Are my clothes shrinking in the wash or what? Following non-stop dinner and cocktail parties over the Christmas/New Year period - with over-indulgence in food and drink and little rest - the evidence is now on display. A bulge at the waistline, skin filling out in the wrong places, extra layers added to chin and thighs.
We have never had easier access to reliable information about health and diet than we do today. Almost 30 years ago, I chose as the subject of my medical student final dissertation 'The role of dietary fibre in prevention of disease'. Then, I had to spend days in a library leafing through dusty textbooks.