Anyone who has attempted to lose weight knows the benefits of ditching fast food and junk food, and eating more healthily. There’s just one problem – actually doing it. On any new diet, we always start off with the best intentions, but incessant cravings for junk and fast food can regularly sabotage our… Continue reading
A huge number of people have a very interesting problem. The problem is they are not overweight. Well, O.K., there’s more to it than that. The conundrum these people face goes something like this: “I don’t want to lose weight but I do want to maintain my current weight – or my recent weight loss, without being hungry all the time… Continue reading
Most diet programs do not work. Losing weight following a diet program is not a measure of success. Any diet that requires you to ration food, or eat less than you need to satisfy your hunger, is a failure.
Such programs don’t rely on the soundness of the nutritional strategy, but on the willingness of dieters to… Continue reading
A body mass index (BMI) of greater than, or equal to 45 or 50 is classed as super obesity. This category indicates a level of obesity more extreme than severe obesity, and at the higher end of the morbid obesity spectrum. The number of people falling into the category of morbid and super obesity is spiraling… Continue reading
Does this scenario sound familiar? You have a big exam approaching in a few weeks. You need to pass it, so you spend every waking moment cramming, eating junk and fast food to save time. The stress is enormous, and you still haven’t lost the weight from the last big test you crammed for.
The problem is… Continue reading
What follows is just a small sample to highlight some of the areas where errors are often unwittingly made. Perhaps… Continue reading
Do blood sugar levels influence our ability to lose weight?
I recently listened to a radio interview about a book called Willpower: Rediscovering Our Greatest Strength, by Roy F Baumeister & John Tierney, in which the author, Baumeister, a professor of social psychology at Florida State University, discuss- ed his thesis on how to master willpower and overcome temptation. His ideas Continue reading