Category: Fat

The literature on what foods are good and bad has grown from a healthy weight to toxic levels of morbidity. It is time to take the protagonists to court and put them on trial using the available evidence. New strategies such as disruption are important. Let’s enter my dietary courtroom. There are a range of […]

A smorgasbord of promises to achieve weight reduction are proffered in the 200-plus articles published daily in the media. In the scientific world too, there is an overabundance of research literature. Just the word “fat”, let alone “obesity” or “overweight”, generates 55 research articles a day. The over-promising language used in the lay press doesn’t […]

Once you tip the overweight scales you are unlikely to ever get off again. Chronic weight losers are the big time losers. They end up stuck in the middle of cycles of weight gain and loss. Part of the problem has been the focus on energy input and output through dieting and physical activity. A […]

Support medicine based on individuals; not paper. Encourage responsive practice; based on divergent thinking with the ability to converge when necessary. Commit to genuine funding for health, that is, ten percent GDP for ten years from government and private sector. Ensure that hospitals remain places for treating sick people, not making those who treat them […]