Category: Losing weight

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confidence and lasting weight loss.

How Hayley went from binge eater to salad lover in a year

I THOUGHT I’d heard most things during the 11 years since I created my programme to help people lose weight. But when I met Slimpodder Hayley Millar on Zoom she managed to make my jaw drop – and brought a tear to my eye. She told me the incredible story of her transformation from a

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How Project You can get the very best results from a Slimpod

THERE are two questions we’re often asked: “How do I get the best out of my Slimpod?” and “How long will it take to see results?” Who better to answer those questions than a seasoned Slimpodder! Abi Jones has been on the programme for more than a year so she knows what can be achieved

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A good night’s rest is scientifically proven to be best for weight loss

A LONGER night’s sleep can help you lose weight. That’s the fascinating finding of a research study just published in America. It’s particularly good news for everyone who’s on my Slimpod programme, because it’s well-documented that listening to a pod helps most people get a better night’s sleep. In fact, in Level 7 of the

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Why you must be patient if your weight loss hits the plateau

Something I often hear from members of my Slimpod community is this:  “I’ve been doing so well with my weight loss but now I’m panicking because I’ve not lost anything for a while’.  So today on the blog it’s all about the dreaded plateau. We’re all familiar with the story if we’ve ever been on

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Three great tips to enjoy Summer without the weight gain worry

Holiday season is upon us and I know that keeping control of their weight can be a major worry for many people.  I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard people say “I’m a little bit worried about how I’m going to cope with food when I’m on holiday – I usually pig out and

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Anna eats smaller portions thanks to this really simple idea

WHEN I saw Anna Clark’s post in our Facebook Group I just knew I had to share it. Her story is something SO many people will resonate with because I know a lot of people are in a similar situation.   Anna’s self-worth was attached to food. In her childhood, she formed a belief that  if

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Give your body a positive boost with my super Summer Challenge

OUR super Summer Challenge starts today (Monday June 14) so get set for summer and boost your body positivity by taking part in my three-week challenge! This could this be the push and focus you need to get into those smaller summer clothes. Take some action now and max your motivation. It’s all very simple (of

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At 63, Bridget proves weight loss IS possible post-menopause

EVERY now and again, a Slimpodder comes along with a story about weight loss post-menopause that makes my jaw drop. The lovely Bridget Bartlett is one such person and I know that so many of you will be inspired by what she’s achieved. At 63 years young, Bridget has lost 35 inches off her body

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Losing the desire for sugar is all about freedom of choice

I WAS so proud and excited to appear on the ITV Tonight programme Giving Up Sugar For Good last Friday. It was all about the crucial role Slimpod has played in transforming the health and well-being of staff at Tameside hospital, Manchester, and how we changed the restaurant into a sugar-free zone. My dream is

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Break the hold food and stress have over your life in lockdown

FOOD and stress are inextricably linked in a remarkable way that most people would never imagine. This is especially relevant right now because lockdown has been super-stressful for most of us. We’ve just been through the double whammy of winter AND a pandemic. Work lives have changed for lots of people, and we’ve been cut off

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Founder of Thinking Slimmer
Food addiction expert
Member of All-Party Parliamentary Obesity Group
Huffington Post contributor
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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 in the Portsmouth Duathlon – that’s 5k running, 15k cycling, then 5k running to the finish.

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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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