If sugar is the new bad guy, taking over from fat, should we drink skim milk? If you take out the fat, everything left behind is more concentrated, so you get marginally more sugar per volume of liquid. I guess it really matters if you’re consuming liters and liters of […]
We Quit Sugar
Before I watched this video and looked up her name I had no idea who Sarah Wilson is but apparently she’s an advocate of eliminating sugar completely from your body. Ridiculous. It’s another quack diet. Eat everything in moderation and that includes sugar. Eat too much sugar and of course […]
Jeff, the diseased lung and hopefully new mascot of Marlboro. Thanks LWT.
How to improve your sleep in seconds….
In this post Richard Wiseman recommends reducing the use of screens late at night because of the blue light emitted by them as that can keep you awake for longer. I read books on my phone but I use Screen Filter To bring the brightness way down. Once I start […]
Time to start walking again!
Christmas is over, back to school soon, time to start walking again! The researchers found that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decreases in the function of the inner lining of blood vessels in the legs of young, healthy subjects causing vascular dysfunction that can […]
Are Artificial Sweeteners Harmful?
Some good news if you’re drinking a diet soda and people have warned you it’s poisonous. Everything in moderation of course. I’d say don’t drink sodas (diet or otherwise) at all on a regular basis. (via Reddit)
Irish girls denied cancer vaccine
I haven’t been listening to the news much of late. I’m not sure when that started but even if the news is on in the background, the droning voice of the newscaster usually goes in one ear and out the other. Unfortunately for the Irish Government, and Mary Harney in […]
The end of Homeopathy
The end of homeopathy? – a very lengthy and critical article looking at the alternative medicine of homeopathy. 456 comments and counting. (via Mink Toast.) After the birth of our son Adam, my wife was told to take Arnica C30 by nurses and doctors. After reading the post above, I […]
How narcissistic are you?
nar·cis·sism /ˈnɑrsəˌsɪzɛm/ Pronunciation Key – [nahr-suh-siz-em] – noun inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity. Psychoanalysis. erotic gratification derived from admiration of one’s own physical or mental attributes, being a normal condition at the infantile level of personality development. From dictionary.com: narcissistic If a person displays five or more of […]
When columnists go bad
It’s a wonder sometimes why some bloggers hold journalists to such high standards. Quite often what appears in our newspapers is ripped entirely from press releases, or is poorly researched. Case in point are the two columns by Jeremy Clarkson and India Knight in last week’s Sunday Times (I’ve been […]