How to stop picking at food whilst you’re cooking

It’s all too easy to “pick” whilst you’re preparing food. Maybe a piece of chopped red pepper or the bit of cheese that broke off when you’re grating the block. If this is the extent of your picking, it’s not going to cause a problem But if like Carys your nibbling is...

Confused about what you should eat? So was I until I read this…..

There is so much vitriolic disagreement on twitter (my favourite social media platform) about what foods are good for us, that I frankly switched off long ago. If the experts couldn’t agree – in fact far from agreeing, experts often take polar opposite positions –...

Sugar and fat: to eat or not to eat?

The documentary Horizon on BBC2 this week was presented by two doctors who are identical twins. Drs Alexander and Chris van Tulleken set out to test whether sugar or fat is more unhealthy. They went on different diets for a month. Alexander had a no carbohydrate diet...