Who Invented the Body Mass Index?

Chances are you've encountered the Body Mass Index ('BMI') at some point in your life. The measurement has become increasingly common as a health indicator and as we're increasingly warned about the obesity epidemic sweeping parts of the globe, it's nigh on impossible to ignore the statistics centring on BMI. So what is the BMI? When... Continue Reading →

Trans Fats in the USA

Ah yes the trans fat. Now reviled as one of the most unhealthy substances a human can eat, trans fats were once presented as the epitome of clean eating in the United States. They were cheap to manufacture, easy to cook with and marketed with aplomb. Today we look at the fascinating history of the... Continue Reading →

Why Coconut Oil Isn’t Fit for Pigs!

Have you heard about the health benefits of Coconut Oil? It’s great for energy, will help you burn fat and can even help you stave off infections. Coconut juice was even used as an IV Drip for injured soldiers during the Second World War. It’s been labelled a ‘super food’ by many in the dietary... Continue Reading →

Up ↑