Dr. Sally Norton

Dr Sally Norton is an NHS weight loss consultant surgeon, a UK Health expert and founder of www.vavistalife.com.

Ask Dr. Sally: How Can I Keep the Weight Off During the Holidays?

It’s difficult to avoid over-eating when it seems such a part of Christmas and we are surrounded by food wherever we go.

Does Fitness Really Lead to Weight Loss?

Does exercise really lead to weight-loss If we are speaking in a very literal sense, exercise does not lead to weight loss.

Try This: 10 Simple Tips to a Healthier You

Have you been wanting to get in better shape? Maybe just add some more health consciousness to your life? It’s not hard if you just put your mind (and your body) to it.

Diabetes: Four Things You can do to Help Prevent it

Statistics show that two thirds of our population are currently overweight, and 1 in 5 of us is obese – particularly shocking when you think about the risks that obesity carries with it, most notably, the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, which is increased substantially as your BMI rises.

7 Exercise Excuses that will Keep you from Staying Healthy this Winter

If you’re tempted to go into winter hibernation mode, remind yourself that exercise is more – not less – important for our health than in the summer.

Ask Dr. Sally: Help! Will I be able to Fit in my Tux for Friend’s Wedding?

Losing 12 lbs in 5 weeks is a bit harder and doesn’t leave much room for snacking and treats so prepare yourself for a bit of work!

Stress Makes us Hungry for all the Wrong Foods – What can we do?

So if this is something our bodies are naturally programmed to do, what’s the answer to the stress-health-diet dilemma?

Ask Dr. Sally: ‘Does Eating Late at Night Make You Fat?’

There is certainly evidence to suggest that people who eat late at night are heavier than those who don’t. But is that just because they eat more at other times too, so have a higher calorie intake overall? In some cases, yes.

Exercise Excuses – 7 Ways to Talk Yourself Out of Working Out

A sure fire way to kill your enthusiasm for exercise is to compare your progress with a friend, or the person lapping you in the pool.

Ask Dr. Sally: ‘How Long is a Reasonable Amount of time to Lose Weight?’

Ask Dr. Sally Norton – Slow weight loss also means you can do it without drastic changes to your life – so it will be easier to maintain.