Is it Possible to Lose Weight with an Underactive Thyroid?
If you are being treated for an underactive thyroid, medically known as hypothyroidism, and are struggling to lose body fat, you are not alone. Of the estimated 2% percent in the U.K. who have hypothyroidism, many find themselves with undesirable weight gain. Hypothyroidism is mostly seen in women between the ages of 40 – 50 and is seen […]
The Psychology Of Weight Loss
While the diet industry might have us still believe that weight loss is all about maths, and the food industry seems happy to support this belief (with all of it’s fat, protein, carbs, sugars, salt and grams of fibre on the nutritional facts label), it’s simply not the truth – weight loss is not all about maths – it’s intrinsically connected to our […]
Breaking The Fast…
We had a patient not too long ago who struggled to lose weight. A quick look at her food diary revealed why. To save calories, she skipped breakfast and simply sipped on coffee or one of those ‘skinny lattes’ that actually contain a fair amount of sugar. ‘I hate breakfast,’ is a common phrase we […]
Does Caffeine Really Stimulate Fat Loss?
Billions of people around the world drink coffee or tea to start the day. It’s a fine way to kick the proverbial engine into gear. The kick, of course, is largely due to the caffeine content in these beverages. Caffeine is a powerful stimulant and an appetite suppressant, but you probably already knew that. Less […]