Essential Foods – Part 1

Food is made up of two components, nutrition and energy. To lose weight we must consume less energy than we expend. Food is the least essential of what we need to sustain life; minutes without air and days without water and we’re done; kaput! But we can last weeks, or even longer, without food. In … Read more

Self Control vs Willpower

There is a big difference between the two. Willpower involves winning a battle with yourself, or more precisely a battle between the subconscious self and the conscious self. It’s a struggle to maintain a weight loss diet using willpower. For example, if we love chocolate (like I used to) it’s a willpower fight we will … Read more


This little fellah lives in our gut, along with more than 100 trillion of his mates, he is a bacteria. They are not all the same, they are not identical twins, and there are thousands of different types of them that reside in our gut. These bacteria eat the components of the food we eat … Read more