GUEST POST: One of the reasons I believe that diets ultimately fail, is that we usually start them in a negative frame of mind – because we feel bad about the way we look or feel. What’s more, for the majority of us who have been on repeated diets, it is difficult not to feel
It’s a classic dieting downfall. We set ourselves up for failure when we opt for the standard dieting approach.
I love this time between Christmas and New Year – a time for me to sit back and ponder over the year gone by and the year to come, but no pressure as yet to clean out the kitchen, sort the piles of receipts and bills, although there’s the thank you notes to write.
GUEST POST: When it’s grey and gloomy outside and the days are short, it can be hard to motivate yourself to get up and do exercise. In the lead up to Christmas, we are also more likely to eat more of the less healthy options! Between mulled wine, mince pies and lack of exposure
GUEST POST: As the holidays are here, almost everyone is faced with the challenge of eating healthily, or sticking to prescribed (or self-induced) diets. For bariatric patients, this effort is made more herculean by the unending high-fat, high-carb, sugary treats and sparkly beverages that are the hallmark of holiday celebrations. We find ourselves in a