It’s Shrove Tuesday, which, for many, is synonymous with ‘Pancake Day’. Many of my clients can’t eat wheat (or the other grains), and some can’t have dairy either, so I’ve been experimenting with some grain-free, dairy-free and grain- and dairy-free
The Times et al advised us on 24th Feb that we should be eating 10 portions of fruit and veg a day, not 5. Surely they are kidding? Here is my take on their article and the subject in general.
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Fats are made from fatty acids (FAs); generally they are put into three major groups, but each group has many different types of that type with it. The main groups are saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids; here more about
Happily we don’t see so much TV advertising for fat blockers now, but they are still around and promoted all around social media. They are seriously bad news. Why?
The statement ‘eat 3,500 fewer calories a week’ (or use up 3,500 calories by exercising) to lose 1lb is not only ubiquitous, it is stated as fact. The problem is, it’s wrong.
Back to the NHS again; bless their little cotton socks. A few points for trying – and many points off for doing it badly. This time, it’s on the subject of puddings (desserts).