Latest Ian Marber Stories

2008-07-28 12:00:24

By Sophie Morris Chinese food has a bad reputation in the UK. The rice-heavy meals and fatty meat dishes are thought to lead straight to obesity and heart disease.

2008-07-22 00:00:15

By Sophie Morris Forget fatty takeaways. The real Chinese diet is so healthy it could solve the West's obesity crisis. Sophie Morris explains how it works - and nutritionists give their verdict Chinese food has a bad reputation in the UK.

2004-11-29 06:00:06

There's still time to get yourself in shape for Christmas. Shereen Low finds out the easiest ( and healthiest ( ways to slim down and shape up. It's that time of year again.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.