Zack Cahill

Entries by Zack Cahill

Should Kellogg's Frosties Have Less Sugar?

(1) Comments | Posted 25 February 2013 | (12:11)

Over recent months a debate around government regulation of sugar has bubbled over with Kellogg's Frosties a convenient centre point . At this point the evidence that sugar is harmful and a huge factor in the obesity problem is so overwhelming that some have suggested perhaps lowering the sugar content...

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How to Be Smarter

(0) Comments | Posted 21 November 2012 | (08:54)

I am fascinated by polymathy. While modern business gurus are forever extolling the virtues of specialising and finding your niche, I have to admit I've always been more of a Jack of all trades. I tend to let my attention settle on a subject, become mildly obsessed with it and...

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Lance Armstrong - The Danger Of Having Heroes

(2) Comments | Posted 12 October 2012 | (00:35)

I don't care about the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. I don't mean to diminish the man at all, if he were a friend I'd be upset for him. Nor am I about to segue into a rant about the insignificance of the issue in comparison to the starving children in...

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Healthy Addiction?

(1) Comments | Posted 30 September 2012 | (00:00)

Person A, let's call her Janet, is not in the habit of exercising. She occasionally enters her week with good intentions but for the most part considers herself, quite happily, "not a gym person".
Her diet is average. She could do with more vegetables and perhaps fewer refined...

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Booze and Biceps

(6) Comments | Posted 4 September 2012 | (00:00)

Pictures of Usain Bolt celebrating his Olympic success by partying in East London brought to mind some questions about alcohol's effects on exercise. Obviously, Bolt didn't indulge until he'd addressed the small matter of Olympic domination, but the average gym goer doesn't have an Olympic event to train for. As...

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