Category: Wellbeing

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Sunshine – soak it up for winter wellness

SUNLIGHT is so magical. The only trouble is, there’s hardly nine hours of daylight in the UK in mid-winter.  Here’s why our bodies need sunlight – because it helps produce vitamin D, which keeps up our immune system so we can fight off germs.

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Fatty liver: What you can eat and drink

A LADY emailed me today to tell me she’s just been diagnosed with a fatty liver and wanted to know what she should and shouldn’t eat. This problem is becoming more and more common, largely because of our modern-day diet, so I was happy to give her some tips

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Pre-menstrual? Beat monthly munchies

DO you get what I call the monthly munchies? Many women crave chocolate in particular when they’re pre-menstrual, which suggests there can be a hormonal basis for it. When we eat sweet and high-fat foods, including chocolate, serotonin is released,

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Junk food: Fix what it does to your heart

JUNK food damages your heart, so thank goodness for the pomegranate. It’s an amazing fruit because not only does it taste good, it does you good as well. Heart specialists have discovered it could undo some of the damage done by junk food

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Is your doctor turning you into an addict?

FOUR out of five doctors routinely prescribe drugs to patients even though they believe they are addicted to them. That is the alarming finding of a survey by the Family Doctors Association. Official statistics estimate that about 1.5 million NHS patients may

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Sugar peril turning us into binge eaters

I HELP a lot of people who have eating disorders and so many of them have addictions to sugar which started in childhood or at university and then lead to binge behaviours in adult life. I follow the work of Dr Robert Lustig, from a charity I belong to in America

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Together we can tackle diabetes

I SAW comedian Joe Pasquale on Daybreak with Lorraine talking about his daughter’s diabetes condition. The interview was part of Diabetes Awareness Week, aimed at helping people understand the scale of the diabetes problem

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Great news: Eating less can stop ageing!

I READ some interesting research this morning – and it made me realise just how important a Slimpod can be in helping people live a healthier, longer life! A study by University College London has concluded that we really are all eating too much,

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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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About Sandra
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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