Lent is the second most common time when people try to make changes in their lives and have a ‘fresh start’. Lent is a period of 40 days starting on Ash Wednesday.
During the 40 days of Lent, Christians remember the time when Jesus went into the desert to fast and pray before beginning his work for God. During this time Jesus was tempted several times by Satan, but was able to resist.
One of my first patients in general practice said that her key to success in weight loss was to say to herself, “nothing tastes as good as thin feels” whenever the fridge door beckoned.
This post contains 10 things that I have told patients over the years:
Adopting a healthy diet should not be overly restrictive or about becoming wafer thin – moreover the emphasis should be on feeling positive, being energised and stabilising your mood. We can often feel bombarded with nutrition advice and trend led diets that are really just short term solutions, instead of sustainable health and well-being.
Good skin care and treatments will help achieve a more youthful appearance but eating right will also make those results last longer and…..
It comes as little surprise that the British are a nation of dieters, with 65% of women having claimed to attempted some form of weight loss in the past year (according to data analysts Mintel). Dieting isn’t just a women domain, 44% of men have also claimed the same.
Gender aside, when it comes to dieting many of us feel bombarded with a lot of options, while a lot of dietary advice is not sustainable long-term and simply acts as a quick fix. In this article we look at simple steps you can follow to end the deprivation diets and live a fitter life.