10 Things a Nutritionist Never Tells You

10 Things a Nutritionist Never Tells You 1. A cheeseburger does not suddenly become good for you just because it has a limp lettuce leaf stuffed in the middle of it. 2. When we say eat a healthy salad we really, truly don't mean take some raw vegetables, add croutons, mayonnaise, bacon bits, and cheese. And no, that's not slimming. 3. It is not true that diet soda is good for you. No, no, it's not. No. No! 4. Wearing high heels does not make you automatically lose 5 pounds. [Bet you were wondering about the photo huh?] 5. Fruit...

The 10 Most Common Mistakes of Serial Dieters – Part 2

I know it feels a bit funny to say this, almost……….blasphemous even?  But why do we have to have all our bank holidays together like that? Why can’t we just spread them out and have one every other month or something?  It discombobulates me to have to keep popping off every other weekend!  Yes, I know! I’m a big moany groany – bite me!  🙂 I was thinking about how we define how we matter this week.  I mean how much of our time we spend trying to prove that we are loved, that we are important, that we are special………….that we matter in...

The 5 Most Common Mistakes of Serial Dieters – Part 1

The thing about this weather is that you have absolutely no idea what you are going to be wearing from one day to the next.  And the problem with that is that you end up spending ages in your wardrobe. And the problem with that is that if you are me, or a girl, or breathing even, you then spend a huge amount of time wondering what still fits you from last time you wore it!  And being really cross if it doesn’t! It’s enough to make you weep.  And swear to go on a diet immediately. As many of you...

Did You Get The Flu Last Year?

Did you get flu last year? If you did, I bet it was around this time that people started dropping like flies around you with colds and the flu. And yes it was right about now. Why? Well, this weekend the clocks go back and our evenings get colder and darker. The reduced light, warmth and colour of winter can leave you feeling melancholy, tired and irritable. And for many it makes it tough to function during winter and leads to feelings of hopelessness. So what? Well, when you feel down it depresses your hormone function and your detox functions....