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The Mail on Sunday (18 Sept 2016) have published an eight-page pull-out, ‘Think Yourself Slim’ and promised no forbidden foods, just the power of your mind to lose weight. Let’s look at how they did.

FINALLY! Official advice on low-fat diet is wrong, says National Obesity Forum

I have just been listening to a heated argument on Radio 4’s Today programme… and it’s one that is not going to go away anytime soon: the report, published jointly by the UK’s National Obesity Forum and Public Health Collaboration is about whether saturated fats are OK in our diets, and more. Let’s look at what’s …

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NHS inadvertently doing coeliacs a favour!

At lunchtime today I was listening to the tail end of You and Yours, a UK consumer progamme; they were talking about how the NHS is withdrawing a ‘low cost’ programme of prescribing (paying for, in essence) ‘gluten-free goods. I felt compelled to send them a short email as a result; here’s what I wrote: 

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