Judith Wills' diet and wellbeing archive

Judith Wills has been one of the UK’s best-known experts on diet, nutrition and health for 25 years and is the author of over 30 books, including The Food Bible and The Diet Bible. However, she describes her own body as ‘the result of years of healthy lifestyle triumphs and disasters in equal measure’. Her blog, she hopes, is ‘somewhere accessible to come and find out the truth – as I see it! – about the hype-ridden, confusing, contradictory and sometimes nonsensical world of diet and wellbeing’.

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Judith Wills' diet and wellbeing archive

  • Wednesday 8 June 2011

    June 8, 2011: On the other hand...

    Look I tend not to stay defeated for long. Misery grabs me, engulfs me, then soon I wake up and remember my mother, whose favourite mantra was, "I won’t be beaten" (by life, I think she meant). I think it’s mine, too. Read On
  • Monday 6 June 2011

    June 6, 2011: Getting old hurts in funny places

    I know this is a slimming and fitness blog and I do try to stay on topic, as they say. But as I lay on the bedroom floor the other day, trying to do my stretches, as I do several times a week, I had a wave of self pity come over me Read On
  • Friday 3 June 2011

    June 3, 2011: Another look at my Q score on Saga

    At the start of this challenge I did my Saga Q score on the Saga Health Club site and I rated a very poor 34 - High Risk category, mainly because of my alcohol intake, lack of exercise, and huge waist measurement, none of which I could dispute Read On
  • Monday 30 May 2011

    May 30, 2011: Strange clicking noises, but two good legs

    It's odd how things happen to your body and you haven't a clue what's going on, or why Read On
  • Friday 27 May 2011

    May 27, 2011: A flash for the camera

    Every month or so, Hugh Burden, the freelance photographer, who takes my photos for Saga Magazine, arrives from Bristol laden with his cameras, cables, lighting, and a huge amount of white sheeting, so that he can cleverly convert one of our downstairs rooms into a makeshift photographic studio Read On
  • Wednesday 25 May 2011

    May 25, 2011: 4th month statistics - and goodbye to the gym for the summer!

    Now this may sound a bit mad - as I am in the middle of a get fit and slim campaign with a lot of people watching my progress - but I'm going to shut the door on the gym for about three months during the summer, the only exceptions being a) I will continue using the rower as it is the only thing I do that helps my arm strength to any degree and b) if the weather is so bad that I can't walk outside, I will use the treadmill Read On
  • Monday 23 May 2011

    May 23, 2011: A boost to my motivation

    If I'm going to live a long time I want to be healthy. Wanting to avoid ill health and incapacity was one of the main reasons I began this challenge with Saga Read On
  • Friday 20 May 2011

    May 20, 2011: "Decency, warmth, no more ..."

    A week ago, I wrote about bravery and vanity and how the latter changes over the years and with life events Read On
  • Wednesday 18 May 2011

    May 18, 2011: Steps are mounting

    I wear the pedometer every day - apart from once when I changed trousers and forgot to transfer it - and I have been surprised how the steps mount up Read On
  • Monday 16 May 2011

    May 16, 2011: A breathless walk to the Begwyns Bluff

    Over the weekend, I did my longest walk since this blog and challenge began. The most I had done in one go until now was not much more than an hour covering about 3½ miles over fairly easy going (not that there is much of that round here) Read On
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