Up and down I went, as if strapped to a roller coaster, only a lot more depressing. Surrounded by other TV presenters, who all seemed to be reed-thin, I managed to get my dress size sort of under control (I was a 10-12).But then fertility treatment and two pregnancies intervened, and I was back to grilled chicken and salad (no dressing) again.I remember one TV producer calling me when I came off air after fronting a live daily show at seven months pregnant and saying, 'I just switched on this morning to see how big you had got.’ Back then, it genuinely felt as if I was doomed always to be on a diet, falling off a diet or eating for two because I was getting ready to go back on a diet again. If you’re someone who can have the tiniest nibble of a biscuit and put the packet back in the cupboard, great, I applaud you. Instead of trying to control myself around food, I have accepted my own weaknesses.
What’s even more amazing to me and to others (I bumped into a friend the other day I hadn’t seen for 10 years and he practically combusted on the spot, exclaiming, 'You’ve lost soooo much weight!
’) is that I’ve done it not at 20, or 30, or even 40, but at 50.
The level of "well-being" in a community -- including people's emotional health and life satisfaction -- may help explain some of the disparities in life expectancy across the United States, a new study finds.
Just one hour of physical activity a day -- something as simple as a brisk walk or a bicycle ride -- may undo the increased risk of early death that comes with sitting eight hours or more on a daily basis.
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