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How Much is Enough?

Following on from my previous post in this series, Eating Clean & Getting Fat, which debunked the notion of Unicorns whilst also suggesting two key principles that if followed will provide control over your weight, guaranteed. In this post I will start to fill in some of the blanks. The first question we need to answer is how many calories do I need (on most) days to maintain my weight?  If you are interested in such matters, then read on…

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An Apple A Day…

Might well keep the Doctor away. So long as it is ‘an’ apple rather than a dozen apples a day! What a strange thing for him to say you might think. Where on earth is he heading with this… Quite simply I have been thinking about weight loss / gain, particularly as many of us are sitting, more or less house bound at present, and experiencing an irresistible desire to put things in our mouths.  And particularly have been reflecting on the often sighted defence of “there is nothing wrong with my diet. I eat [clean / healthy / fresh] so I really don’t understand why I’m getting fatter”; cue next trip to fruit bowl or “snack” from food mountain in fridge.

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