When learning something new do you: a) try to figure it out yourself; b) look for someone to “teach” you? c) look for someone to “coach” you? If you’ve been struggling with your weight for a long time, maybe the problem isn’t you at all. Maybe instead, it’s a sign that you need to start […]
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  Struggling to lose weight? Feel like you KNOW what you should be doing, but you just can’t get yourself to DO it? Maybe you can relate to Susan… Susan has literally tried a million different ways to lose weight. Slimming clubs, meal replacement shakes, low carb, gym memberships…she’s even secretly priced out getting bariatric […]
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03 May 2019
  When you have a food craving…is it really the food itself that you want? The chewiness, smoothness, sweetness, saltiness or whatever physical properties the food has? Or are you eating to try and change the way you feel? Maybe you are trying to change your physical state – eg. to rev yourself up or […]
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Have you ever considered the possibility that maybe your weight and your eating habits aren’t actually the problem? That maybe issues with food and weight are actually a symptom of something else (ie. The tip of the iceberg?) Almost every single person who comes to see me (at least initially) thinks their weight is the […]
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I was out for a group lunch on the weekend and ended up sitting across from someone I didn’t know. When our food arrived, she just happened to mention that after dieting for a short time, the only thing that she sees (or thinks about) when she looks at a food, are the number of […]
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When you are craving a particular food….is it the taste of the food you want…or the texture (or both)? Two years ago, I started doing more research into the taste, smell and texture of food and that’s when it hit me — all of the crazy food combinations I’ve come up with over the years […]
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  Have you ever had a full tummy after eating a healthy meal, and yet found yourself trolling through the cupboards or fridge a few minutes or hours later looking for something else to eat? Why does this happen? I mean…you actually aren’t hungry – so why do you keep wanting to eat?   The […]
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Are you a “restrictor” or a “permitter” when it comes to food? If you’ve been struggling with your weight for a long time, there is a good chance your eating falls into one of these two distinct categories.  Which of the following describes your eating most of the time? Restrictor/Careful eaters Restricting your food intake […]
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  What is your mindset and attitude towards food when you are on vacation? Do you consume lots of desserts, snacks and alcohol, thinking “I’m on vacation so I deserve to eat and drink whatever I want!” Or do you go on a cruise, or to an all-inclusive resort, and think “I need to get […]
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  Do you ever get sick of eating the same 10-15 recipes that you’ve been eating your entire adult life?   We all get stuck in a “food rut” and lots of people look to cooking shows, recipe books and the internet for inspiration.  But do you ever find that isn’t enough to motivate you […]
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