Gillian

THE MEN WHO MADE US THIN

Back in August 2013 the BBC followed up their series on the food industry, The Men Who Made Us Fat, with a series on weight loss, called The Men Who Made Us Thin. It turned out that they weren’t all men and they haven’t really made us thin – but nobody wanted that to get …

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Q&A: EATING DISORDERS

The Question:  You mention in your book that your approach isn’t suitable for people with eating disorders. In my early teens I had a period of time with anorexia, and later on, bulimia. Those tendencies never quite went away, and I have had spells of bingeing and purging, fasting or excessive exercise. I still do this …

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NOT SO FAST

When it was published in 2013 I bought a copy of the bestseller The Fast Diet to see what it was all about. In case you don’t know, it was published as a result of the interest in the BBC Horizon documentary about Intermittent Fasting (IF), written by the programme presenter Dr Michael Mosley and …

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