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Willpower and depriving yourself of treats makes you gain weight

Depriving yourself makes you eat more

DEPRIVING yourself by trying to use willpower to make yourself eat less, won’t work! Scientists have discovered that women who were making a conscious decision to deprive themselves of calories – which is just a long-winded way of saying dieting! – ate 40 per cent more than women who burning calories by exercising. 

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Sugar in porridge has become personal

HIDDEN sugar in porridge has really got me angry! I’m always trying to make people aware of the dangers of hidden sugar so I consider myself to be quite astute as far as the deadly white stuff goes!  But here’s something that happened the other day which made me feel so angry and really puts

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Hypnotherapy for losing weight is so easy

Hypnotherapy for losing weight is probably the easiest way to lose weight because unlike dieting it requires no willpower – in fact, no conscious effort at all! Imagine being able to lose weight without even thinking about it. That’s the huge appeal of hypnotherapy for losing weight, as millions of people around the world can testify.

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Weight loss recipes for healthy eating

WEIGHT loss recipes are an important tool for anyone who’s serious about losing weight and keeping it off by changing their lifestyle. Knowing what foods to eat and making full use of the art of sugar-free cooking is vital for health and wellbeing,

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World Diabetes Day: Beware fruit juice

TODAY is World Diabetes Day and Thinking Slimmer is proud to give its support to this worldwide campaign to raise awareness of what causes diabetes and what we can all do to help prevent it. The current theme of World Diabetes Day is healthy living

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Jamie Oliver sugar in food shock video

FEW people realise just how much sugar we consume in everyday food. So I was really excited when I came across this Jamie Oliver sugar in food video the other day because it explains precisely how many unnecessary calories we’re putting into our bodies

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We’re looking for our Slimpod Stars 2015

At Thinking Slimmer we love celebrating and acknowledging the achievement of people who’ve been empowered by Slimpods and each year we have special awards for inspirational people within our community. In the past we’ve had people who’ve

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Sugary drinks: Jamie wants clearer label

Jamie Oliver’s latest idea in his crusade against added sugar is to change the labelling system on sugary drinks. He thinks the bottles should show very clearly how much added sweet stuff is in sugary drinks. The idea behind this new labelling system for sugary drinks

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SAD syndrome and sugar’s part in it

Dark nights getting you down? You may be suffering from SAD syndrome – Seasonal Affective Disorder. An estimated two million people in the UK are hit by SAD syndrome from November to March – symptoms are grumpiness, fatigue and feeling down. 

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Cutting sugar improves health in 9 days

CUTTING down sugar can lower blood pressure and cholesterol in only nine days, says a new study reported on in the Telegraph. Children taking part were given a meal plan with the same amount of calories that they were eating before the trial, but with a restricted sugar intake.   

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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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