Most of us have been on a diet at some stage in our lives.

I have just finished reading The Diet Myth by Tim Spector and by sheer coincidence there was a television program on SBS television last night about that very thing. If you are in Australia you can find the TV program on SBS On Demand here. My husband bought the book after listening to a radio…

Face your stuff or stuff your face. . .

You can see I am on a bit of a health kick with my non-fiction reading at the moment. This was a small book and a very easy read.  I think I am fortunate in that I have not had an I issue with excess weight, just a tummy that is plumper than I would…

Beyond beef

Almost twenty years ago I read a book called Beyond Beef by Jeremy Rifkin  In the book he traced the history of human beef consumption and asked why we continue to raise and eat the cattle that threaten the global environment, human health, and economic stability. Reviews on the book state: “Cattle and other livestock…

Type 2 Diabetes

Recently there was a promotion in Bairnsdale for a course to prevent Type 2 Diabetes.  The promoters were asking  people in the street  a few questions about their eating habits and lifestyle.  I was surveyed and decided that it would be worthwhile going to the sessions to find out how I could help prevent Type…