Dont Throw The Baby Out With The Bathwater

The house is in upheaval and the kitchen fitters are at last here! Whenever I have workman in I always bake a carrot cake and make sure I have the kettle on, after all it makes sense to keep them happy! However, my kitchen fitter has told me not to offer him any cakes...

Emotional Eating – it’s not rocket science

Well I have just watched last nights episode of Weight Loss ward on ITV. The medical staff do an amazing job with some of the most extreme cases imaginable. As with the last series I am left screaming at the TV in frustration “I think I can help!” It was...

The Elephant In The Room

 Barely a day goes by when we don’t see an article on the news or in the media telling us that as a nation we are too fat. A recent television series showed us “The Men Who Made Us Thin” which is an ironic title because as a nation we are certainly not thin. We...

We have found the cure!

If we were as certain of the cure for cancer or heart disease as we are of the cure for obesity, think how many lives would be saved; these conditions could be virtually wiped out. We don’t need a scientific breakthrough to cure the obesity epidemic, for most people...

What would you choose fizzy or fat?

This week there was a call from the Academy Of Medical Royal Colleges to ban fizzy drinks to help prevent obesity. Is it just me or does this smack of desperation? I am reminded of the pointlessness of putting an Elastoplast on a horrific injury. It’s not that...