Obesity

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.

20 May 2014

Using the tobacco fear to police our lives

Sugar, food, sunshine, sitting down – everything fun is now labelled 'the new tobacco'.

29 April 2014

Public health adopts the missionary position

Health campaigners demand ever more regulation of our lives – and it's our personal independence that is being shafted.

5 March 2014

There’s no sugar-coating this tax

A proposed tax on the sweet stuff would be another small blow against personal choice.

16 January 2014

The sweet truth: 10 myths about sugar

Sugar is delicious. We should not allow anti-sugar zealots to take away our right to enjoy it.