Healthy weight loss

My week on the IQS program (Week 1)

My week on the IQS program (Week 1)

Is sugar the key culprit in the obesity crisis? If I cut out ALL sugar (including honey and agave) and everything sweet, will it be easier for my body to shed weight?  I ate and cooked from Week 1 of the IQS program by Sarah Wilson (see my review of the book here) to see if, and how, it would help me lose a little weight. Here's how I fared on the first week ...

4 March 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

The 13 REAL causes of the obesity crisis

The 13 REAL causes of the obesity crisis

Forget sugar as the sole villain. Don’t blame fat alone for the flab. Forget carbs as the culprit. There is no silver bullet for...

1 October 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Diet Book Review: The CSIRO Diet Book 1

Diet Book Review: The CSIRO Diet Book 1

The best-selling CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet has come under scrutiny over the validity of its research and the concern that a diet...

9 May 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

My Raw Food Diet Roadtest

My Raw Food Diet Roadtest

As part of his series on weird and wonderful diets, James Valentine has asked me to roadtest some of them and then present my...

30 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

The Raw Food Diet – an overview

The Raw Food Diet – an overview

Over the years the Raw Food Diet has waxed and waned in popularity. It was around in the 1980s with Leslie and Susannah Kenton’s...

23 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Paleo – a great place to start but needs a tweak

Paleo – a great place to start but needs a tweak

I’ve never been wild about the Paleo Diet, I must admit. It’s never seemed right that we humans haven’t ‘evolved’ from our...

13 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby