Weight loss and body composition

What exactly is Intermittent Fasting?

24th March 2021 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits, Weight loss and body composition
Fasting is not a new concept and has been around for thousands of years but what exactly is Intermittent Fasting? Fasting involves alternating food absence with periods of normal food consumption. We break a ‘fast’ every day when we first eat – breakfast even if not at breakfast time. In the ‘diet trend’ sense, intermittent

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Weight Management – if I’m not prescribing diets, what am I doing?

28th July 2020 / Laura Clark

Intuitive Eating, Mindful eating, Weight loss and body composition, anti diet, diet binge cycle, how to break free from dieting, non diet approach
In the past, I’ve delivered weight management services which had weight loss at the heart. I’ve worked alongside other healthcare professionals in specialist NHS services, to support people on a journey to better health through weight loss. It has never been simply about offering dietary advice; we have to look at the interplay between the

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Dieting: when it’s time to say no

18th May 2020 / Laura Clark

Weight loss and body composition
Mental Health Awareness Week is flying the flag for kindness this week. So, it’s the perfect time to think about how we’re interpreting this for ourselves, particularly when it comes to our quest to lose weight or change our body shape. Dieting often takes us on a merry-go-round of emotions, initially euphoria when our efforts

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Intermittent Fasting – Is it for you?

13th February 2020 / Laura Clark

16:8, Weight loss and body composition, Workplace Health, how to do fasting diet, should I be fasting to lose weight
Should we all be following strict rules around fasting? The potential benefits of fasting for the body have been talked about for a long time, but the idea that restricting your eating to a certain time window is good for health, seems to be building momentum so what does the science say? Fasting allows the

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Nutrition tips for the body conscious Love Island couples

8th June 2019 / Laura Clark

Behind the Headlines, Food and nutrients, Weight loss and body composition
It’s a hard life – slurping from a personalised water bottle and trying to decide whether to sit on a swinging seat or a bean bag. I’d love to see inside those fridges because you don’t see them eat much do you? Their bodies look sculpted, but should their diets change now they’re enclosed within

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