Sunday Roast Beef

I am mindful that many people have not the money or inclination to cook roast beef, and yet it is a very filling and tasty treat, especially if done well. It is also very low carb, and healthy fat so excellent for diabetics and people who want use up their... Read more →

Children and Sugar

I work in an area where people are generally healthy and people in my practice think hard about bringing their children up in the best possible way. They mostly cook from scratch and never give their children sugar or so they think…. They forget that breakfast cereals, toast and toppings,... Read more →

Can’t lose weight on #lowcarb?

Can’t lose weight on LCHF? When I started a 30g carbs a day way of life, I never imagined the changes it would bring. The weight loss was an unexpected side effect and not my primary concern. However, not everyone does lose weight with the first version of LCHF they... Read more →

How much healthy fat should you eat?

Where does the healthy fat in #LCHF come from? Is it from your food, or is it from your body? What sorts of fats are you comfortable with? Many people are fat phobic, and fear that fat in food becomes fat on their bodies. The problem is that many people... Read more →

A different way to to think of your body and mind..

Let’s suppose you are overweight and have accepted it, or you are overweight and still feel bad about your inability to get off the couch, and your inability to stop eating the foods that keep you and your body just the way they are. If you could press a button... Read more →

Low carb vegan

Can you be a healthy low carb vegan? One of my friends has recently improved her health enormously by changing from a standard British diet to a whole food vegan one. She had never liked eating meat or fish but she never really thought about eating the most nutritious food... Read more →

Chickpea salad

1 red onion in wedges 2 thickly sliced courgettes 1 red pepper cut into chunks 400g chopped tomatoes 5 tablespoons olive oil Juice of half a lemon 3 tablespoons chopped herbs like chives, parsley or mint 2 400g tins of chickpeas drained 100g feta cheese cubed Green salad to serve... Read more →

Consent form

We need consent so that we can analyse and publish the programme results. You do not have to do this to take part in the programme. This is the form it takes: Stockton Heath Medical Centre, The Forge Stockton Heath. We would like to use anonymous data to help us... Read more →

Baked buttery squash

1 butternut squash half a teaspoon paprika 3 tablespoons snipped chives 3 tablespoons of creme fraiche, normal fat or low fat as you prefer, whatever works for you. 30g ground almonds a knob of butter 30g grated cheese Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees fan Halve the squash length ways,... Read more →