25 October 2011

Walk a Mile In Some New Shoes – Living With Obesity

25 October 2011,
 1

Learning about how living with obesity feels… On the way back from Edmonton, I am writing about visiting Alberta Diabetes Institute, and my sincere gratitude Read More


20 September 2011

The French Paradox, Part Deux

20 September 2011,
 6

The French Paradox is a term used by food scientists/ dieticians to describe how highly pleasurable foods in small doses may in fact enhance Read More


30 August 2011

The French Paradox, Part I

30 August 2011,
 11

Despite insisting on engaging in daily hedonism, the latest diet craze from France is anything but pleasant. Miraculously, the ultra low carbohydrate, relatively low Read More


24 August 2011

Overeating and the See Food Diet

24 August 2011,
 3

Why do people overeat? Understanding the causes may help to stop overeating – so here are some aspects of this behaviour explained – why do Read More


22 August 2011

Stress and Food

22 August 2011,
 1

Why is it that certain kinds of stress elicit overeating, and others diminish any kind of appetite at all? I try to answer those Read More