Monthly Archives: September 2013


The Men Who Made Us Fat (Part 1 of 12)

The Men Who Made Us Fat Just as ‘The Men Who Made us Thin‘ documented the origins of our obsession with weight; ‘The Men Who Made us Fat’, helps us understand what has caused the current obesity crisis. A situation that has seen the

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The Most Motivating Video for Success! – YouTube

If you're keen to change towards a healthy lifestyle, but need a bit of this video:


Sweet Red Pepper and Courgette Hummus

I saw Cherie Sorie and Dan Ladermann speak the other night in London. Cherie and her husband, Dan, run the Living Light Culinary Institute in Califorina and are also the authors of a number of books, the most recent being 'Raw Food for Dummies'. It

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Weight Loss Tip of the Day – watch The Men Who Made Us Thin

This four part series is well worth a watch if you’re interested in losing weight. It provides the historic context to why we’re obsessed with weight loss in the first place and unpicks some of the beliefs around ways to sustainable weight loss and

Weight loss|

How much sugar is in a can of soda?

Now here's a question for you. Would you drink a glass of water with 8 teaspoons of sugar added? Well that's exactly what you do every time you drink a can of coke. If you don't believe me, watch this video.


Healthy living can make you younger

Some years ago, I became interested in the biological age of the body vs the chronological age; so I went along to the Heather Bird clinic in London, took a series of tests and was pleased to discover that my biological age was actually 8


New Guide to Making Food and Drink Healthier

Eat Healthy, Drink Healthy Glad to see that research and training charity, IGD, have produced a useful guide to help catering companies serve healthier food and drink. With the obesity trend continuing to grow, in the UK as many as 65% of men and

Weight loss|

Bounce-back Ability

Debbie Walker interviewed Helen Turier on her Food for Thought programme last week. Helen is a trained nurse, NLP practioner and reflexologist and author of Bounce-back Ability. The book outlines Helen's model for dealing with stress and getting your life back into balance. She calls

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