Be here, be now, love and enjoy.
Put down your ‘phone, see what’s actually around you, engage with the people you’re with, be absorbed in the task you’re doing, revel in the aroma, texture and taste of your food.
This year experience the richness of each present moment and live your real life.
It’s extremely naive of the public and the medical profession to imagine that a calorie of bread, a calorie of meat and a calorie of alcohol are all dealt with in the same way by the amazingly complex systems of the body.
Professor David Haslam
Chairman of the National Obesity Forum
He’s absolutely right –
– which makes it puzzling that the National Obesity Forum is completely hung up on calories. The main detriment of drinking sweet drinks (sugary or zero Cal artificial) is not the calories they contain but the fact that they make you hungry – and particularly hungry for junk foods.
Don’t damn saturated fat because of the fake food it is in and don’t damn highly nutritious foods (meat, eggs and dairy) in the name of saturated fat.
Here’s her piece on the highly flawed SACN report that recommends we keep our saturated fat intake lower than 10%
I don’t know what the future’s going to be but this is my little effort.
Sir Clough Williams Ellis
We went to Portmeirion while on holiday this year and saw how this inspirational man used a “light opera approach to architecture” to demonstrate that you can develop a naturally beautiful location without defiling it.
We still don’t know what the future’s going to be and it looks rocky just now but we can all contribute our own little effort to make a better world.
We’re paying for cheap food with our health and our planet
Founder of Sustainable Food Trust
Read his article on this topic.
Here he writes about suncream.https://www.outsideonline.com/2380751/sunscreen-sun-exposure-skin-cancer-science
Britain’s biggest seller is cookbooks. The second is diet books. How not to eat what you’ve just learned to cook!
Brian Turner, chef
In Britain we sell more cooking books per capita than any other country – but we cook less. Have we made it all too complicated? As a friend of mine said “Cooking is common sense and the application of heat.”
This is the scrummy one-pot chicken from my recipe booklet Eat Well and Save.
Play a small part in something great
We can all be part of the solution.
The obesity epidemic in children – no one wants to call it what it is. The kids are eating chemicals – processed and packaged foods. And they’ve designed chemicals to taste scrumptious.
Suzanne Somers (cancer survivor)
Don’t allow the fake food industry to set our guidelines.
Zoe Harcombe to British Parliament
There is a government consultation out now on food advertising to children – have your say: