The Paleo diet: Paleo-schmaleo or is it actually good for you?

I tend to ignore dietary fads until it becomes obvious they’re not going away. And the Paleo diet doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. If anything it’s getting more popular based on the amount of Paleo-devotees, cookbooks and websites springing…
Guest post: My experience of the Scarsdale Medical Diet

Introduction: What is the Scarsdale Medical Diet?   I came across the Scarsdale Medical Diet book recently while cleaning out my bookshelf. The book claims that you can lose up to 20 pounds in 14 days, and that this diet…
The magic formula for a perfect salad

A friend asked me recently how I manage to make such yummy looking salads, and I told him the formula is simple, so I thought I would provide it here. Here’s my magic formula for a perfect salad. It’s foolproof!…
You can’t out-exercise a bad diet

I don’t know who originally coined the phrase “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet”, but sadly, not a truer word was ever spoken. I’m sure many of us have made the mistake of assuming that just because we do a…
Garcinia Cambogia: Miracle or fraud?

What is Garcinia Cambogia?   If you spend a bit of time trawling fitness and fat/weight loss websites, as I do, you may have seen ads or articles about Garcinia Cambogia floating about. I tend to pay very little attention…