Posts Tagged ‘weight loss’

Ultimate Weight Loss Recovery Story

Ms B was about two years old when she claimed my daughter at the RSPCA one lucky day. B was a tiny black shaven very very thin little creature estimated to be about two years old.

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Aspartame by Any Other Name…

Aspartame, the “miracle sweetener” that started life in a lab as an anti-ulcer drug, has been renamed again: Aminosweet and you need to watch your labels carefully if you want to avoid this toxin in your food! In 1965 chemist James Schlatter, working for GD Searle & Co, mixed two naturally-occurring amino acids, aspartic acid…

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Physical Side Effects of Weight Loss

Dieting has a huge range of side effects that no one talks about. They were identified during the Minnesota Starvation Study, and you probably recognise them.

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I HATE weight loss new year’s resolutions

It’s that time of the year when everyone and their dog smacks us round the head with messages about losing weight. Yes new year weight loss resolutions are big, big business. The programs, pills, powders, potions and lotions sold at this time of the year make up a huge percentage of the $100 billion dollar…

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Loving Your Body Makes You Fatter?

It was very disappointing, distressing even, that maybe the most ‘famous’ body image advocate, Jess Weiner, recently spoke about how ‘loving her body made her ill’. Other than mentioning it I am not going to address it really, others have spoken at length about it. But what’s changed my mind is a couple of conversations…

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Time to end fat talk every day and change your life!

Fat talk has hit the headlines three times already this week, and it’s only Wednesday! It’s time to end fat talk, starting here. Fat Talk Round One First up, research from the UK ‘proved’ what a bitchy lot we women are, judging one another based on weight within 20 seconds of meeting! If that isn’t…

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Body Fat Is Bad?

How much body fat is too much? Is all body fat bad? What’s the diference between good body fat and bad body fat?

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Why I’m Grateful to Weight Watchers

I know, that not something you’d ever expect me to say, right? But I am grateful to Weight Watchers, not because I reached my ‘goal weight’ with their programmes – I never did, any of the three times I signed on with them – but because something that happened during a lecture helped free me…

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Step In, Step Up, or Step Away?

Phew – this is such a loaded question on such a loaded topic. Because its seems like we’re all encouraged to have an opinion on other people’s weight and size. Most people though are way too ‘polite’  to tell people to their face what that opinion is. And, way too polite to call anyone on…

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Help! Improving My Body Image Is Just Another Thing To DO!

A helping hand to improve your body image

Improving my body image is just anohter thing to do, Sue wrote. It seems overwhelming and another diet seems like an easy solution, she wrote…

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