Tag: weight management

The forest or the trees: the carbohydrate minefield

When you gaze out your window — real or figurative — do you see the forest first, or the trees? I was asked today: is it possible to eat too much pasta?

‘FAT TAX’ – in the news again!

‘Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the watershed, doctors have said, in a call for action over obesity.

Is it possible to exercise too hard to burn fat?

Many people new to exercise, who have decided they need to lose body fat and revamp their diet think that the best way to gain amazing immediate results is to dash to the gym and work you butt off.  That may not actually be…

Making changes: how to make them last

You need to make a major change in your life. Do you make it all at once, cold turkey style, or incrementally?

Channel 4 Dispatches; have you watched it yet?

If not you should. It confirms many things that I have said already about diet programmes, I urge you to watch it. 

The importance of Fibre

We all hear about how important a high fibre diet is, but what is fibre exactly, and why do we need it?