Articles tagged with: overweight

Sugar - why quitting sugar guarantees you'll lose weight

Sugar - why quitting sugar guarantees you'll lose weight

Sugar. It's been labelled "deadly", "addictive", "toxic", "sweet poison" and blamed for the rise in global obesity in recent years." Get rid of the white toxin from your diet and you'll free up your body to drop those excess kilos" (or so say anti-sugar campaigners Sarah Wilson, David Gillespie and Robert Lustig). Here are the three real reasons why I believe quitting sugar helps you lose weight.

6 May 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How can I keep food down with a hiatus hernia?

Q. How can I keep food down with a hiatus hernia?

The question in full: Q. I have a hiatus hernia and have trouble keeping food down. I feel full after a few mouthfuls and find I get...

30 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

8 salty snacks and why they're a danger to your waistline - a visual guide

8 salty snacks and why they're a danger to your waistline - a visual guide

Meeting up at the bar or pub? Sharing a drink with friends? These are the times when you notice salty snacks everywhere – potato...

29 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Detox kits - why they don't work

Detox kits - why they don't work

Detox diets and detox 'cleansing' kits are big sellers. They promise lots of things - to purify the body, remove 'wastes' and...

11 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Healthy school fundraising ideas to fatten the bank account not the waistline

Healthy school fundraising ideas to fatten the bank account not the waistline

I first wrote about how I hated selling chocolate to raise money for our kids’ school back in 2008 and it really hit a nerve with...

4 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Review: Kraft No Added Salt or Sugar Peanut Butter

Product Review: Kraft No Added Salt or Sugar Peanut Butter

Peanut butter enthusiasts – buckle up. There’s a new healthier alternative in town. I love peanut butter. I remember when I was...

1 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby