The diet season has arrived!!!!!

Hooray 2017 has finally arrived!  I’m pretty glad to see the back of 2016 to be honest…. Anyhoo….


Are you still against the clock trying to eat all the remaining sweets, chocolates or whatever’s left from the festive break? Or are you already on a DIET?

Well it’s probably not long until the majority of the nation starts choosing which one to do this year.



  • I.F. (Intermittent Fasting)
  • 5:2 diet
  • Keto
  • Low Carb
  • Low Fat
  • Juice Detox
  • Weight Watchers/Swimming World
  • Eating DUST (Don’t recommend it! Haha). 

The list can go on and on……So do these diets actually work?   Well Yes… HOWEVER it all depends on one over riding principle….  Creating a calorie deficit. 

Not one single diet that doesn’t illicit a calorie deficit will see any fat loss, regardless of how “clean” your food is, regardless of how many times you eat a day, regardless of how many detoxing boosting cups of tea you drink a day……

If you are not in a deficit you ain’t loosing fat, trust me!

All these diets just follow the protocols.  Methods which could be used to achieve a calorie deficit. 


Think about it….

“Clean Eating” – you just get rid of high calorie junk food.

“Keto Diet” – you remove all carbs, therefore a large number of calories along with it.

“I.F.” – you only have a small window to eat in, making it harder to over-eat.


So tell me why you want to put yourself through these long term restrictions? Is it the diet which works or the calories? Again think about it….

Do you honestly think if you over ate whilst “clean eating” you wouldn’t put any weight on? Of course you would, you can still over indulge on chicken and sweet potatoes I can assure you!!! The truth is there is no wizardry with any diet. 

Don’t be fooled. 

It’s no good going on a diet that you may think is OPTIMAL only to 3 days later struggle to keep your hands out of the cookie jar!!! Instead… Find a protocol or something you can do day in and day out.  A way of eating you can sustain and is relatively easy.  Something which isn’t too hardcore and restrictive because actual successful weight loss takes effort, whatever protocol you choose will take effort, but you can still make a calorie deficit and still be able to eat out and socialise. 

Diet smarter this year!!!! 


Yours in health