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.

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10Dec/113

The rise of hunger – pt 1

I drew a blank on illustrating hunger, so here's a hungry dog

Alright, it’s been a while – again. I was going to write some easy hit pieces how UK has fought off hefty competition to gain the award of the fattest women in Europe (go Team GB!). Too easy. Or on the US congress ruling resulting from lobbying lowlifes that deigned pizzas to be a vegetable that can be served daily in school canteens. Too obvious. Or the scientific research revealing that a toast sandwich is the best meal for an austerity Britain. Too dumb. Then I caught up properly on the recent posts from Taubes, Guyenet and Stanton and it spurred me to write the final chapter of this blog.


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