Month: July 2016

Hard evidence – do supermarket checkouts make kids obese?

First published in The Conversation, 2013. Your eye gets caught by the dried apples slices and pistachios but your child, sitting in the trolley, sees the Percy pig sweets. The queue is moving slowly, how well do you resist? A commentary by Deborah Cohen published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggested that shoppers’ …

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Solution to the grey squirrel crisis – pastry, a roux sauce, mushrooms and hazelnuts

This article was originally published in The Conversation. Prince Charles is among those repeating their calls for an organised cull of grey squirrels in Britain as a way of helping the declining native red squirrel. Despite being larger and stronger than their red cousins, living in denser numbers and out-competing red squirrels for the same …

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