Cravings: Can food control you? An eye-opener for adults and kids as obesity levels rise.
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Cravings: Can food control you? An eye-opener for adults and kids as obesity levels rise.

Food, glorious food. Never before has the nation talked so critically about portion sizes, sugar and fats than it has now. Back in 2005, Jamie Oliver was triumphant in banning turkey twizzlers from primary menus. There was no looking back. Still, we’re an unhealthy nation ranking just 27th in the world’s health league. One in four … Continue reading

Healthcare

App-solutely bonkers! Why beauty surgery app is ignorance of the highest sort

Well if there’s one thing that has irked me more than anything this week, it’s the story of beauty surgery app ‘Plastic Surgery for Barbie’ created by Apple and Google, ‘suitable’ for children over the age of nine. What was creative brain Corina Rodriguez (yes, a woman) thinking when the proposal behind this monstrosity was … Continue reading

Healthcare

We’re all trying to be fit Microsoft – we just don’t want our bras to be informing us too.

Credit: The Telegraph A smart bra that now aims to detect my emotions and prevent me from reaching out for a bourbon or shortbread biscuit, has been invented by Microsoft. By monitoring my heart and skin activity, data will be gathered on an app offering me some wonderful advice, like breathing exercises, so that I … Continue reading