There is only so long, however, we can shy away from this because the evidence keeps mounting.
So has my mother’s generation been right all along? And does this mean those who slip into our size 12 jeans believing we are healthy are fooling ourselves?
I try to have my five-a-day but allow myself wine, cheese, chocolate and cake.
I exercise when I can but getting thinner has never crossed my mind as I have a BMI of 23, and I am a size 12.
It has been there since 1979, the year she decided she wanted to shed a stone in a fortnight.