Obesity
Obesity

Obesity

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.

20 May 2014

Using the tobacco fear to police our lives

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