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Changing levels of physical activity in UK South Asians

What we know about the physical activity of South Asians Research combining all the available literature has shown that South Asians living in South Asia are not very active. This is also true for South Asians living in the UK, and is particularly true for women. In fact, South Asians are some of the least active people…

It’s not the nanny state you should be worried about

Yesterday I read an article on the BBC News website entitled ‘Dawn of the Nanny State?’ It talked about supervised gym sessions for people at risk of type 2 diabetes, alcohol legislation and the new sugar tax all being introduced by the UK’s Conservative government. The article suggests that these policies are being put in…

Chocolate

Giving up Sugar – The end?

You can read the introduction to this series of posts here. I have been updating this blog on a weekly basis with photos to show why it is so hard to give up sugar in our current environment. This is the final post – the previous ones are on the introductory post.   Technically my lent sugar fast ends…

Patterns of heart disease

For the British Heart Foundation, we write reports showing who has the largest burden of heart disease in the UK, and where this burden lies. We use existing national datasets to produce graphs and tables. We have also written a research paper describing the burden of heart disease in the United Kingdom. The maps below…

Week 5 – Giving up added sugar

You can read the introduction to this series of posts here. I am updating this blog on a weekly basis with photos to show why it is so hard to give up sugar in our current environment. The introductory post has all the latest updates.   34 days in, 11 days to go Amazingly, I only…

Week 4 – Giving up added sugar

You can read the introduction to this series of posts here. I am updating this blog on a weekly basis with photos to show why it is so hard to give up sugar in our current environment. The introductory post has all the latest updates. 28 days in, 17 days to go It has felt like…

Week 3 – Giving up added sugar

You can read the introduction to this series of posts here. I am updating this blog on a weekly basis with photos to show why it is so hard to give up sugar in our current environment. The introductory post has all the latest updates.   21 days in, 24 days to go So I’ve successfully…