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Category: The D word – diets

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Summer eating and drinking – hot tips for staying cool about it

WE’RE seven days into August and the holiday season has well and truly started (unless you’re reading this in Australia, New Zealand or South Africa!) I’m constantly hearing 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 I love

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Weight loss expert advice Trevor Silvester

Falling off the wagon? Not with Slimpod

By Trevor Silvester. ONE of the problems with diets is that they break – we call it falling off the wagon. It’s inevitable that at some time during your torturous journey to your target weight, using whatever unnatural or boringly restrictive method the diet advocates, your willpower is going to be overwhelmed in the rush to

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Depriving yourself of food puts on weight

Forgiving yourself crucial for weight loss

By Trevor Silvester YOU’VE probably heard the saying, “You’re either your own best friend or your own worst enemy.” I certainly find this to be true of my weight loss clients, and I think one of the reasons the Slimpod Club is such

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Food and diets are no longer my master

I LOVE getting your emails, texts and messages about food and diets because you tell me the most brilliant stories about how your lives are changing because of Slimpods. A couple of days ago I was thrilled by this email from Denise Gray,

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Most diets are an 8-day wonder

DIET? It’ll last a week. That was the big headline in my morning paper, although I have to say it’s hardly news to millions of people. We’ve all been there, haven’t we – we know that when losing weight involves willpower it hardly ever works in the long term because

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Diet pills are a curse, not a cure

DIET PILLS – two words that give me the shivers. I was asked to comment on the effects of diet pills recently by a national newspaper and I didn’t mince my words! In my view, too many desperate people are lured into thinking weight loss

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Diet clubs treat us like criminals!

I WAS really upset by the stories several ladies told me last week about the real-life effects of the diet clubs culture and the emotional connections it creates. They were made to feel bad by the people running their diet clubs because they had broken the rules.

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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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Diets trigger brain to want more food

HERE’S the biggest problem faced by anyone on diets: Food becomes a trigger to the behaviour dieters want to avoid – which is eating. And eating then becomes the trigger for further eating. So most dieters become trapped in a vicious circle,

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Tragedy as diet pills kill girl student

MY advice to anyone considering diet pills is simple: Don’t do it. You could be risking your health and you’ll be kidding yourself if you think any weight loss will be lasting. I felt so sad this week when I read about Sarah Houston, from Leeds University, who died

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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

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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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