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Will ‘fat tax’ just clobber the poor?

I WAS on the radio this morning reviewing the papers for LBC and as luck would have it, one of the news items was this continuing debate on whether certain items of food and drink should be taxed because of their high fat or sugar content. My view is that this ‘Fat Tax’ is unworkable and impractical and

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Proof: Diets encourage overeating

“THE scientific proof that diets make you fat.” That headline on the front page of the Daily Mail was a shocking wake-up call to the estimated 15 millions Britons who are on a diet at any one time. That’s one person in four! So here’s a question for you: Do you go on a diet because you’ve been

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Don’t exercise yourself fat!

IF you’re having a lie-down in a darkened room you won’t need me to tell you how awful stress can feel. Trouble is, when we’re stressed our bodies are less resistant to infection. So it’s important to keep calm and carry on. If you drink more than two cups of tea or coffee a day then you might

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Scales: are you really a slave to them?

SCALES! You know you have a ‘diet head’ when your moods and emotions are dictated by them! So are you someone who feels great and in control when the number on the scales goes down a fraction and feels defeated and useless when your weight hasn’t changed or has gone up? Have you felt positive until you

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10 ways to improve what children eat

SOME times I despair about what children eat – my youngest son walked in the other day from school with a can of coke in one hand and a big bag of chocolates in the other. However hard we try to make our children eat healthily, sometimes it can feel like we are losing the battle.

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You don’t always lose weight by running

I JUST couldn’t believe how many people were running in the Great South Run (more than 20,000).  It was so inspirational seeing everyone run for such good causes. It set me thinking about the runners’ motivation.  I asked a few people why they were running and they all said it was a combination of getting fit and

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Great Slimpod tip: Hang up your dress

I PICKED up a great weight loss tip from a Slimpodder on our Slimpod Club forum tonight and just had to share it. I often advise people to hang up on the front of their wardrobe the dress, skirt or pair of jeans they want to fit into. Seeing it every day is a great way

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Jenni Murray another failed diet statistic

I WAS really saddened to read today that after losing 5 stone on the Dukan Diet, Woman’s Hour presenter Jenni Murray has gone the way of 95% of dieters and put the weight back on. I was moved by Jenni’s article in the Mail’s Femail section where

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Shocking facts about global obesity

OBESITY is a global epidemic. So much so that we now call it GLOBESITY. Today, at the Institute of Optimum Nutrition in London, I’ll be joining other experts to discuss how we can tackle this enormous challenge. The facts we’ll be discussing about global obesity

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Look out for the salt in a ‘healthy’ muffin

ANY time I eat out I always look for anything described as the “healthy option.” So I was shocked by a discovery at McDonald’s that their low-fat blueberry muffin has more salt in it than one of their burgers – and more than three times the sodium in a packet of ready-salted crisps.

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About Sandra
Founder of Thinking Slimmer.
Creator of Slimpod programme.
Behaviour change specialist.
Food addiction expert.
Member of All-Party Parliamentary Obesity Group.
DipCHyp HPD NLP MasterPrac.
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Ease the stress of emotional eating

STRESS and emotional eating have an extraordinary effect on our food habits, and emotional eating brought on by anxiety is a major reason why more and more people are overweight. The more pressurised life becomes, the more people turn to food in a vain attempt

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Achieve and believe, great things happen

I’M bursting to show you the most remarkable pictures I’ve ever seen that show the power of Slimpods to help you believe and achieve. This is Darin with double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes at the weekend as they competed together

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Breaking out of the failing diet cycle

IF you’ve ever been on a diet and felt trapped in a cycle of doing well and then ruining it again and again, then you’re not alone! I speak to clients all the time who say they’ve “failed” at every diet they’ve tried, sometimes for as long as 40 or 50 years. It’s heart-breaking

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“After years of obsessing with my weight and trying every diet under the sun I came across Slimpod and can honestly say it’s the only thing that’s changed my relationship with food for the better.”

Five gold stars

“The future’s bright now: After listening to the Slimpod just once, I stopped snacking between meals! I have lost weight and I’m confident that the weight will stay off this time. Simply amazing!”

Five gold stars

“All of a sudden I’m eating less. I’m giving my partner food. Slimpod is a life changer and a life saver. I’m a 59 year old man and I’ve dieted all my life. Now I have a new relationship with food.”

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