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”.
September 26, 2021
Eating to keep your gut bacteria happy might also help you avoid devastating frailty later in life.Read this post
September 3, 2021
Artificial sweeteners could be potentially harmful to our all-important gut microbiome according to recent research.Read this post
May 25, 2021
In my occasional cooking segments, here is an idea for a higher protein breakfast of porridge/oatmeal.Read this post