Category Archives: Obesity

Comment: BBC’s Sugar vs Fat programme. Some revolutionary findings.

Comments  The recent TV programme on BBC2 Sugar vs Fat featuring Dr Chris and Dr Xand Van…

The Death of BMI?

 Comment We covered BMI (body mass index) before in BMI Fixed?  However, the debate on how useful…

Comments on Lord Tebbit’s Attack on Obese People

  Lord Tebbit said in the House of Lords: “People ought to know that if they stuff…

The Obesity Crisis and What We Can Do About It

The Obesity Crisis and What We Can Do About It Comment The obesity crisis is headline news. A…

Christmas and Eating Disorders: Are Christmas Holidays Making You Anxious?

Words by James Lamper  Christmas and the holiday season is a time of great joy for some,…

Christmas should not be all about Food: How to Cope if you have an Eating Disorder

 Comment: We are being bombarded with TV adverts and programmes about food, food and more food at…

Overweight vs Skinny: Lululemon, Abercrombie, Debenhams and the Size Debate

  Comment Yoga clothing retailer Lululemon was criticised for discriminating against overweight women; hitting the headlines for all…

Slow metabolism might be true say researchers

  Comment: A recent study by the University of Cambridge quoted in a BBC report found that a…

Obese children are advised to keep a TV and food diary

 Comment: NICE published more guidelines on childhood obesity advising parents and guardians to monitor what children eat…

NICE says to GPs to be nice to fat people

  Comment: We must stop discrimination based on weight. In a recent Daily Mail headline, GPs were urged…