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Temporal Delusion

Can Temporal Delusion Cause Weight Gain?

Picture the scene. You're a veteran dieter and seriously considering your 5th round of [insert slimming club] in as many years. You try diets. You fail diets. You regain after diets. Then you repeat the same miserable, confidence destroying process all over again. "If only I can find the perfect diet!" you think. So you grab a...

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Obesity Doctor

We Need To Change How We Think About Obesity!

If you've seen today's news there are calls for it to be reclassified as a disease, and as you'd expect this has triggered a lot of passionate debate. I've been studying obesity and working one-to-one with obese people for many years, so here's my take on it. The problem is language. The English language has a really bad habit...

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Secret Eating

When Kids Binge - Tips For Parents!

We've had a question sent to us on our fan page... "Hiya 😊 Slightly random, but I'm really in need of some advice, please. I enjoy reading your posts and I was wondering if other members also have this problem. Basically, my son keeps sneaking food. Sugary snacks to be exact. Admittedly, he is a hungry lad, always has...

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Women Rugby

An Open Letter To The HAES Community

Dear HAES followers Some of you may have had the opportunity to witness an ongoing debate that keeps occurring on our fan page, between Rebelfit and HAES practitioners / followers. I think a good place to start is where all human beings should start when they have a difference of opinion. By asking... What do we have in common?...

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Blaming Fat

Let's Stop Blaming Fat For Disease!

We've had a question sent to us privately... "Can I ask a question?. My dad died from liver cancer at 56. The cirrhosis in his liver was so bad that they presumed he was an alcoholic and had been for years. My dad drank at Xmas and the occasional party, nothing else. They concluded that because men carry weight more around the...

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Girls Magazine

Our Children Need A New Kind Of Role Model!

Over the last few days social media has blown up with the debate around Tess Holliday appearing on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine. I shared the magazine cover to our fan page to show our support, and as you might expect it was flooded with responses from people outraged to see a morbidly obese person being glorified in such...

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Flat Earth

Could Diets Actually Be A Good Thing?

I don't know if you've noticed the rise in the number of "Flat Earthers" these days? Those people who truly believe that the earth is flat, in spite of the wealth of evidence to prove it is round? It doesn't matter what evidence you put to them, and how compelling that evidence is, they put their fingers in their ears and they...

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Pennies

The Difference Between Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes!

Earlier this week we shared a post promoting strength training with a list of research proven benefits: • reduced risk of diabetes• reduced risk of osteoporosis• reduced risk of dementia• improved mental health• aiding long term weight loss• keeping you strong as you age• reversing effects of menopause This then sparked a...

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Weight Stigma

​Why I Can't Tolerate Obesity Stigma Anymore!

We've had a question sent to us privately... "Hello there, just followed your page after listening to the obese video. My problem with my weight stems from living in a violent household as a child. Not violence towards me but my mother. More emotional abuse towards myself. I know I have a toxic relationship with food. Done...

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Diet Brain

Why We Lose Motivation And What To Do About It!

We've had a question sent to us privately... "Morning- I’ve been following for a while but went to sign up this morning and start KB again this week. I have just sat down to look at planning weeks meals and gathered all the books. So, I’m 44 haven’t done WW since 2004 for my wedding and know what’s good for me but in the last 4...

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Tape Mouth

Why You Struggle To Control Overeating!

We've had a question on our fan page... "What happens if you don’t diet and you just over eat? How do you control that." All overeating has its roots in caloric uncertainty. Which means that if you overeat, somewhere in your past or present your calorie intake has been uncertain. Your brain has been convinced that you might run...

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Starve

Are You Starving Yourself Fat?!

A little lesson on how we get fat... I'd like you to imagine a world without banks, or credit cards or any form of digital currency. This world is cold, hard cash only, in the form of notes that people carry around with them. However... You can't deposit the notes anywhere. You can't hide them under your mattress. The only place...

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