Deborah Murtagh’s blog

Why science may not have all the answers

Science uses experimentation as a way of gathering data to identify, explain or predict an outcome…

Low fat versus high fat

In the health headlines this week there was a story claiming a low-fat diet combined with calorie restriction could protect…

Can thinking about food affect weight loss?

There is a simple exercise that shows our minds and bodies…

Is Famine & Feasting Natural?

Could a return to how our ancestors ate cure global diabesity and rid us of ‘modern diseases’? Many researchers…

The innocent ‘word’ that programmes emotional eating!

A long time ago while visiting her loving and gentle grandma, a wee toddler wearing her frilly lemon coloured dress tripped over her little white sandals and flew forward into nothing but air, before landing on her tiny soft palms and scuffing her tiny bare knees…

Raw Strawberry Cheesecake, your guilt free Christmas Indulgence!

Down here in the southern hemisphere, nothing tastes like Christmas more than a plump, deep red, sweet, succulent strawberry. However, we may be serving up way more than we realize this Christmas!

The mindset of a start/stop dieter!

Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle of losing weight and gaining weight? Has this spanned decades or your entire lifetime?

How to find your key for lasting weight loss!

After nearly 23 years as a weight loss coach I have heard every reason why women gain weight, but if we look beyond the superficial, it always comes back to how we feel about ourselves, our life, and our level of self-love…

Why you really make bad food choices

Weight can be the number one challenge many women face over their lifetime and there is a reason for that…