The Ill Effects of Obesity.
Non-communicable Diseases Obesity is not a disease, but it is a powerful risk factor for a number of dangerous illnesses,…Read more
OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY
‘A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.’ A. A. Milne How is weight assessed? The standard way…Read more
THE PRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE
Last week I told you how evidence about the effectiveness of different medical treatments is obtained. If this evidence is…Read more
Evidence: Interpreting the Science ‘The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is…Read more
Physical fitness and physical activity
Last week I told you that I would be describing all the long-term conditions of later life which impede our…Read more
EXERCISE, FITNESS AND DISEASE
Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought, Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught, The wise, for cure,…Read more
STARTING A SIDE HUSTLE
I am delighted to welcome another guest blogger this week – Sheila Johnson. Her contribution comes with plenty of useful…Read more
AND HOW FIT ARE YOU?
The Allied Dunbar National Fitness Survey The first attempt to assess the nation’s physical fitness was published 1990 – The…Read more
HOW MUCH EXERCISE DO YOU TAKE?
How much exercise do we take? There are a number of answers to this question depending upon who is making…Read more
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