I wrote this article for Diabetes Management Journal last year on the issue of the existence of malnutrition in obesity. The journal is one for doctors and health practitioners mostly, but many of you reading my blogs might find it of interest.
Just because someone looks large, it doesn’t mean they are eating enough nutrients to keep their bodies going. Body fat is only an energy store. All the same nutrients from food are still essential to keep an individual going, to protect from illness, to resist infection and recovery. Unfortunately this can be forgotten when people see a larger individual and the thinking is too often simplistically “just eat less food”.
November 6, 2021
Far from being the heart disease negative we have heard full cream dairy foods to be, Swedish researchers think a higher intake of dairy fat might instead be protective.Read this post
October 19, 2021
Enjoy the footage of my segment on Australia's extremely popular program Gardening Australia, on ABC TV. It went to air on ABC TV on Friday, October 15th.Read this post
September 26, 2021
Eating to keep your gut bacteria happy might also help you avoid devastating frailty later in life.Read this post