Monday, 26 July 2010

Oh Dear

Marks & Spencer launches supersize uniforms for obese schoolkids
Jul 26 2010

A SUPERSIZE schoolwear range has been launched by Marks & Spencer - with kids' trousers and skirts available in a massive 41 inch waist.

The plus size uniforms - aimed at children aged between four and 16 - also include blazers for girls reaching an adult size 18.

And it caters for four-yearold new-starts with waistlines of up to 23in - a size usually worn by eight-year-olds.

At the moment the items are only available online, after the firm reported demand from parents.

Tam Fry, of the National Obesity Forum, said: "It is a shocking indictment of the scale of obesity affecting young people."

Tory health spokesman Murdo Fraser added: "It's appalling that Marks & Spencer has had to introduce super-sized schoolwear."

(source unknown forgot to copy link to original article and to laz to hun tit down again but wow isnt this sad 23inch waisted 4 year old !!)

Thursday, 22 July 2010

ok you got your scales / tape measure / latest exercise equipment now what ?

step away from the diet pills

no your best investment is a good pan

yes a good non stickfrying pan

read any recipe for stir frys omelettes etc all of which can be healthy foods (ditch the egg yolk) and you need to add oil or butter this adds unneccessary calories and fat a good non stick frying pan and there you go need for fat gone

your looking at around 120 calories per tablespoon of oil an average amount needed

Sunday, 11 April 2010

If you are on a diet and feel like having a snack, eat an apple.
If you aren't hungry enough to eat an apple,
you aren't hungry enough for a snack.

i cant remember where i found this but it 1 amuses me and 2 is a very good tip
loves it !

Monday, 22 March 2010

get excited !!!

Seaweed bread 'key to obesity'

Seaweed bread could be the answer to beating the obesity epidemic, say researchers
Seaweed bread could be the answer to the obesity epidemic, scientists have said.

Researchers found seaweed fibre could reduce the body's fat uptake by more than 75%.

A fibrous material in Sea Kelp called alginate was better at preventing fat absorption than most over-the-counter slimming treatments, laboratory tests showed.

Dr Iain Brownlee, who co-led the University of Newcastle team, said: "This suggests that if we can add the natural fibre to products commonly eaten daily - such as bread, biscuits and yoghurts - up to three quarters of the fat contained in that meal could simply pass through the body.

"We have already added the alginate to bread and initial taste tests have been extremely encouraging. Now the next step is to carry out clinical trials to find out how effective it is when eaten as part of a normal diet."

The scientists used an "artificial gut" to test the effectiveness of 60 different natural fibres by measuring the extent to which they affected the digestion of fat.

They presented their findings at the American Chemical Society's spring meeting in San Francisco, US.

Dr Brownlee said the aim was to see if the same effects modelled in the laboratory could be reproduced in living volunteers.

"Our initial findings are that alginates significantly reduce fat digestion," he said.

The research is part of a three-year project funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

link to original article with some lovelly reverse thinspo