TED Talk: Why dieting doesn’t usually work

Such a valuable video for anyone who’s ever beat themselves up because their diet didn’t work long term: There was once a time when what and how much I ate shadowed every waking moment of my day. Fortunately, that time ended years ago; I’m much the same weight now (I’ve never been overweight), but my relationship with food has…

The Easiest Way: To eat a healthy balanced diet

What is a healthy, balanced diet? Food writer and journalist Michael Pollen simplified the whole messy drama for us with his oft-quoted aphorism: ‘Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.‘ To work out whether you’re following this advice, consider your typical meals and snacks and ask these questions: Would your great-grandmother recognise what you’re eating as…