Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Medical doctor and weight loss expert

Dr. Khandee Ahnaimugan (Dr. K) is a medical doctor, weight loss expert and author of "Slim and Healthy without Dieting: The Weight Loss Solution for Women over 40".

His practice is based in Harley Street, London. His focus is on helping women over 40 to lose weight and keep it off without dieting, using a behavioural programme.

His website is doctorkweightloss.com

If You're Sick of Dieting, Here's the Alternative

There is no way that watching what you eat for a couple of weeks is going to change your life. It might make you feel good that you're doing something about your weight, but it's never going to lead to achieving a long-term healthy weight. The reason is that most diets are about the short-term.
11/01/2016 17:21 GMT

Can You Think Yourself Thin?

Instead of thinking about losing weight, think about how you will lose weight <em>and</em> keep it off. Most people focus on the losing weight part, and think that once they lose weight, everything will be rosy after that.
19/06/2015 17:32 BST

The Truth About Being "Naturally Slim" After 40

Do you wish you had their genes? Or their fast metabolism? Although genes do impact body shape and some aspects of weight, when a woman over 40 is able to "eat what they want" and still stay slim, it's most heavily influenced by behaviour.
09/06/2015 11:36 BST

Weight Loss: Stop Blaming Yourself

How much time do you spend thinking about your weight? If you're overweight and fed up with being overweight, then probably you think about it a lot. And the vast majority of these thoughts will be negative and self-critical.
31/10/2014 18:06 GMT

Six Things Every Woman Should Know About Menopause Weight Gain

If you've noticed your weight increasing as you go through menopause, you've probably also found that it's difficult to find advice that works. As a doctor who only sees women over 40 in my weight loss clinic, dealing with weight gain at menopause is something I have a lot of experience in.
29/09/2014 17:39 BST

10 Tips for January Weight Loss

It's that time of year where it seems like everyone is talking about being healthier and losing weight. But if you're like most people, the good intentions never seem to translate into success and each January you're back wondering which diet to go on next.
08/01/2014 16:33 GMT

Weight Loss: Ten Tips for Getting Through the Christmas Party Season

Christmas can be a difficult time if you're trying to lose weight. It's all the parties, the mince pies, the chocolates and of course alcohol which make it so hard to stay on track. The usual response is to think "I'll just deal with my weight after Christmas". But do you really want to get to New Year's day, step on the scales and see that they're up five pounds? Of course not.
06/12/2013 16:50 GMT

Why High Achievers Often Struggle to Lose Weight

The paradox of long-term weight loss is that going faster and pushing harder don't work. As difficult as it may be for the success-oriented high achiever, the answer is to do the opposite. Slow down and take it easy.
12/11/2013 11:21 GMT

The Antifragile Diet

If you can change the triggers and the behaviours (so that the new behaviours become a habit) you will start losing weight naturally. Because your habits have changed, the weight loss should be for the long-term.
25/08/2013 23:25 BST

Struggling to Lose Weight Is Not Always a Bad Thing

As part of the diet, you've been eating foods that you don't really like. You've also had to eat different meals compared to the rest of the family. You've kept away from chocolate even though you love it. And you've even managed to go to the gym a few times. Then you decide to weigh yourself. And shock, horror, you've only lost three pounds.
13/06/2013 17:35 BST

Women Over 40: The Truth About Weight Loss

The irony is that even though most women over 40 fail to lose weight and keep it off using this approach, they still think that deprivation and suffering is the key to weight loss. They rationalise that previous failures were due to insufficient commitment or willpower.
28/05/2013 22:45 BST

The Personal Trainer's Biggest Problem With Weight Loss

The underlying problem is that for women over 40, exercise ALONE is not enough to cause weight loss. This is not true for men. And it's less true for women under 40. But if you ask most women over 40, they will tell similar stories of exercise programmes that no longer delivered the goods when it came to weight loss.
16/05/2013 17:41 BST

Coping With Hunger When You're Trying to Lose Weight

What should you do when you're trying to lose weight, and you feel hungry? This is a common situation that many people come across. And working out a good response to hunger is crucial to successful weight loss.
18/04/2013 17:53 BST

Want to Lose Weight? Relax...

Does the thought of trying to lose weight make you feel stressed? You're not alone. And in my experience, getting stressed about your weight loss is one of the biggest obstacles to success. People who get stressed about their weight loss are much more likely to give up.
26/02/2013 17:40 GMT

Five Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Start Losing Weight

What comes to mind when you decide you need to lose weight? Pain? Terror? Suffering? The 'diet mentality' emphasises the "no pain- no gain" approach to weight loss, which makes weight loss seem painful and intimidates many people. This stops them taking action.
09/01/2013 13:48 GMT

Weight Loss for the New Year: Time to Think Differently

Things like detoxes and fad diets feel like they're the right thing to do. After all 'no pain, no gain', right? But if you've tried many of these methods before and are still overweight, it's time to accept that they don't work.
04/01/2013 20:46 GMT

Five Celebrity Weight Loss Myths

We know celebrities shape our attitudes towards body image but they also affect the way we think about losing weight. And not in a good way.
13/11/2012 17:15 GMT

Weight Loss For Women Over 40

Diets don't work, especially for women over 40. It's time to abandon them as a solution for weight loss. Instead change your perspective to doing things that you know will last. This is the true path to long-term weight loss.
19/10/2012 18:51 BST