Today’s topic is Dieting vs. Non-diet approach to health coaching! How many here have ever been on a diet to lose weight? Weight-watchers, Slimming World, low-calorie, low-carb or low-fat… how many have you tried?? In 2016, Huffington post shared an article claiming that 57% of British women had been on a diet to lose weightContinue reading “Non-diet approach to health coaching vs. dieting”
Category Archives: Healthy weight loss
Why (and how) women should approach health and fitness differently to men
Ladies, ever wondered why it seems so much easier for your boyfriend or husband to stick to a diet or fitness plan and get results? Why some weeks you are full of energy and others you hardly want to drag yourself out of bed? How you can go 2 weeks eating healthily then all ofContinue reading “Why (and how) women should approach health and fitness differently to men”
Lose weight easily by keeping it simple!
Following on from yesterday’s post on perfectionism, today I wanted to talk about how simplicity can be the way to reach your health goals with minimal effort. I’m not telling you you can lose weight easily by sitting on the sofa eating cookies all day. But you don’t have to be following some elaborate dietContinue reading “Lose weight easily by keeping it simple!”
Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss
I touched on masculine energy and the over-controller in a previous post about goal setting. If you have read that post, maybe you can relate! Today I want to talk about the masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss. You might also like to read my post about how to practice feminine energy yoga.Continue reading “Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss”
Slow metabolism causes to be aware of!
People always talk about metabolism but what does it actually mean? Your metabolism is the sum of all of the processes which go on inside your body. Everything it does to keep you alive and functioning as a human. This includes digesting the food you eat into macro and micro-nutrients as well as using theseContinue reading “Slow metabolism causes to be aware of!”
Keto diet for weight loss, should you try it?
As a public health nutritionist, I like to keep track of current trends in the dieting world and wow 2020 was the year of the keto diet! On average there are a million internet searches a month for the phrase “keto diet for weight loss” and Youtube health and fitness world is full of peopleContinue reading “Keto diet for weight loss, should you try it?”
How to enjoy exercise and healthy eating
Today’s topic is how to enjoy exercise and healthy eating and make getting healthy fun. It will be a short post today as it’s Saturday and we have been out all day enjoying nature. It’s getting late and I am tired and hungry. We drove down to Saronida this afternoon and went for a walkContinue reading “How to enjoy exercise and healthy eating”
Why calorie restricted diets don’t work long term
Most people believe that dieting is the only way to lose weight, or maintain a healthy weight. We are told we need to restrict our calories to 1800, 1500 or even 1200 calories a day. Or that we need to cut out all treats and always choose low fat or low carb options. I rememberContinue reading “Why calorie restricted diets don’t work long term”
Counting calories for weight loss, a good idea?
Today’s topic in this Real Health January series is counting calories. Specifically whether counting calories for weight loss is a good idea! What is counting calories for weight loss? I’m sure most people these days are aware of the idea of calorie counting. You might be familiar with calorie counting apps like My Fitness PalContinue reading “Counting calories for weight loss, a good idea?”
Best exercise for weight loss and health?
January is a time when lot’s of us decide to start a new fitness regime. We want to lose that holiday weight and feel healthier. But what is the best exercise for weight loss and health? In the online fitness world you see endless photos of “influencers” doing crazy workouts and high intensity training. TheyContinue reading “Best exercise for weight loss and health?”