen Unwin…Read More
Is Food Addiction your Fork in the Road?
My lovely colleague and friend, Dr Jen Unwin, recently published a very personal and insightful story of her own journey to recognising and dealing with her food addiction in Fork in the Road. It is an easy read with valuable comments and experience from some of the worlds experts in the area of food addiction,…Read More
Another Great Book!
Another ‘must read’! Dr Eric Westman, to whom I owe a lot of gratitude for introducing me to the international community resolving metabolic disease, some 8 years ago, has recently published a new book, Carb Confusion. The title is actually the opposite of what it contains. It is a simple and highly readable insight into…Read More
Sugar – The Gateway to Addiction!
I googled the words ‘Food Addiction’ today and got 174,000,000 hits. ‘Sugar Addiction’ gives 65,100,000 results. These two little video clips help us to appreciate why there is a growing demand for help with these challenges, despite the fact that neither of them are formally recognised yet as a disease. Eric Clapton reminds us how…Read More
The food you eat impacts your health directly…….but what works for YOU?
I quote Dr Martin Scurr in today’s MailOnline: “We are on the edge of a breakthrough on knowing how the food we eat might change the treatment of disease — and significantly, what foods can be used to change the microbiome, which has the capacity, so we believe, to do the curative work for us….Read More
Pre-diabetic or Carbohydrate Intolerant……..?
If you are wondering about this or have had a diagnosis that suggest you may be heading for a diagnosis of being pre-diabetic, showing the signs of metabolic syndrome, and you want to consider your dietary options, then here is HOW TO GET STARTED: First – please do not despair! By acknowledging your situation, you…Read More
Benefits of summer-time training?
Does summer-time training also offer Nutritional Benefits? Hidden behind the big nutrition related headline about the ‘Obesity Epidemics’ and the frightening increase in Diabetes Type 2, are the concerning apparent increases in vitamin D deficiency(*), especially in northern hemisphere populations. (*) Vitamin D deficiency is associated with rickets, osteoporosis and, in recent research, is thought…Read More
“SUGAR makes you HUNGRY, Carbohydrate makes you FAT……” a convincing hypothesis.
In this clear and well explained video, Dr Gary Fettke helps us see the link between eating sugar, refined carbs like bread and pasta (which ultimately turn into sugar) and polyunsaturated oils (mainly seed oils), and inflammation and serious disease……. There is currently no actual un-refutable proof that consuming these three is the cause of…Read More
Cauliflower Rice – with Apricots, Walnuts, Mint & Coriander
What a versatile vegetable cauliflower is! I am completely hooked on both the warm vegetable and on the multitude of salad options you can create using the grated version of this vegetable as a base. Cauliflower is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol and a source of some Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Magnesium and…Read More