Your BMI – what does it really tell us plus some facts that may surprise you?

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The Channel 4 show ‘How to lose a stone in 21 days’ focuses heavily on ‘tackling’ obesity using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a measure. It claims that an 800 calorie, severely restricted, low carb diet is appropriate for people who fall into the ‘overweight’ or ‘obese’ category.   But what does this really […]

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How Safe Are Artificial Sweeteners? Are They Really Causing Obesity and Diabetes?

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For many, low calorie sweeteners play a very important dietary role – they allow us to consume sweet tasting food and drinks with virtually no calories. There is, however, much controversy surrounding the safety of sweeteners which means they are barely out of the news these days.  For example, the Daily Mail recently stated that ‘artificial […]

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Let’s clear the confusion once and for all and answer the question: Are Carbs Making You Fat?

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There is a commonly held myth that reducing carbohydrates promotes weight loss and it is indeed a very convincing argument.  We have all tried a low-carb diet at least once in our life and the chances are that it worked.  Think about it, reducing processed, calorie dense carbohydrates and replacing them with protein and whole, […]