Body mass index rises alongside economic growth
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Sunday 16 January 2011
it is with a degree of knowingness that a column about how to be modern should kick off with an object so closely related to the ancient acts of tilling the land, sowing the seed and reaping the harvest. There is, it must be said, an almost biblical simplicity to the idea of the organic vegetable box. Not that it is the likes of us actually doing any of that tilling, sowing and reaping, you understand. That would involve being outdoors in all weathers, putting unnecessary strain on our tender back muscles and the accumulation of dirt under our immaculate fingernails.
Monday 10 January 2011
Sunday 21 November 2010
Monday 08 November 2010
Christelle Guibert, tasting director of Decanter, chooses naturally fermented wines that taste great, protect the planet and avoid pesky pesticides which ruin the quality of the grape.
Friday 15 October 2010
Seven quangos attached to the Department for Education will disappear under the reforms, while the future of another nine bodies remains uncertain.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
I can't recall yet seeing a stage show derived from a TV series that has ever been a wholly satisfactory venture, though perhaps, like the pile of Armstrong & Miller merchandise on offer tonight, a live arm is deemed a necessary accoutrement to a brand, as much as it is an exercise in going back to one's original roots.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
A controversial planning permission which allowed a fast food takeaway to be set up near a school with a "healthy eating" policy was quashed by the High Court today.
Thursday 04 March 2010
Wayne Rooney is scoring goals through sheer instinct, according to former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
The Food Standards Agency’s National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) published yesterday shows that we’re eating less salt, saturated fat and sugar and more people are eating their five a day, but there is a lot to be done before most people meet dietary goals.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
Better suck in that stomach, because according to a new report by the Food Standards Agency, 10 years of government healthy eating campaigns have had depressingly little effect on what we eat. It turns out that our diets are more or less as unhealthy as they were a decade ago.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Thursday 07 January 2010
Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton is encouraging kids to get cycling as the new face of Hovis bread.
Tuesday 11 August 2009
The managing director of Abel & Cole has left the private equity-backed organic food home delivery specialist, which said that recent trading had been "difficult".
Tuesday 04 August 2009
The British arm of Whole Foods Market made a £35.9m loss last year, laying bare the scale of the challenge it faces to establish itself on these shores.
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When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
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