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Are Low Carb Diets Risky?

Posted on 25 Aug 2018 In: General

Two headlines caught my eye in my newspaper this week; one cautioning against a type of low-carbohydrate diet, the other warning that there was no level of alcohol consumption that did not carry a health risk. I could of course misuse either food or alcohol or both, and certainly put my health at risk. I […]

Delighted! Glycaemic Load and Chocolate Treats

Posted on 4 Feb 2011 In: General

The heavenly part of this way of eating is that there is plenty of filling food, delicious food and no calorie counting. For families, the biggest plus is that it is a healthy way of eating for the whole family.

Breakfast for all the family

Posted on 29 Jun 2010 In: General

I just read my post for 21 February, and have realised that my waist/hip ratio then was .77! If I do it now in centimetres, I get 0.79, rather than the 0.8 I get in inches, but this is a bit depressing all the same. Easter did become a bit of an excuse to stray […]

Diet failure – beaten but un-bowed

Posted on 28 Jun 2010 In: Fats, General

What I do need to do is to prioritise my fats. Here’s my plan: morning for me is the time to get those omega 3s in the door – it seems clear that if these guys have to ‘compete’ with too much omega 6, they get left outside.

Before I State my Waist-to-Hip Ratio

Posted on 21 Feb 2010 In: General

Before I state my waist-to-hip ratio, I’d better introduce myself. I live in the midlands of England, and work part-time in an office. My name is Anne, and I have two children at high school. Food is on everyone’s mind – children saying ‘I’m hungry’ and ‘What’s for dinner’; adult thoughts focus on much the […]