Week 8-How to Change Your Eating in 8 weeks

Remind yourself of your hopes and goals- one year from now, what will healthier look like to you, and what will you be able to do as a result? How have you been getting on with low carb? Tell us about your challenges and successes in the group or- email... Read more →

Week 7 How to Change your Eating in 8 weeks

Remind us of your hopes and goals How have you been getting on? Let me know your challenges and successes on the night, or by email to joannemccormack@nhs.net Have you any questions? Have any of you eaten out yet? What happened? How do you find eating out with low carb... Read more →

Week 6 How to Change your Eating in 8 weeks

Remind us, and yourselves, of your hopes and goals How have you been getting on? What have been your challenges and successes, and would you like to share them with us? Do you have any questions- write to me at joannemccormack@nhs.net Have you heard of mindful eating? It can help... Read more →

Week 5: How to Change your Eating in 8 weeks

Remind us of your hopes and goals- I will to add them to our flip chart as a visual memory. How have you been getting on? What are your challenges and your successes? Would you like to share them with me? Give me your questions on the night or email... Read more →

Easy Granola

Yes it is grain free and low carb 🙂 Ginger & Cinnamon granola adapted from www.ditchthecarbs.com to fit in with my store cupboard ingredients My recipe Use 650g of your favourite mixed nuts(any except peanuts) and seeds 50g coconut oil melted 1-2 tsp cinnamon to taste 1-2 tsp ginger to... Read more →

Week 4 How to Change your Eating in 8 weeks

Tonight at Stockton Heath Medical Centre low carb group, we have special guest Suzy Glaskie, health coach, of Peppermint Wellness. I heard Suzy talk the other night to a group of GPs, nurses and personal trainers and was very impressed. She connected with each of us about processed food addiction,... Read more →

“Superfoods” -should I believe the hype?

Superfoods are not all that they are cracked up to be, and the concept may be no more than a marketing strategy. Have a look at this. Have a look at my food list, and think about eating what you enjoy that’s also packed full of nutrients to nourish your... Read more →

The Ketogenic Diet: Why Eating Fat Can Make You Thin

This is a guest post by Louise Hendon, co-host of The Keto Summit and author of The Essential Keto Cookbook It probably seems very counterintuitive that eating more fat can actually help you lose weight. Traditional advice has always been to eat low fat and exercise more. But as we’ve... Read more →

Week 3- How to Change your Eating in 8 weeks

Remind us of YOUR hopes and goals. Mine were, and are, to reduce my risk of dementia. My dad and grandmother had dementia, and it is associated with diabetes. How have you been getting on? What are your challenges and successes? Your questions? Email me if you like on joannemccormack@nhs.net... Read more →