BECOMING EXCEPTIONAL BY BEING AVERAGE

BECOMING EXCEPTIONAL BY BEING AVERAGE

Thanks to its colloquial meaning and people’s almost-compulsive drive to be exceptional, average has become quite the dirty word.

Yet when it comes to weight-management and fat loss ‘average’ can be the difference between success and failure.

In dietary terms your ‘average’ is what you’ve done at the end of the week or month when you take into account the good, bad and average days. Average is what is left after the blow-out meals, the binges and the purges. 

A practical argument for a low-carb diet

A practical argument for a low-carb diet

Critics of low-carbohydrate diets argue that for weight-loss as long as you are in a calorific deficit there’s nothing wrong with having carbohydrate sources such as brown rice, boiled potatoes or quinoa,

When they say nothing wrong they're clearly not speaking from a taste perspective.

Still fighting the 'low-fat' myth

Still fighting the 'low-fat' myth

ALL too often a new client will proudly tell me they ‘eat pretty healthily’ – and justify this claim on the basis that they always choose the ‘low-fat option’. The false conviction that fat is the bogeyman of health who needs to be avoided at all costs still holds strong despite recent pronouncements to the contrary

CANDIDA DETOX - confessions of a sugar fiend

CANDIDA DETOX - confessions of a sugar fiend

OKAY, time for a confession. For as long as I can remember I’ve been a sugar fiend; chocolate chip cookies, pick-n-mix, chocolate bars, all have been foes I’ve battled daily.

Some days I win the battle, some days I lose - some days I lose big. But ultimately, and more significantly, I’m always losing the war.

Until recently I’d considered my love of all things sweet an unfortunate character trait. Considering I’ve been blessed with a super-fast metabolism I didn’t think this was too bad a cross to bear.