Carbohydrate Addiction and Withdrawal

Carbohydrate addiction is real Afterall, if losing weight was as easy as “eat less and exercise more”, we would all be slim, svelt, built like greyhounds! Carbohydrates are easily as addictive as cigarettes, alcohol, cocaine… Don’t believe me?  Have a look at this research where rats were addicted to cocaine…

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Why Free School Meals Won’t Help Teenagers

Free school meals aren’t the answer 🍽️If you are hoping that free school meals will improve teenagers’ diets, you can think again. 🍽️   Schools, particularly secondary schools, try to get as much learning done in the mornings. This is when behaviour is better so the school day is skewed…

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Metabo Law in Japan

The Metabo Law to reduce obesity in Japan. The Metabo Law.  Introduced in Japan on 1st April 2008 to combat the rising numbers of people with metabolic syndrome.  Metabolic syndrome is a collection of factors that increase the risk of chronic disease: abdominal obesity hypertension high blood sugar levels Half…

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