Week 2 – 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. 14 days in, 31 days to go. This week has been…

Week 1 – 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.  7 days in, 38 days to go. 1 week of being…

Reactions to today’s news on sugary hot drinks

So today the Action on Sugar campaign group have released their findings on how much sugar is in some hot drinks sold at coffee shops and the like. I follow a lot of public health people on twitter and I thought I would share with you a few of the most interesting posts I have seen.…

Sugar, honey – you got me wanting you

I updated this blog on a weekly basis with photos to show why it is so hard to give up sugar in our current environment. This page has the introduction with links to the updates and final post at the bottom of the page. Here is a slideshow of all the photos:  Giving up sugar for…

Being healthy is complicated

So we are coming to the end of January, the month of diets, new gym memberships and giving up drinking. January is traditionally a month where we feel guilty about over indulgence during December and make resolutions to become new, improved, healthier people over the next year. We’ve all had these conversations about new years resolutions and…

A walk in Delhi

Last month I went to India to visit relatives. Our annual trips mostly consist of eating, shopping and meeting people. It’s a nice chance to relax with family in a vibrant city which is the capital of one of the largest countries on earth. However, as a woman living in a safe, developed country, it…

We’ve come a long way – adverts from the past.

Today I’m just going to show you a few adverts from the 20th century, that show how our mindsets and adverts have changed. There are adverts showing McDonalds meals and talking about balance, how a fizzy drink is for babies, what cigarette brand are doctors’ favourites and how snacking is time is anytime! I found…