Articles by Jeannette Hyde

How to Not Get Fat This Christmas

How to Not Get Fat This Christmas

Christmas is a famously indulgent time: mulled wine, mince pies, chocolates and second helpings all round. All well and good at the time, but many of us find ourselves regretting starting the new year that bit heavier. Nutritional therapist Jeannette Hyde has come up with five simple and non-punishing ways you can avoid getting fat this Christmas. 1. Don’t vandalise a good diet with binge drinking People often ask me if a night out now and again is ok. When they then tell me the night in question involves 12 pints, followed by chasers and a hangover for two days, the...
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Why the Average Diet Doesn’t Fit the Unique You

Why the Average Diet Doesn’t Fit the Unique You

When people discover I’m a nutritional therapist, they often look down in dismay at the food in their hand (e.g. a salty tortilla chip at a party) and say: “I bet you’re thinking I shouldn’t be eating this.” No actually. I’m more likely to be wondering how this particular food will interact with your unique body and the individual way it works. That food may work ok for you, but not for me, or vice versa. We’re all different. In the same way that our eye colour is determined by our genetic make-up, so is our body’s response to food. No two individuals are genetically...
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