A brilliant programme that really tackled this fat sugar debate http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03t8r4h/Horizon_20132014_Sugar_v_Fat It was very interesting and important to show that sugar should not become the Demon. This programme confirmed my feeling that demonising one macronutrient completely is not the way to go. Dr Lustig is very convincing and his metabolic arguments are very good but… Continue reading Horizon Sugar Vs Fat
I have just spent an hour and half watching this youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM It is all about how sugar and fructose has a lot to answer for in metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, obesity and type II diabetes) and obesity in general. It was a very interesting watch – a real revision of biochemistry. I… Continue reading Sugar – it’s big news.
If you are free and you can spare £20 for a ticket, come along to the Caroline Walker Trust Annual Lecture and Awards evening. The evening begins with a drinks reception at 6.30 with the lecture beginning at 7.30. Kath Dalmeny from Sustain is giving the lecture and she is, by all accounts, a very… Continue reading 21st November 2012: Caroline Walker Trust Annual Lecture
I recently attended a joint meeting of SENSE and NII. The first learning session was all about social media and how we as nutritionists can engage with it in a positive sense. Azmina Govindji gave an amazing presentation on social media encouraging us to be active in the social media arena to promote good advice and… Continue reading Social Media for Nutritionists