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June 2016

Why it’s OK to step on the scales!

I’m getting really tired of hearing the advice that if you’re trying to lose weight you should throw away your scales – you shouldn’t be a slave to a number, it’s the “sad step”, go by what you can see in the mirror, etc. Not only are you feeling fed up because you’re dieting, but you’re now expected to feel bad about wanting to monitor your weight loss too! The …Read More

Just make a start

I blogged last month about how the multitude of different diet books on the market can cause confusion about what we should be eating, and what to do about that, particularly if you want to lose weight (you can read that blog here). Since then I’ve been continuing to think about this overload of diet advice, and about how it actually hampers our attempts to improve our diets. And I …Read More