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 eating my kids’ leftovers?

Eating leftovers is an occupational hazard if you have kids of any age, or if you cook for anyone else…. If this sounds like you or someone you know, here are some tips. …… How do I break the leftover eating habit? Dear Helen, I’ve got into the habit...

How to stop feeling anxious about feeling hungry

When feeling hungry makes you anxious, and makes you eat more than you need If the idea of getting hungry fills you with unease, or even dread, you may find yourself eating extra now to avoid risking hunger pangs later. I call this “Insurance Policy Eating”. Taking...
How can I stop myself bingeing on sweet foods in the evenings?

How can I stop myself bingeing on sweet foods in the evenings?

Dear Helen, I need help to stop bingeing on unhealthy foods.  I’m generally in good health and feel happy with my home and work life but bingeing is getting me down. My diet generally is good and I am aware of what foods are good and bad for me.  But in the evening I...