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Monday 6 May 2013
Get Involved Health

ditch the diet and plate up the positives: the butterfly foundation and international no diet day

Ruth George
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  The pursuit of the ‘perfect’ body is not something new; one only needs to look at Classical Greek sculpture to realise that. And the idea that this kind of body exists and is attainable – if only we stick to the right diet – is a dangerous myth. Every week, it seems, a new diet…
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Wednesday 3 October 2012
Featured Opinion

women spend most of their lives trying to lose weight. in other news, water is wet

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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Jo brought an article to my attention recently. Entitled, “Women spend a staggering seventeen years of their lives trying to lose weight” and from the Daily Mail (I know, I know), it was an interesting, although not surprising read. The stats quoted aren’t really anything new, or all that shocking to me. Most of the…
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Sunday 5 August 2012
Culture Featured

healthy bytes: giving up meat

Ruby Mahoney
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It seems everyone’s going vegetarian or vegan these days – your best friend, your mother, your mother’s chickens… (Don’t ask.) I used to think that vegetarians/vegans were all animal lovers, but lately I’ve learned it can also be a dietary choice. It can even make your eggs taste better, if you happen to be a…
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Sunday 1 April 2012
Featured Opinion

detention for you, jenny craig

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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Australian comedian, Wendy Harmer has been approached (more than once) by diet giant Jenny Craig to star in their campaigns. This made her embarrassed and not a little offended. What made her feel even worse though, was the news that a Jenny Craig representative was invited (as part of a group of other invitees) to…
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