Is Covid fattening?
A recent British study shows that the empty supermarket shelves at the start of the CoVid-19 epidemic were less the result of panic buying by a few egoists than the consequence of a moderate increase in provisioning by a very large number of people. It seems we all looked ahead and sensibly decided to stock […]
Junkfood add weight
What do we call foods composed mostly of sugar and saturated fats, with no real nutrients to speak of? Ultra Processed Foods (UPF) is an attempt at neutral naming, but Junkfood is actually a very fair description of these worthless or even harmful foodstuffs, with their potentially heavy impact on cardiovascular health. But this post […]
Ever slimming, never slim?
We all know someone who has lost weight, maybe a lot of weight, and who is succeeding in keeping it down – though maybe we don’t yet know who that person is. It may take a chance conversation or a random find on social media to discover what he or she looked like “before”. Saying […]