A Message To Women On Body Image

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Let’s imagine you and I are sitting face-to-face right now, no-one else is there, and I ask you to give me one word to describe your body… what would you say? I mean, the very first thing that pops into your mind. Perhaps you might say ‘imperfect,’ ‘fat,’ ‘frumpy,’ ‘wobbly,’ or even ‘disgusting.’ This word may even roll off your …

Is Ketosis Dangerous?

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It really is a sad fact that some experts add more to the confusion surrounding health and nutrition then they do to clear things up. One such area is that of ketosis vs ketoacidosis. While you may be unfamiliar with these terms, you will most certainly know about low carb and very low carb diets, and it is likely you’ve …

Starvation Mode: Truth or Myth?

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If you’ve ever hit a weight loss plateau, no doubt someone has tried to ‘diagnose’ your plight as the result of the mystery ‘starvation mode.’ But, is this a true phenomenon, or simply another misinformed dieting myth? Well, starvation mode is really the non-scientific term used to describe the metabolic, hormonal, psychological, and behavioral responses which happen with an extreme …

End the Frustration of Weight Loss Plateau Forever

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You work incredibly hard to lose weight. Yet, you are so intimately familiar with the stress and despondency of feeling like you’re getting nowhere. And, despite your very best intentions, you seem to have reached yet another weight loss plateau. So, what can be done about this pesky problem? Firstly, it’s really important to be clear about what a ‘plateau’ is.