Fat Fiction Fat, lies and measuring tape

Do you not think it's well... a bit odd? The fact that the world has suddenly grown fat in a single generation? Since the explosion of gyms, low-fat foods, calorie counting and government healthy eating advice, 1 in 4 people in Britain are obese, and 2 in 3 are overweight. What's going wrong?

It's all about malnutrition. Once you get your head around that idea, obesity and all its related problems start making sense. Need to lose weight? Simple. Or maybe you've got gallstones? Well, as I'm finding out, that's not so simple.
Like any blog, this is all a work in progress, but if you're going to start anywhere, 2 minute summary is as good as any.

Most recent posts below...

19Oct/100

From the beginning…

Slightly bigger than a gallstone

Tough. My GP didn’t say these exact words when she told me I had gallstones, but she might have well as done.
“Why do you get them?”
“Genetics, diet, lack of exercise, obesity, bad luck...”
She trailed off looking at her watch. I was taking up valuable time.

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18Oct/100

In a nutshell

2 minute summary

The world is getting fatter and fatter and although everyone thinks they know why, everyone seems powerless to do anything about it. So, either we’re all genetically wired to self-destruct and we’ll end up counting our days on earth in the number of cheeseburgers we’ve got left to eat, or we’re missing something big and obvious that’s been overlooked. For a quick summary, read on...
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15Oct/100

Welcome! Fat Fiction Launches

It's not all about vegetables...

A while back I had an idea that was really simple. What if the obesity crisis - and let's face it, millions of people dying young is a crisis - was a result of people instinctively eating to find nutrients, who wouldn't be able to stop eating until their body found them? This deficiency theory - it seemed so obvious, but surely it couldn't be that simple?
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