Is this the way to lose weight?

Is this the way to lose weight?

I’m such a child. I’ve been playing with my food again.

The Horizon documentary “Fat vs Sugar” was broadcast here recently. It explored some of the science behind arguments for giving up either fat or sugar.

Ignoring the extreme sides of that debate, the take-home message for me was that foods with equal quantities of fat and sugar suppress our “I’ve had enough” signals. In these situations, I keep eating not because I have … Continue reading Is this the way to lose weight?

Review – 2012 Year of Efficient Eating

People generally think of explorers as those who were first to travel across a new land. Consequently, the act of trying something new has been defined as exploring. Certainly, there were things this year new to me: baking ricotta, sometimes successfully; buying fish from the markets, although I still overcook it; and regularly drinking a glass of milk, albeit still with some added flavouring. However, “discovering new lands” is too simplistic a description of what an explorer does. This year had a bigger impact than that. … Continue reading Review – 2012 Year of Efficient Eating