With all that food lying around, how can you not gain weight during the festive season?

Whether it’s presents from grateful clients or colleagues at work, or a growing stash of tempting treats at home, these few weeks are a minefield of temptation. If only you could ignore bowls of sweets and boxes of biscuits and stay cool around the mince pies....

What you think about before dinner affects how much you eat

Looking forward to dinner Your evening meal can be the light at the end of the tunnel of a busy or boring day, that you look forward to and relish.  That’s great – an enjoyable and relaxing interlude can only be a good thing.  Choosing what you love to eat so you...

How to overcome cravings so you can enjoy your favourite foods without overeating

Cravings are a problem for many of us who overeat Do you have a particular food nemesis?  Something that destroys your self-discipline when it’s put in front of you (or even if it fleetingly enters your mind)?  Craving a particular food can cause trouble when it...

My number 1 tip for losing weight without giving up your favourite foods

First, I want to show you the cover of my new book I was very excited to receive the image of my book from my publisher this week. Here it is, and the publication date has now been confirmed as Thursday 3rd January 2019! It’s a how-to guide of how to change your...

How your local toyshop can help you lose weight!

It’s not just active sport that can help you lose weight. Less lively games and pastimes have huge potential to help you change unhelpful eating habits, so you lose weight permanently. Particularly those habits which surface when you’re tired but under-stimulated at...

When I eat more than I intended, even if only slightly, I blow my diet and lose control of my eating. How can I stop doing this?

When you’re trying to lose weight, you may struggle to stick to the rules of a particular diet.  When you break a dietary rule, it can feel as though you’ve failed and you abandon your diet, only to feel bad the next day and resolve to start again.  In this week’s Ask...

How can I stop grazing on junk food all day at work?

A busy job where your energy levels are low and you’re stressed out can have you snacking on high calorie foods to try and boost your energy through the day. Here are some pointers about what you can do to change this pattern…. How can I eat more healthily during the...