Saturday, April 24, 2010

How to cope with the pressures of dieting

It's hard to stick to a sensible diet in a world where almost every morsel is processed. The food companies have no vested interest in providing us with healthy food. Salt, fat and sugar sells. But they're happy to lie to you about the contents of their stuff. For example, 99% fat free generally means no fat - but you'll usually find lots and lots of sugar. And guess what excess sugar in the body turns into. You've guessed it: fat.

Other sites to check out:

Diaries of Roger Makak

Compulsive Liar

A crash course in surviving the new world of advertising

Saturday, April 17, 2010

How to order fast food

Come on, we've all done it. You order a slap up McDonald's meal and then suddenly have a mental moment where you believe you can somehow make this a healthy experience. And we think we can save the planet? Dream on.

Monday, April 12, 2010

How to be a politician

It always amuses me the way politicians show their concern about our health, but refuse to ban cigarettes outright. There's just too much at stake. Billions of dollars in revenues. How else can they fund all the wars around the world?

Sunday, April 4, 2010

How to be a drinking buddy

I admit, I'm a beer monster. And so are most of my mates. There's a strange camaraderie that occurs when you drink with friends. Acts of stupidity are forgiven. Idiotic ramblings are embraced. And uncontrollable physical forces are not only cherished, they're admired. Drinking is good, if you can remember it. Burp!