Biscuits are so wickedly delicious that no less than the chief medical adviser to the UK Government, Dame Sally Davies, has warned that the time has come to step away from the biscuit barrel
. She says eating just two biscuits too much every day is tipping us into obesity.
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, PS15, Emma Bridgewater Don't be shy, have a biccie.
11am: Bypass the biscuit barrel
Too many sugary snacks can keep blood glucose levels high which means more insulin is also produced.
At 69, Elaine Paige puts her looks and figure down to tennis, sleep and keeping her hands out of the biscuit barrel
AS THE nights begin drawing in and the weather starts to get colder - you may find yourself reaching for the biscuit barrel
instead of hitting the gym.
The problem of trying to get away with it - as I used to find as a child with my hand constantly in the biscuit barrel
- is that you usually don't.
But amongst the ashes lay a Ringtons teapot-shaped biscuit barrel
- the only item to survive the blaze.
Slap on half a jar of jam and that was you set for at least two hours until you went in and tried to steal a handful of bourbons from the biscuit barrel
to 'put you on' until teatime.
"People might think they're going to save calories by not eating breakfast, but by mid-morning they're starving, and often the only thing that's available is the work biscuit barrel
, so you end up eating more calories than you would have done with, say, a 160-calorie bowl of cereal," says Alison.
A packet of biscuits filled my biscuit barrel
; now it doesn't reach the top.
According to Jeanette, the dietary fibre in mushrooms helps promote good bowel function leaving you feeling satisfied for longer, which stops you reaching for the biscuit barrel