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…

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…

Feminism is a public health issue

Many people would describe themselves as feminists. There are not a lot of people around in the western world who don’t support equality for women. Over the past 100 years women have progressed from obtaining the vote, to equal opportunities, and the right to equal pay. While these are all laudable and important achievements, the…