Trudi Purdy - wlr Team

Helpteam Member, Weight Loss Mentor and Brand Ambassador

Trudi Purdy - Helpteam and Mentor

Trudi has worked in the diet and weight loss industry for over 10 years and has many roles at wlr - from helping members, to researching and writing articles, to keeping in touch with wlr's Facebook community.

Trudi's Expertise

  • British Nutrition Foundation accredited course - Introduction to Healthy Eating & Nutrition
  • Trained Motivational Interviewing Practitioner
  • Writer, researcher and reviewer in the weight loss and diet field

Trudi's Weight Loss Success Story

Trudi's Work on wlr

The Special K Diet Plan

The Special K Diet Plan (Special K Challenge) has evolved but will it still help you to lose weight in a healthy way? WLR investigates . . .

New Easy Low Cal Eats, Drinks and Treats

Great ideas for convenience and treats without excess cals. Here’s the yummy-looking latest

Diet Secrets & How to Lose Weight on Channel 5

Watch a celebrity on a diet plan, and see the experts try to bust diet myths. Here's our review of episode 1. Episode 2 is tonight (9th Jan) at 8pm on Channel 5

Batch Cooking Makes Your Diet Easier and Healthier

Enjoy a no-pressure batch cooking session on just one day to get fast, tasty and healthy meals to keep your diet on track for a whole month or more, here’s how

Diet Meal Delivery vs. Ready Made Meals

Can food delivery services such as Diet Chef help your weight loss journey? Or are healthy frozen ready meals from the supermarket just as good?

49 Fun Activities to Get You Moving This Summer

The key to getting more active is finding activities that you enjoy. Our A-Z guide has 49 ideas to get you, and your friends and family, out and active this summer.

Doubts on Safety of Intermittent Fasting Diets

Could this popular form of losing weight actually cause more harm than good? this new study suggest that could be the case.

How Many Eggs a Week is Healthy?

A new study shows that eating up to 12 eggs a week can be part of a healthy diet for everyone including people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

Is Lo-Dough Worth Your-Dough?

Is Low-Dough the calorie counters' and low carbers' dream, or a diet food nightmare. Here's the wlr team's review

The 5:2 Diet Under the Spotlight

5:2 is a popular form of intermittent fasting for people who want to lose weight. So what is it about this method that dieters seem to like so much? Does it work? Is it healthy? What are the pros and cons?

What Happens to Your Body When You Eat a High Fat Meal

This fascinating piece of research clearly illustrates what happens, and how long it takes to get back to normal, you may not to want to push it too often, for too long

24 Ways to Drink Fewer Calories (without being a party pooper)

You don’t have to stick to water at summer gatherings. Drinks makers are coming out with lower calorie versions of popular summer drinks. Here’s 24 new tipples to try

17 Reasons to Get a Treadmill for Home

Barriers to burning fat melt away like snow when you get a treadmill you can use at home, along with the pounds. Here's 17 benefits

Counting Steps has Long Term Benefits

Just 12 weeks of simple walking exercise using a pedometer to count steps leads to a more active lifestyle 3-4 years later

Run the Parkrun? Are you Kidding?

Ever thought about running and then thought, Nah! Maybe your local parkrun could change your mind?

How to Lose Weight Well Series 3 Review

Series 3 of How to Lose Weight Well started on Monday 8th Jan 2018 on Channel 4. Here's a review of the first show and brief roundups of all diets featured in previous episodes

Slimming World Magazine Review

What's in Slimming World Magazine? Is it useful to people who aren't SW members? Here's our in-depth review of SW mag in 2018

British Military Fitness Review

Members of the wlr team review the boot camp style fitness training run by British Military Fitness.

Skinny Bakery Yum-o-meter

We took one for the team and taste tested some of the low calorie cakes and cookies from the Skinny Bakery. They got a big thumbs up from us!

Weight Watchers Magazine

Dietitian Juliette Kellow reviews Weight Watchers UK Magazine.

Aerobic Exercise Makes the Heart Grow 'Younger'

Aerobic exercise can make a dramatic difference to the 'age' of your heart, even in late middle age, according to these two trials

Mediterranean Diet to the Rescue - Again!

Many experts believe there is something very special about eating a Mediterranean diet and a new study has added yet more health benefits to this way of eating.

Feel Good You Magazine Review

What's in Feel Good You Magazine? Can it help you lose weight? Here's our in-depth review.

Can Bouncing Get You Fit?

NASA swears by bouncing to get their astronauts fit after being in space so we thought we would give a new trampoline exercise class a try. Read what happened here.

Are Vitamin and Mineral Supplements a Waste of Money?

Are Brits wasting £175 million every year on taking supplements that actually do nothing? Researchers are saying yes!

New Study Links Loud Music to Unhealthy Food Choices

Pumping up the volume in restaurants makes you part with more money and make unhealthy choices according to a new study.

Everdine Serves Up Scrummy Dishes You Can Count On

New kid on the food delivery block, Everdine, are offering clean eating gourmet style. We tasted some of the food they offer and looked at what the deal is.

How to be a Cracker This Christmas

Be a Christmas cracker this season - No filters required!

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