A teenager is sparking a wave of internet outrage after sharing the “highly invasive” demand she received from her boyfriend’s mom.
Obesity expert, Dr Clare Llewellyn has revealed that though children who are overweight eat just 12 extra calories at mealtimes, that tiny amount adds up to an extra 5,500 calories every month, which leads to youngsters putting on weight up to 7% quicker than other children of the same age. Dr Llewellyn, a lecturer in behavioural obesity research at University College London, said that overweight children do not necessarily eat more often, or have more junk food, but likely pile on the pounds because the portions on their plates are too large.
Dinner/lunch/whatever you call it is the main event of Christmas Day and, for many, the culmination of plenty of planning and preparation.But no matter how hard we try, come Christmas morning most of us still find ourselves running around like headless turkeys trying to cook a meal thats not only ready at a reasonable hour, but actually tastes good.What with juggling the oven timings and keeping on top of the washing up (not to mention backseat chefs sticking their oar in), there’s a lot going on.Here are a few little Christmas dinner cooking hacks from some bloggers who are old hands at all this to tell you how to make it just that little bit less stressful.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Boozy hot chocolate to try at home this Christmas 12 ways to jazz up your turkey this Christmas Christmas dinner on a budget: Where to save and where to splurge
When it comes to Christmas dinner, the pressure makes it tempting to head to the most expensive supermarket to ensure a good feast. Pork does tend to be of a better quality the more you pay for it, especially when it comes to sausages and bacon – the essentials for pigs in blankets.
If you’re in the habit of eating your evening meal late at night, you might want to reconsider - it’s putting you at risk of heart attacks, doctors have warned. Having dinner within two hours of going to bed can leave the body on “high alert” and mean blood pressure does not fall properly overnight, increasing the risk to the heart. Cardiologists at a Turkish university studied more than 700 men and women with high blood pressure to establish what difference eating times and the consistency of their diet had on their health.
From buying notebooks and sweaters to working on your back-to-school meal plan — this time of year can seem a little crazy. Mid-August brings so much heat and humidity, that it can be difficult to do anything but flop on the couch. But Labor Day will be here before you know it. The sun will start to set earlier, the weather will cool down and it’ll be time to start thinking about which recipes to add to our arsenal of go-tos for busy school nights. We’ve rounded up 25 easy and delicious recipes to round out your meal plans — some of which may pull double-duty as leftovers for school lunches the next day! Click through the gallery to see more and share with us your go-to lunchbox recipe by tweeting us @YahooStyleCA.
As the traditional family holiday festivities approach, so too do the gassy, uncomfortable, full, distended and bloated nights spent in stretchy pants and the fetal position. The other 20 per cent is open season for anything and everything else. ALSO SEE: How to throw the perfect holiday party Another huge component to easing the pain at the table is eating slowly.