Where are you really from?

These days I have been thinking a lot about identity. My PhD explored how ethnicity affects physical activity  and identity and ethnicity is something that I have been confronted with throughout my life. Donald Trump’s decision to stop whole swathes of people from entering the United States based on a single aspect of their identity…

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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…

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…