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Hand use for 8 activities was studied in 20 captive cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus). The purpose of the study was to discover if hand preferences existed across tasks and across subjects, and,… (More)
The family meal, with everyone gathered around the table jostling for the best cut of meat, is dying out. I believe its decline could be one of the causes of the national obesity crisis.
My dad used to say that fresh peas were better than sweets, and we often used to go to our local greengrocer's on Saturdays and buy huge bags of pea pods to shell at home.
Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have pointed out that the rising number of obese people throughout the world demands more food production - a major cause of CO2 gas… (More)
Imagine how hard it is to throw a dinner party when you are on a strict diet. Now go a step further and imagine you have had weight loss surgery, which means if you overeat you will throw up in front… (More)
I was stopped in a supermarket the other day by a woman who exclaimed: 'Anne Diamond! You are looking well. Have you still got that thing inside you?' That 'thing' is the gastric band I had inserted… (More)
The massive TV, at least 48-inches wide and suspended on a hydraulic arm, swung out and almost followed us around the living room.
I was scoffed at when I used the term 'obesogenic' on a talk show to describe how our world is making us fat. Perhaps the scoffers should ponder the story of Georgia Davis, the 17 year old who has… (More)
A punitive tax on chocolate would result in lighter wallets, not slimmer waistlines, according to the Food and Drink Federation. But then, they would say that, wouldn't they?