5 Good Reasons to Lose Weight

I mean good reasons to lose weight.  Not what society tells us we should be losing weight for.  You know, lose weight and you will instantly become irresistible to the opposite sex, get paid more and look great naked. No, I’m talking real reasons to lose weight.  Reasons that when you look back at what … Read more…

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Diet Drinks are ok, aren’t they?

Diet drinks are ok.  They are a way to have it all. Fizzy, tasty drinks that quench the thirst and are way more exciting than plain old boring water or squash yet don’t make us put on weight because there are no calories. I’ve been running 28 day low sugar challenges recently and because they … Read more…

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How Much Sugar?

How much sugar do we need each day? You might be surprised to know that we do not actually have any need for the sweet stuff in our diet AT ALL.  That’s it – zero, zip, zilch requirement for sugar. Sugar wasn’t really part of our diet in any significant quantity until the 19th century … Read more…

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Insulin Resistance

What is insulin resistance and why is it important? Insulin resistance happens when the cells in your body stop responding well to the insulin in your bloodstream.  Insulin is a hormone that acts like a key to let the glucose into a cell.  This is going to be the first in a series of posts … Read more…

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Could Sugar be the Culprit?

For many years I was addicted to sugar.  Spooning it into my mouth straight from the bag addicted. Just 3 spoonfuls in my tea as people might notice if more went in. Biscuits, cakes, sweets. Most of the pocket money went on sweet stuff. Needless to say, the dentist was kept busy and soon fillings … Read more…

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