Articles tagged with: Weight loss

Book Review: The Fast 800 Diet

Book Review: The Fast 800 Diet

This book has made it to Number 1 in countries where the author, Dr Michael Mosley, has his popular TV show. Is this a good way to shed excess weight? Is this something you should embark on? How does this differ from his original Fast Diet aka the 5:2 Diet? Let’s take a look.  

5 June 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

May 2019 Foodwatch Newsletter - Superior Soups, book deals and more...

May 2019 Foodwatch Newsletter - Superior Soups, book deals and more...

Soup has a whole lot to recommend it. It’s satisfying for fewer kilojoules/Calories; it’s warming and research shows you eat...

28 May 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Should you really “breakfast like a king” if you want to lose weight?

Should you really “breakfast like a king” if you want to lose weight?

As nutritionists, we were always taught that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, especially for people who want to...

24 April 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Fasts and fasting – religious and nutrition based

Every major religion has some sort of fast. In the 1960s, I grew up as a Catholic and the Lenten ritual of giving up something (for...

16 January 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What actually is ketosis? Is it good or bad for you?

Ketosis is when you push your body’s metabolism to burn stored fat for energy instead of sugar. So how do you do it? And is it good...

13 June 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What's better for weight loss and health? Low-carb or low-fat?

Recent studies have provided an interesting insight into the perennial ‘dieters’ dilemma’ - “Low-carb OR low-fat?” Which is...

9 May 2018 by Catherine Saxelby