NHS UK states that in 2016, 26 per cent of adults were classified as obese which has increased from 15 per cent in 1993 but has remained at a similar level since 2010. In 2016/17, 1 in 5 children in Year 6 and 1 in 10 children in Reception were classified as obese. Also in 2016/17 there were 617 thousand admissions in NHS hospitals where obesity was a factor which is an increase of 18 per cent on 2015/16. We are in the midst of an obesity epidemic and both adults and children are in need of help.
A study carried out by researchers from McGill University in Canada, Harvard University in the US and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, was published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. Overall, they found mindfulness interventions were associated with small-to-moderate effects on weight loss and there were also some improvements in eating behaviours in the mindfulness groups, such as a reduction in binge eating.
Weight loss coaching sessions including Mindfulness and NLP techniques coupled with tips on meals, snacks and exercise enabling clients to lose weight and keeping it off for the long term. Sessions include:
Usually 3-4 sessions are required on a weekly basis and then if the client wants more regular support then monthly management programmes are put into practice.
Babies born by Caesarean section have dramatically different gut bacteria to those born vaginally, according to the largest study in the field.
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