How to stop picking at food whilst you’re cooking

It’s all too easy to “pick” whilst you’re preparing food. Maybe a piece of chopped red pepper or the bit of cheese that broke off when you’re grating the block. If this is the extent of your picking, it’s not going to cause a problem But if like Carys your nibbling is...

Inspiring story from someone who’s used my book to help him lose weight!

In February I received an email out of the blue from Tim, who was writing to me with some feedback about my book “How to Retrain Your Appetite”. His words tell his story better than I possibly could, particularly as we’ve never met and I only know what he’s included...

Getting more pleasure-per-calorie

  Before the first bite we see what is on our plate. How food looks has an impact on how we expect it to taste. Appetising food begins with sight and smell.We all know that our sense of smell is essential to our enjoyment of food. When we have a bad cold, food...