Controlling Weight Part 2

This is part 2 of the article. To read part 1 PLEASE CLICK HERE. When we try to consciously change our weight, the body invariably fights back. While it may allow some changes without too much struggle in the 10% range, anymore than this and the body stops being an idle spectator. Slow and consistent are not words in most peoples vocabulary when it comes to weight loss. With the drastic changes people make and the desire for quick results, resistance by the body is strong. The Vermont Prison Study was conducted in 1964. Seven prisoners were enlisted as part of an overfeeding experiment … [Read more...]

Intermittent Fasting and the Fast Diet

The question that I am being asked more than any other at the moment is ‘what do you think about the fast diet?’ For anyone not in the know, the fast diet (also know as the 5:2 diet) is where you fast for two days out of every week. On your fast days women are allowed 500 calories and men are allowed 600 calories. For the rest of the week you can eat and drink as you please. The diet rose to popularity based on this BBC panorama episode called Eat, Fast and Live Longer. The presenter has then taken this further by creating a diet book, a cookbook and website. Its popularity is now huge and … [Read more...]