Does your diet pass the acid test? Forget Dukan and Atkins — these days, the A-list way to a flat tummy is ‘eating alkaline’.
Whatever you do, don’t read it. It’s excruciating, wince inducing drivel from start to finish. It eventually winds up with a plug for the book Honestly Healthy: Eat With Your Body In Mind, The Alkaline Way by Vicki Edgson and Natasha Corrett.
Actually, the whole article seems to be a plug for that book.
I’ll pick a few quotes for you. Continue reading
Yesterday’s Daily Mail featured a really quite incredible
advert article by Maysa Rawi extolling the wonders of the Playtex ‘Objective 1 Size Down’ ‘shapewear’.
Let’s not get distracted looking at the model and imagining all the unsightly and embarrassing bulges she would have, were she in smaller underwear. I am well aware of the merits of big knickers.
I do, however, find the following assertions very hard to believe: Continue reading
UPDATE (17/07/11) I have not yet received a reply to the email below so I have just sent the following:
I am disappointed that I have still had no reply to the attached email (regarding How too much cheese and meat can make your body dangerously acidic published on 28th June).
As I have outlined below, I believe the article in question contained a number of inaccuracies. I therefore believe it was in breach of the Press Complaints Commission Editors’ Code (with respect to Accuracy). I plan to lodge an official complaint with the PCC if the matter is not resolved shortly.
I look forward to a reply from you over the next week or so.
Following my complaint about the Daily Mail’s recent alkaline diet article and her unsatisfactory reply, I have just (08/07/11) emailed the Daily Mail’s Good Health Editor with the following… Continue reading
I’ve had a reply from the Daily Mail’s Good Health Editor following my recent complaint about an article entitled ‘How too much cheese and meat can make your body dangerously acidic’: Continue reading
I was made aware yesterday of an article in the Daily Mail entitled ‘How too much cheese and meat can make your body dangerously acidic’. I found this impossible to ignore and emailed the following to the author of the piece, copying in firstname.lastname@example.org: Continue reading
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