Here's a thought. Don't diet. Not now. January is dark. It's too cold to lug yourself round the park in your shorts and T-shirt. Only the blandest fruit and vegetables are in season and besides, you're scientifically hard-wired to fail.
Struggling households are turning to cheaper, fattier food to help keep bills down in the wake of the recession but the quality
Aside from sugars other detrimental effects on your teeth, bones and general health, SUGAR MAKES YOU FAT, SICK AND TIRED! Walk away now, while you still can.
"It's so hard for me to lose weight", she bemoaned. "Nothing works" she sighed. I'm not being smug as I really have been there but you have to change your frame of reference. It was hard for me to lose weight too, but you have to suck it up and do it anyway.
Losing weight isn't easy, especially when you're surrounded by diet saboteurs. Check out the 10 most common fat traps and how you can avoid them...
It has been suggested that properties in sugar are psychoactive and addictive. Sugar is added to foods to make us come back for more. Sugar in fruits is not as addictive and can give us the essential carbohydrates we need without the buzz or high that sugar does.
As a woman who has conducted a very scientific research project into the inner psyche of sexually active blokes (i.e. has shagged around a bit) I say, with the sort of confidence normally reserved for Adele when she's telling Karl Lagerfeld to do one, that no man has ever seen me in a thong and then changed his mind about putting his willy inside of me. Never.
I've found the dieting very easy, but finding time to exercise very hard. I find that I make a hundred excuses a week for why I spend my time doing anything but exercising. To make life easier, I've decided that exercising at home must be the answer.
They are little pockets of love and I devour them with glee. They have changed my life, not only are they high in vitamin A and C, they have large amounts of folic acid and dietary fibre - awesome for the gluten and grain free life I choose.
Here are my tips - simply learned from listening to my body - to stay healthy, full of energy, calmness and clarity when you're super busy...