Monthly Archives: September 2018

Should I fast Mr Nutritionist?

Fasting, or ‘voluntary not eating for a finite period of time’, can be very helpful in regards to overall health. I’ll shortly give you my ‘rules’ if you want to try a fast. But first, there are some caveats. For 90% of us mere mortals who have busy lives, families and work, fasting for a day or even half a day just […]

I was failing my patients (and myself)

Do you seriously think you can lose weight? Really?  Why bother! Why bother trying to get yourself better, when changing diets just don’t work. Don’t you get it, I was thinking.  No-one ‘gets better’. It just doesn’t happen.  No-one ‘reverses’ their diabetes’. Anyone who says they can is lying. No-one loses their weight and keeps it off. I haven’t […]

The catalyst for diabetes?

I was disappointed but not surprised with the ABC Catalyst program called ‘Curing Diabetes‘ that aired last week. The most important question that it did not answer, was what causes diabetes, and why is it so difficult to cure? These are the key questions that I have my patients understand, so they can start reversing the impact of this insidious disease. Diabetes […]