Month: March 2016

Jamie Oliver sugar tax victory

Jamie Oliver’s sugar tax victory for kids

Great news!  George Osborne is introducing a sugar tax on soft drink manufacturers to start in 2018. This is a great result for all of us who are worried about the effects sugar is having on everyone’s health and wellbeing. Jamie Oliver has been one of the leading stars campaigning to get manufacturers to cut the amount of sugar

Willpower and depriving yourself of treats makes you gain weight

Depriving yourself makes you eat more

DEPRIVING yourself by trying to use willpower to make yourself eat less, won’t work! Scientists have discovered that women who were making a conscious decision to deprive themselves of calories – which is just a long-winded way of saying dieting! – ate 40 per cent more than women who burning calories by exercising.