What with the Brexit news dominating political discourse, and me just having come back from a few days in Mallorca, I thought a blog on one of Europe’s greatest exports might be interesting. I am of course talking about the Mediterranean Diet (MD) which is regularly touted as the best diet in the world, and … More Europe’s greatest Export?
First a coda to last weeks blog on the National Obesity Forum report. I see in today’s Guardian that two members of the forum, including its clinical director, have now resigned, and the Chairman of the NOF has admitted that, although he stands by the content in the report, to quote the Guardian’s reporter “… … More Marks out of five please
Well the National Obesity Forum (NOF) dropped a bombshell into the world of public health this week, for sure. But although they got some startling initial headlines, I’m not sure from a PR perspective they ended the week on the winning side. As I say in my book, I am not a scientist – but … More Winning the battle but losing the war
I’m going to start blogging regularly on this site about health/fitness/lifestyle/life-expectancy stories that appear in the news each week. I thought I’d start the blog though by just commenting on the whirlwind first few days of the publicity tour for the book. This started with Radio 2s Jeremy Vine, on Monday lunchtime (you can hear … More The Life of Riley blog