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Diet Q & A

Dietitian, Juliette Kellow answers your diet and nutrition questions and gives her advice for dieting and healthy weight loss.

Dietitian's Q & A

Medical Conditions and Advice

Q: Last year I was ill with Glandular Fever and wasn’t able to exercise. As a result I gained almost 2 stone. Now I’m better and I’ve joined WLR to help me shift the weight but is there anything I should watch out for to prevent a recurrence?

No Weight Loss

Q: I’ve joined WLR as a last resort so I hope you can help me. I’ve been running, swimming or cycling every day and eating healthily for the last four months but have only lost half a stone. It’s starting to get me down as I still have 2½ stone to go. Will WLR really help me lose weight even though I’m already eating sensibly and exercising so much?

Alternative Treatments

Q: Despite weighing almost 13 stone, I’m a really fussy eater and don’t like many typical ‘diet’ foods such as fruit, veg, rice, pasta or cottage cheese. This makes it really difficult for me to follow a diet, although I do like using WLR as I can still eat what I like. A friend has suggested that being hypnotised may help me to like healthier foods and lose weight though. Is this true?

Body Fat Composition

Q: Despite losing almost 3 stone with the help of WLR, I still have love handles that hang over the top of my jeans and look horrible. I really want to get rid of them but no matter what I do, they’re still there! Can you suggest anything?

Allergy & Intollerance

Q: I’ve joined WLR and lost a stone in around 10 weeks but I’ve found it a real struggle and am not looking forward to shifting the next one. My friend has suggested it might be because I have a problem with wheat. Should I try a wheat-free diet and if so what foods should I avoid?

Motivation

Q: My best friend has asked me to be matron of honour for her wedding in the summer. I’m really happy to be asked but am also worried because I need to lose 2½ stone, especially as the other bridesmaid’s are all thin. The trouble is, I really struggle to stick to any diet and always give up after just a few weeks. Will WLR be able to help?

Smoking

Q: I’ve been a member of WLR for about six months and have almost reached my target weight. However, I now really want to give up smoking but am worried that I’ll start to put the weight back on. What can I do to prevent this?

Eating Out/Healthy Choices

Q: My friend has started buying organic foods and swears it’s helped her lose weight. I’m struggling to shift my last stone. Can organic food really help you to lose weight?

Alcohol

Laxatives

Cravings & Temptations

Medical Conditions & Advice

Eating Out/Healthy Choices

High Protein Diets

Feeling Bloated

Thyroid

Weight Gain After Treatments

Body Fat & Composition

Water & Hydration

Vitamins & Minerals

Allergy & Intollerance

Maintaining Weight

Starvation & Metabolism

Hormones

Exercise

Additives & Supplements

Pregnancy & Child Birth

Fats & Cholesterol

Eating Time

Menopause: Does It Cause Weight Gain?

Calories

No Weight Loss

Plateau With Weight Loss

Fruit & Vegetables

Glycaemic Index and Diabetes

Carbohydrates: Am I Eating Too Many?

Fibre and the Digestive System

Genetics

Loose Skin

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You can use the tools and databases in WLR to find the best diet for you. Keep online food and exercise diaries, set a weight loss goal and see how many calories you need to get there. Try it free for 24 hours.

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