29 August 2016

‘Our weight is none of the state’s business’

On this month's Last Orders, we talk obesity, Theresa May and booze guidelines.

25 August 2016

Why do we need an obesity strategy?

Our waistlines are none of the government’s business.

6 July 2016

‘Public-health groups are behaving like religious sects’

We talk malnutrition, smoking in Syria and takeaways in schools.

11 January 2016

Policing pregnancy is bad for babies

The public-health lobby’s hectoring of pregnant women is a menace.

7 July 2015

That Sugar Film: demonising the sweet stuff

A new Aussie documentary should be taken with a pinch of salt.

9 December 2014

Lady Jenkin: the unacceptable face of prole-bashing

It isn’t only Tory peers who sneer at the diets of the poor.

5 November 2014

No one’s counting the calories

Calorie labels on food do more harm than good.

2 September 2014

The obesity panic on life support

Public-health crusaders are becoming ever more desperate.

5 August 2014

Raymond Blanc and Ronald McDonald: brothers in arms

Having swapped taste for right-on ingredients, McDonald's has bought into the paternalism of foodies.