Archive for July, 2008

Archive for July, 2008

Obesity Facts - Food I Can Eat!
Fish, meat, eggs, cheese, butter, olive oil, most vegetables ( not parsnips), milk ( although I always drink soya), yoghurt, bread, fruit - a varied selection I think you would agree. Please note there is no calorie counting, or weighing involved which is a refreshing change! All cooking methods [...]

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Obesity Facts - Food I Can’t Eat
Let me start with the foods that I have to avoid, and in general these are any which have white flour or are cereal based. If we go back to the insulin index, and look at carbohydrate rich foods, then I avoid any food with an insulin score over [...]

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Obesity Facts - The First Step
My lowest point was the combination of two incidents. Firstly I injured my back which left me immobilised for almost three months. During this time I was interviewed and photographed for a newspaper article, and the accompanying photograph was so awful I was shocked at how much I had changed [...]

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Obesity Facts - The Early Years
Like many women, and I suspect some men, I struggled with my weight from adolescence. Following my teenage years in the late 60’s my weight ballooned for no apparent reason. Drastic action was called for and I took to diuretic tablets to help with water retention, and with reduced calorie [...]

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Obesity Facts - My Weight Loss Story
There comes a point in everyone’s life that no matter what you are trying to achieve, whether in business or in your personal life, that you step back and take stock when things are not working out as you planned.
In my case it was my weight loss ( or [...]