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A Meal for Maintainers

We Nutracheck regulars, Sprog and Steve, have written occasional joint blogs this year, which people seem to have found interesting. So we thought it was about time for another one… SCENE 1: THE INVITATION STEVE and ANN (Mrs Steve): Would you be free to come to dinner one day, Sprog? SPROG: Oh, yes please! STEVE: […]

Maintenance still needs Constant Vigilance

I started my weight-loss journey with Nutracheck nearly four years ago at 148.5kg (23st 6). By March 2015 I got to my target of 85kg (13st 6), but that soon dropped further to 83.5kg (13st 2). I decided that I was going to maintain at that lower weight, but allow myself to bobble 1.5kg (3 […]

Underactive thyroid – how much does diet matter?

Our thyroid gland is important for secreting hormones involved in maintaining a healthy metabolism. Thyroxine is a hormone which is produced naturally in the body by the thyroid gland. Having too little thyroxine or too much thyroxine can cause health problems. Hyperthyroidism means your thyroid gland is overactive –this can lead to a faster metabolism […]