I stumble into intermittent fasting. I am already losing a lot of weight.
Is standing up a lot a good idea? The claimed health benefits for standing rather than sitting are quite impressive. According to juststand.org excessive sitting is causing “obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, depression and the cascade of health ills and everyday malaise that come from what scientists have named sitting disease. “
I have a busy day ahead catching up on paperwork and writing reports. To prepare I have stocked up on snacks, including a last minute dash to the Co-op for some bananas and ginger nut biscuits. I noticed that by a coincidence both items came to exactly the same amount of money on my bill.
Researching my recent post on Michelle Phan I came across one of her videos where she explains how you can make your own product to treat cellulite from coffee grouts. Well having christened her the most influential person in the cosmetic business I have to take issue with that one. I think this is what they
The previous programmes looked at how we have ended up so fat. In the third part the subject was so called healthy foods. Health foods have been around a long time, but they really took off in the nineties when a series of health scares over food eroded people’s confidence in the mainstream food industry.
This is the second part of a three part series, though frankly when I reviewed the first part I thought the first one had already covered enough to be getting on with and there wasn’t much more to add. But this week they looked at advertising and product developments. Now because we all see food
This programme made the case that rising levels of obesity are linked to increased consumption of sugar. It was presented as if this was a surprising proposal. I am not sure how many people would not have heard this proposition before, it was certainly not particularly news to me. It was presented in a polemical
Slimming is a bit outside my area of expertise as a cosmetic scientist, but a product that could slim in a selective area does sound very appealing. What could do this?
Scientific American reports the results of a study into the effect of genes and exercise on body weight. It is confirmation of something that I think we all knew, which is that some people just put on weight more than others. They just have obesity genes. Researchers have been able to identify some of the