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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…

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…