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
The Sugar Tax….a small step on a difficult road
There is understandable controversy about the new Sugar Tax, in the UK, but can we at least agree that it helps in the various efforts, to build awareness of the magnitude of the problem facing us, as regards hidden sugar in foods? Working with this subject, I am regularly presented with new foods that pretend…Read More
Show compassion for us Sugar Addicts!
This is NO JOKE. The war on sugar is going on all around us – and I am one of the warriors. But in all this effort to build awareness of hidden sugars in most processed foods and the threat of getting fat, destroying brain function and a whole host of serious long term debilitating…Read More
Putting on weight is not necessarily YOUR FAULT….
Robert Lustig, Pediatric Endocrinologist of the University of California, explains why our craving for sugar and sweet treats is not simply about a lack of WILLPOWER but about chemical changes that happen in our brains when we get too much (hidden) sugar, for too long. Take the time to watch this video to give yourself…Read More
On the Sugar war-path again….
Sugar is killing us. The biggest gift we can give our children is surely THEIR HEALTH. And the best way to start, is to reduce their risks of becoming as sugar dependent as our generation is, with all the health, overweight and social problems associated with it. Take a look at this video. We need…Read More
Tips & Tricks – Avoiding Sugar
We eat sugary or sweet foods, cakes, biscuits, chocolates and sweets based on habits formed from a very early age. These habits are ingrained by the time we become adults and are difficult to change. Children who are not fed on sweet foods have a chance of not developing these habits that are so hard…Read More