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The Key to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off in the New Year

Written by Centennial Medical Care for Doctify
Ah, dieting. Most of us have been there. The good intentions, the healthy eating plan, the optimism – only to plunge face forward into a devil’s food chocolate cake two weeks later. It can make you feel like a failure, especially these days when you’re assailed on all sides […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Key to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off in the New Year

A Nutritionist’s Top Tips for Sustained Weight Loss

Written by Mr Filip Koidis for Doctify
Starting a new diet, full of optimism and resolutions, only to crash and burn two weeks later – we’ve all been there. As you slowly regain consciousness and take in the mounds of Pringle tins and pizza boxes strewn across the floor, its easy to give up. But is there […]

By |October 17th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on A Nutritionist’s Top Tips for Sustained Weight Loss

What are the Best Healthy Snacks for the Office?

Written by Mr Toribio-Mateas for Doctify
Ah, snacking. There’s nothing more comforting than hitting that 3pm slump and indulging in a biscuit or five. But eating between meals can make us feel lethargic, gain weight and ruin our main meals.

So, what to do when a craving hits and all you want is a packet of Hula […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|1 Comment

The Ultimate Porridge Recipe to up your Breakfast Game

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify
Knitwear at the ready: it’s getting cold, folks. Or, colder, I should say. This is England after all. With temperatures dipping and days getting shorter, its getting increasingly difficult to roll out of bed in the mornings. Our plan? Make your breakfast worth getting up for.
Why choose porridge?
Other than […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Ultimate Porridge Recipe to up your Breakfast Game

Diet Tips: Can your Gut Health Affect your Happiness?

Written by Ms Jill Barber for Doctify
Almost every single stock photo related to eating has people laughing uproariously at their meal. But is the food you’re merrily munching away on actually making you happy? We know that our diet can affect our physical appearance – sugar gives us spots, junk food makes us gain weight. […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Diet Tips: Can your Gut Health Affect your Happiness?

How to eat healthy in the summer

We’ve just passed this years half way mark and that New Year’s resolution you made back in January to eat healthier has long been forgotten. However, it’s not too late, summer is a great time to revamp your diet.

Doctify has put together some tips based on The Eatwell guide released by Public Health England.

Here’s how […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on How to eat healthy in the summer

Is Stress all Bad or can it actually be Helpful?

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify

85% of Americans believe that stress is harmful and that figure probably isn’t much different on this side of the pond. However, the latest research questions if it’s really the stress itself that makes us sick or more so our attitude towards it. It seems that if we expect the […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Stress all Bad or can it actually be Helpful?

Acid Reflux Diet Recipe: Crispy Parsnip Fries

Written by Professor Laurence Lovat for Doctify
Acid reflux, or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common problem estimated to affect approximately 1 in 5 people on a weekly basis and 1 in 10 people on a daily basis.

Diet is a major contributing factor, but with increasing working days and easier access to fast food, avoiding […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Conditions|3 Comments

Going sugar free? Choose wisely, the devil is in the detail

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify
The Truth About Sugar
Most of us are getting lured in by sugar free product claims, but little are we being told what xylitol, stevia and the rest really are, and if they are any better for our health than sugar.

Since the market has become flooded with sugar substitutes, it’s difficult […]

By |July 21st, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Going sugar free? Choose wisely, the devil is in the detail