How I weaned myself off sugar (in coffee)

This is going to sound crazy to many of you, but as a teenager whenever I had drank (black) tea it would have to be accompanied by six teaspoons of sugar. Yes, six! So it was a good thing I didn’t drink it often and stuck to herbal teas (with nothing added) whenever it was available. Coffee was something I developed a taste for nearly almost two years ago (must be getting old!). The fancy stuff. Not the instant. I say...

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Pick one thing. Do it consistently

I haven't eaten crisps from the work cupboard since 16th February 2016. To put this into context I used to go there at least once a day for a pack - ideally Salt & Vinegar. Sometimes this went up to two packs a day. Just because they were there. Crisps aren't part of my grocery shop so cannot be found around the house. When junk food is freely available at work then this can become a problem. Especially around the time of that afternoon slump. Some of...

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Juice Cleanses: What’s all the fuss about?

Food is the highlight of my day. Solid food. Personally, I don't even consider soup or salad a meal on its own. And I've been lucky in the sense that, apart from one crazy occasion in Guatemala back in 2005 when we ran out of cash, I've never had to starve. Fasting has only ever occurred when I've been sick and  physically unable to keep food down. So why on earth would I want to do this?! The researcher in me...

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