Beating comfort eating

This is a tricky time for anyone trying to lose a few pounds, or even, to avoid putting any on, says our diet expert. As Christmas draws nearer, friends, neighbours and colleagues start to offer us th... Read More

Diet blog: fat chance

Our diet expert on why nagging never makes anyone want to lose weight. A spouse could be the support you need – if you both need to lose weight and agree ‘no nagging’ before you start. Sometimes... Read More

It’s all Greek

Our diet expert tries a bit of Greek dining and dancing in her quest to stay fit and slim. Judith Wills’ Greek meze recipe for aubergine with feta So I got something right, after all, when I cho... Read More

Mediterranean medicine

Study after study backs up the health benefits of the Mediterranean way of eating, so here’s how to incorporate it into a British diet. A typical Mediterranean diet includes foods such as fruit,... Read More

bread is on the menu

Bread has a fairly bad reputation nowadays but our diet expert argues there’s no reason not to eat and indulge in decent bread when on a diet. Try breads made from a variety of different grains,... Read More