Looking to “kick start” your weight loss? Here’s why that may not be as helpful as you think. “I’m just going to do this detox/drink meal replacement shakes/cut out sugar for a few weeks to ‘kick start’ my weight loss because seeing a big loss initially helps motivate me to keep going.” I can’t […]
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“I’ve followed other diets to the letter and can’t seem to lose more than a few pounds.” That is often what I hear women say when they have PCOS. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (abbreviated as PCOS) is a genetic condition which affects a woman’s hormone levels and how her ovaries work. The two main hormones affected […]
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I was out cycling last week around the time when children were walking to school and out of the ~20 students I passed (all under the age of 13), at least 4 were munching on crisps (potato chips for my Canadian readers) at 8:00am. Was that breakfast? Was that in addition to breakfast? Were they […]
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I heard a talk recently on something called “inappropriate attention” (….no…it’s not what you are thinking…keep reading!) That is when we spend a disproportionate amount of our time thinking about something and playing up its good (or bad) qualities to the point we have an unbalanced view of the situation. The best example of this […]
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