L’s Simplyweight Story

These are the kind words of one of our recent clients, L, whose initials we will use in order to protect her privacy.  I joined Simplyweight when I weighed the heaviest in a very long time and this was having a negative impact on all aspects of my life. I have tried various diets and…

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During the holy month of Ramadan, it is important that you stick to a healthy meal plan. This means avoiding the consumption of fried foods such as samosas and pakoras and reducing your intake of salty foods. Drinks like fruit juices, smoothies and fizzy drinks not only increase your calorie intake but can also leave…

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In the first instance before you start reading this blog, you need to understand that fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan is not to be intended for weight loss. This Holy Month is intended to be a time for spiritual reflection and increasing devotion. However, if you follow the recommendations provided you will not…

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Will the sugar tax work?

The new Sugar Tax on soft drinks has come into force in the UK as of 6th April 2018, manufacturers will have to impose a tax on high-sugar drinks they sell. We are already seeing some impact of this tax with leading brands like Fanta, Lucozade and Ribena cutting the sugar content in their drinks….

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Public Health England (PHE) now wants the country to go a diet. PHE wants the portion size of some of Britain’s most popular foods to be reduced. They have also asked the food industry to opt for healthier ingredients and the public to choose low calorie options. 13 different food items, which are responsible for…

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