Fat + carbohydrate = delicious (and fattening)

Have you ever wondered why hot toast with lashings of butter is so comforting? Or why you crave chocolate? Or why it’s almost impossible to stop eating Pringles until you’ve demolished the whole tube? There’s a lot going on here, but one factor is the high...
Don’t Fight The Lion…Appease It.

Don’t Fight The Lion…Appease It.

The most fun and indulgent period of the year is here. It’s the time for relaxing, socialising, and celebrating. Irritatingly, it’s also the time of year responsible for much of our annual weight gain. Weight that becomes increasingly difficult to shift. Weight that...
How to Cut Calories Without Feeling Hungry

How to Cut Calories Without Feeling Hungry

The diet wars are raging more fiercely than ever. To lose weight, we’re told, we need to follow a low-carb diet. Or maybe a low-fat diet. Or perhaps a Mediterranean, paleo, or plant-based diet. Or just magically reduce calorie intake. It’s all very confusing. To the...