In this article, I am going to discuss the pros and cons of meal replacement diets. Meal replacement diets have gained in popularity over the years. The increased use of these diets is often prompted by the manufacturers’ claims of rapid and simple weight loss. Also, these diets are often followed by celebrities, and the…Read More Meal Replacement Diets: Pros and Cons
Since I wrote the following article in 2011 so much has happened to poor Nigella. She has been dragged through the courts as she had accused her assistance of stealing money. Her using cocaine was discussed. Also, a picture her with her husband’s (Charles Saatchi) hands around her neck, was published they divorced not long…Read More The Men in Nigella Lawson’s Life – Lose Weight!
Pauline Quirke successfully lost 7 stone on the Lighter Life diet. She weighed in the day before this interview and had lost 7 stone in 6 1/2 months – wow! Pauline Quirke Lighter Life Diet Motivation Her light bulb moment for her in deciding to do the diet was when she had to have a…Read More Pauline Quirke Lost 7 Stone on Lighter Life
It is perfectly normal to feel tired after doing some strenuous physical activity, such as chopping and gathering firewood or walking up a steep hill. Usually, after a short period of rest, you should be well recovered. However, if you find yourself feeling tired for seemingly no reason at all and the feeling of exhaustion…Read More Natural Remedies For CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
Richard Nikoley owner of the low carb and paleo website Free The Animal believes that calories count. So he has decided to increase the number of carbohydrates in his diet by a factor of 4, from about 50 grams to 200 gram per day or around 40% of total calories. He announced his increased carbohydrate…Read More Carbohydrates and Weight Loss – Richard Nikoley Experiments
I have recently signed up to take part in a vitamin D2, D3 study at the University where I work. As part of the study, we need to give 3 separate blood tests spanning a 12 week period. Before we give blood during this study we are asked to not eat or drink anything for…Read More Fasting for Blood Work
You may have heard in the news that Sweden is experiencing an increase in the numbers of people that are taking up low carb diets. The diet of choice is called a low carb high-fat diet (LCHF), and apparently, up to 25% of the Swedish population has given the diet a go. So popular has…Read More Sweden and Low Carb High Fat Diets.
What foods have protein? Well, the short answer is…. all foods contain protein in varying amounts. However some foods have a higher ratio of protein compared to calories, for example, a large boiled egg contains about 6.5 grams of protein, which represents around 33% of the calories as protein. So you would only need to…Read More What Foods have Protein?
Here is a summary of Christmas eating 2010. Happy New year – blimey its been over a month since I last updated this blog. Christmas and New Year are out of the way. I start back to work tomorrow after the Christmas break. Had plenty to eat over Christmas. The diet really went out of the…Read More Post Chistmas News – Christmas Eating News