Shrinking food

Just been reading this article on the telegraph website on how the government is supposed to be looking at ways to reduce the calories in pizzas, ready meals and other foods to tackle the obesity and diabetes crisis that they potentially see coming in the future.

Even thought these guidelines seem to be pushing in a direction to try and reduce people’s consumption I do worry that instead of the government trying to change the way people eat food by enforcing guidelines on organisations and companies that they should be trying to concentrate on putting money into trying to educate the young generation in healthier eating and providing healthier food at schools for school meals along with concentrating on increasing the amount of time spent doing physical and healthier living subjects at school from a young age to the end of high school and even into further education. read more

Holiday thoughts 

I have struggled about if I should even write this post as I feel judgemental and what gives one person the right to judge others. But I then look around at the multi million pound business that have popped up to help people control their weight at great expense to the person who joins the program. In the past I myself have put on extra weight through over eating and eating the wrong foods so I hope this post acts as an inspiration to all that read it to change. read more

Peak Sugar

As we have already stated in our previous post sugar is something that most of us should be trying to reduce due to the evidence pointing to long term health issues caused by excessive consumption of sugar. These include gain excessive weight which could then lead to heart disease and type 2 diabetes along with tooth decay. Please remember that cutting sugar from your diet to only replace it with some other type of sweetener is no better than just eating sugar itself. However have we got near to the point of peak sugar? read more

Sugar

Most people in the UK and US are eating too much sugar by eating sugary laden food and drink. These foods and drink contain large amounts of sugar that is added to food this sugar can be added in lots of different forms and may be labelled in several different ways when written on the ingredients labels. Most of these foods and drinks will have lots of calories due to the amount of added sugar, this in turn can lead to weight gain and eventually may lead to other more serious health conditions. read more