New research on time-restricted eating

New research on time-restricted eating

New research on Time-Restricted Eating You’re familiar with the 5:2 diet which has been around for a while now. It’s a form of Intermittent Fasting (IF) where you fast for two days a week to regulate your overall food intake. Intermittent Fasting can take any form –...
Does your self-control go to pot in the evening?

Does your self-control go to pot in the evening?

As lockdowns continue to try and curb transmission of Covid19, the pressure we’re under may show in our eating patterns. My blog this week is on a situation I often hear from clients, which is that they struggle with their eating much more in the evenings than...
Why do you always seem to have room for dessert?

Why do you always seem to have room for dessert?

Being able to make room for dessert even when we’ve eaten our fill at a meal has been dubbed the “dessert stomach” or “second stomach”. Of course, we humans only have one stomach, and being tempted by the dessert menu isn’t because we have another stomach. It’s a...
How a behavioural switch can help you stop eating

How a behavioural switch can help you stop eating

One of the reasons many of us eat more than we need is that we eat beyond the point of feeling full. It’s so easy to keep eating when the food is delicious but day-in, day-out this can lead to feeling out of control around food. Learning how to stop eating when we’re...
Professionals: The new Canadian Obesity Guidelines on behavioural interventions

Professionals: The new Canadian Obesity Guidelines on behavioural interventions

Obesity Canada have published new guidelines on clinical practice which include a chapter on psychological and behavioural interventions in obesity management. If you work with people who live with obesity it’s really worth reading. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in the...