Index of Articles
These are a selection of my favourite articles on health, stress and wellbeing.
Our Three Brains
“Three brains?” you might ask. “I have enough trouble managing one brain!”
In fact, the brain we know today that controls our every conscious and unconscious activity and behaviour has evolved and multiplied its capabilities over the millennia. Read more here about Our Three Brains
The Complex Nature of Obesity and Sustainable weightloss
News reports daily confirm that obesity is an ever-growing and complex problem in the Western world and a major (and growing) risk factor in many chronic and serious illnesses. Despite a flood of diets and low-fat foods, those eating a Western diet, in particular, continue to add unwanted extra pounds of fat. The complex nature of Obesity is often overlooked and achieving sustainable weightloss,,, Learn More
Why Diet and Deprivation Can Make You Fat
A natural reaction to wanting to lose weight is to go on a quick weight-loss diet. Lured by magazine headlines that promise: “Drop a Dress Size in 4 Days”, we inevitably seek a quick fix in the form of a calorie-restricted regimen. Like countless others, you may have followed this same path… many times: disciplined yourself and lost some weight, only to find you put it all back on . . . along with some brand new extra pounds as well.
You wouldn’t expect a weight-loss program to actually make you gain weight, but it can. Learn More
The Effects of Stress on the Body
When you are frequently reacting to preserved stressful situations your body never gets a chance to return to homeostasis and recuperate. Medical researchers have verified that the effect of chronic stress on our body is significant.
Stress is classified as a significant contributing factor in 90% of illnesses. It is implicated in the development of cardio-vascular disease, cancer, obesity, high blood pressure, dementia and poor immune function to name a few. Learn more