Losing weight in 2012

By Jennifer Bowden In Commentary

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4th January, 2012
After ploughing our way through a small mountain of our favourite foods on Christmas Day, many of us feel a guilty, nagging desire to shed the unwanted weight we’ve piled on in 2011. The only decision left is how to lose those pesky, persistent pounds. Should we follow a commercial weight-loss programme, or would one of the many diet books recommending a higher-protein diet be a more sensible option? Although many people can shed a few kilos in the short term by following a low-calorie diet, few manage to successfully ...

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