The Benefits of Losing Weight

The Benefits of Losing Weight

Keep Heart Disease at Bay​ Maintaining a healthy weight helps your health enormously. By being in a healthy weight range…
Pondering the Average Age of our Patients

Pondering the Average Age of our Patients

I write this month’s column having just returned from an awards ceremony in London, where we picked up an award…
10,000 Steps???

10,000 Steps???

10 years ago, if you had asked someone “what is your daily goal for steps taken”, you probably would have…
What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Starve to Lose Weight

What Happens to Your Body Composition When You Starve to Lose Weight

You may have a few (or more) extra pounds you want to lose. What do you do? Naturally, like most…
What's better for fat loss: weight lifting or cardio work?

What's better for fat loss: weight lifting or cardio work?

Once upon a time, if you asked a fitness professional how to lose weight, they’d reply with four simple words:…
Twenty Calories

Twenty Calories

Next time someone tells us, as the World Health Organization does on its website, that the way to prevent “the…
The Top 3 Reasons Diets Fail (and how to stay on course)

The Top 3 Reasons Diets Fail (and how to stay on course)

It’s New Year and like thousands of others you have decided this year will be the year you get in…
The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

Cue one big collective sigh of relief. Of course you try your very best to stick to a relatively healthy…
Rubber Gastric Band or an Iron Will?

Rubber Gastric Band or an Iron Will?

When losing weight seems difficult it can be tempting to look into surgical options like the gastric band. However, this…
Pill Invented That Makes You Lose Weight Without Any Exercise

Pill Invented That Makes You Lose Weight Without Any Exercise

Could a wonder pill make you lose weight and get fit without lifting a finger? Scientists are allegedly on the…
Rise of the Mamils

Rise of the Mamils

Last week on my drive to the clinic I was overtaken by a Mamil.  The species are an increasingly common…
Is Your Dad Bod In-Style or Unhealthy?

Is Your Dad Bod In-Style or Unhealthy?

Men have been working out to increase muscle mass for decades. Every generation comes up with new phrases that refer…
Dread The Scales? There’s A Better Way To Measure Your Health

Dread The Scales? There’s A Better Way To Measure Your Health

It used to just be January when we’re overloaded with so many weight loss messages.  Now it seems throughout the…
The Powerlessness of Willpower

The Powerlessness of Willpower

I write this month’s article whilst at a departure gate in a Texas Airport Airport. I have been out here…
Seven Common Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Seven Common Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

It’s that time of year, six weeks have past since that New Years Resolution and while you lost quite a…
How to Stop Overeating Once and For All

How to Stop Overeating Once and For All

You had one too many drinks last Saturday evening because it’s the weekend anyway! At dinner last night, your dessert…
Five Reasons You Don’t Need to Fear Healthy Carbs

Five Reasons You Don’t Need to Fear Healthy Carbs

This is one of the most hotly debated topics in the field of nutrition. Just as fat used to be,…
How Many Times A Day Should I Eat?

How Many Times A Day Should I Eat?

You know your diet has a lot to do with your weight and body composition. When it comes to weight…
Why Weight Loss is a Bad New Year’s Resolution

Why Weight Loss is a Bad New Year’s Resolution

The New Year naturally gets us thinking about how we want things to be different. We think about what didn’t…
Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

One pound of mashed potatoes weighs the same as one pound of raw potatoes. No matter how you slice, scallop,…
Outrageous Fad Diets & What They Are Really Doing To Your Body

Outrageous Fad Diets & What They Are Really Doing To Your Body

In the six years since I founded Silverlink Clinics I have listened to hundreds of patients explain which Fad diets…
3 Fads for Reducing Belly Fat You Should Stay Away From

3 Fads for Reducing Belly Fat You Should Stay Away From

Why does it seem that every few months there’s some crazy new way to get rid of belly fat? Celebrities,…
What Every Woman Needs to Know to Achieve Her Desired Body Composition Goals

What Every Woman Needs to Know to Achieve Her Desired Body Composition Goals

Admit it, after ploughing through countless resources, you’re nowhere near towards gaining clarity on how you can start changing your body composition. …
4 Big Fat Food Lies that Make You Fat and Sick

4 Big Fat Food Lies that Make You Fat and Sick

I’ve noticed recently fierce debates on social media and other news sources about things like calorie counting, eating vs. avoiding fat and…