Archive | 2014

Cornfield

Red Meat – good or bad? Part 2

Part 2 of BBC2 Horizon documentary – ‘Should I Eat Meat?’ was aired last week and although it was talking about what animals were fed and how they were raised, it was all in relation to ‘carbon footprint’.  The question Michael Mosley was asking was ‘How environmentally friendly are the various options for raising different […]

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Cow

Red Meat – good or bad? Part 1

There was a BBC2 Horizon documentary this evening by Dr Michael Mosley called ‘Should I Eat Meat?’.  One interesting little bit of information mentioned was: An American study showed that eating red meat increased health/mortality issues A European study showed that eating some red meat was healthier than eating none. But no-one looked into WHY […]

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Low Fat Con

The Low Fat Con

I’ve blogged a lot about how bad ‘low fat’ foods are (see my past blogs), so it was good to see Channel 4 Dispatches program – The Truth about Low Fat Food – last week. Besides highlighting the amount of added sugar in low fat foods, the one extra interesting point is that people eat […]

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Sunshine

Spring has Sprung…

Spring is on it’s way, the daffodils are magnificent, the clocks have gone to Summer Time and the sun is starting to emerge.  So I had better get my act together and find out how to make the most of the sun safely to boost my Vitamin D! I’ve just realised it was exactly 1 […]

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