WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,031,330
Topics75,997
Members13,972
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs0
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
20 registered members (5020Chris, 5 invisible), 1,127 guests, and266 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Booster jab
by casper. 25th Sep 2021 4:28pm
Can anyone recommend an experienced Physio Wirral
by Longnails. 17th Sep 2021 5:41pm
The CB Radio Wirral FB Page
by TheGodSplinter. 14th Sep 2021 3:04am
Coronavirus chat about it
by assassin. 23rd Mar 2020 7:06pm
New Wirral History
Mersey Park Primary School
by Maisie. 12th Mar 2011 2:14pm
1970s flats on the noctorum
by mark64. 13th Aug 2010 11:47pm
Highfield School, Oxton,
by . 10th Jun 2007 10:49pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Cruise liner Anthem of the Seas
Tram by the Penny Bridge
Topic Replies
Doctors appointments
by mikeeb. 15th Oct 2021 9:50am
Wanted old unloved gas patio heater any condition
by spider. 14th Oct 2021 12:31pm
Panic buying
by diggingdeeper. 13th Oct 2021 7:51pm
Arm chair / 2 seat sofa
by bert1. 13th Oct 2021 11:39am
West Wallasey van- More carparks.. Petition
by mikeeb. 13th Oct 2021 10:43am
WARNING
by diggingdeeper. 10th Oct 2021 1:28pm
Akai AP-B21 Record Player/Turntable solid £45
by montyz. 9th Oct 2021 5:05pm
Bultaco pursang
by BultacoAstro. 7th Oct 2021 12:51pm
Fluoridation
by dingle. 6th Oct 2021 11:56pm
October
M T W T F S S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Royden Hall Christmas Fair
by Greenwood. 28th Sep 2021 10:59am
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rating 5
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country #1044076
8th Sep 2017 10:37pm
8th Sep 2017 10:37pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,993
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline OP

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline OP

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,993
Birkenhead
"In the Wirral the figure is almost three times higher than this average, according to figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)"

SOURCE


We don't do charity in Germany, We pay taxes. Charity is a failure of governments' responsibilities - Henning Wehn
Google Ads
Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044088
9th Sep 2017 11:25am
9th Sep 2017 11:25am
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,044
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,044
Heswallish
Why? wonder what other factors come into play like unemployment, depression, hopelessness etc.
Ironically I remember the sign along the top chester road saying "Wirral...A Pleasant Place To Grow" Just need to add fat or big !



Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044089
9th Sep 2017 12:57pm
9th Sep 2017 12:57pm
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,641
Birkenhead
J
jimbob Offline

Forum Addict
jimbob  Offline

Forum Addict
J
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,641
Birkenhead
lazy springs to mind


Ships that pass in the night, seldom seen and soon forgoten
Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044109
9th Sep 2017 10:58pm
9th Sep 2017 10:58pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 358
Wallasey
H
Habdab Offline
Old Hand
Habdab  Offline
Old Hand
H
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 358
Wallasey
Not surprising when you consider how many eating places have sprung up in Wallasey alone in the last 20 years.
It was just the odd cafe and chippy when I was a lad, not any more. Chip shops, Takeaways, Pizza places, Sandwich stores, Fried Chicken shops, Burger shops etc, etc. The list is endless.


Fetere sum, ego sum Ergo
Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: Habdab] #1044116
10th Sep 2017 2:37pm
10th Sep 2017 2:37pm
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 215
Seacombe
K
keef666 Offline
Addict
keef666  Offline
Addict
K
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 215
Seacombe
Yes there is a lot of places to eat these days, but don't forget they also employ people, the trouble with fat people, and they are fat and not disabled as they like to think, is they are bone idle, The doctors should send them to boot camps. I have three part time jobs, which see's me out at 5.30am and home again around 7.00pm seven days a week, can't remember when i had a holiday last, could have been last year, i have lost over two stone in the eighteen months, thats all down to hard work, little time to eat or [sleep for that matter]

Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044125
10th Sep 2017 9:07pm
10th Sep 2017 9:07pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,044
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,044
Heswallish
Not that simple keef. Lot of "fat" people work. Lot of "fat" people are fit. Lot of people work long hours but in a non manual job. Was wondering why Wirral should have such a higher rate.
I was told by doc I was borderline obese on their body mass index. I have a gardening job that keeps me fairly active but age catching up and back problems prevent much exercise. My so called problem is not laziness but lifestyle (too many biccies)

Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: fish5133] #1044126
10th Sep 2017 9:32pm
10th Sep 2017 9:32pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,993
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline OP

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline OP

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,993
Birkenhead
Originally Posted by fish5133
Not that simple keef. Lot of "fat" people work. Lot of "fat" people are fit. Lot of people work long hours but in a non manual job. Was wondering why Wirral should have such a higher rate.
I was told by doc I was borderline obese on their body mass index. I have a gardening job that keeps me fairly active but age catching up and back problems prevent much exercise. My so called problem is not laziness but lifestyle (too many biccies)


Likewise I am borderline obese on the BMI scale, I'm pretty active, walk a fair bit and play active sport.

The Government/NHS are gradually getting round to admitting they were wrong on dietary advice(yet again). Previous advice was to avoid saturated fats (ie animal fat) but it turns out they are nowhere near as harmful as they believed and certainly have little to do with having high cholesterol. The real killer is carbohydrates ie starchy food and sugars which includes bread, potatoes, carrots, apples and many other things. If carbohydrates and meat are mixed it can make things worse.

The Atkins diet was ridiculed when it came out but now it is realised that its actually pretty good provided the meat isn't seared (which converts it into carcinogens).

Basically you need to force your body to digest the energy from protein but when carbohydrates are around it doesn't bother and a lot of digested carbohydrate ends up as stored fat as well as the disadvantages of sugar (starch is changed into sugar quite readily during digestion).

Butter is definitely back in, citrus fruits, eggs, fibre, leaves and most above-ground vegetables are good. Below ground vegetables are normally full of starch.

My problem is wanting something to "fill" me and in recent years I've been using a lot of bread but bread contains a lot of carbohydrates in the form of starch as well as added sugar and that is probably what has piled my weight on - as well as age.

In calorie terms I am eating less than I ever have done but my weight would say otherwise. I am thinking of substituting Yogurt for my bread, Yogurt is not difficult to make and that way you can ensure there is no added sugar.


We don't do charity in Germany, We pay taxes. Charity is a failure of governments' responsibilities - Henning Wehn
Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044127
10th Sep 2017 10:32pm
10th Sep 2017 10:32pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,719
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,719
Wirral

Well I don't believe it ! Go look at Suffolk folk in the supermarkets on a Saturday !

One thing that we don't tend to do on average is drink enough water. We tend to drink tea, coffee, juice, coke, beer, wine, anything with flavour. If we had a few glasses of water a day, it is known to help with a) toxins and b) weight loss.

Apparently coffee also absorbs Vit.B6, which is needed for the nervous system. Not sure what impact that would have but I think it has an effect on the metabolism , slowing down burning up excess fat etc.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044144
11th Sep 2017 1:35pm
11th Sep 2017 1:35pm
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 443
wallasey
A
assassin Offline
Smartchild
assassin  Offline
Smartchild
A
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 443
wallasey
The doctors have a list they go by

1 do you smoke? if yes that's why you're sick

2 do you drink? if so that's why you're sick

3 do you exercise? if no this is why you're sick

I was told for years I was underweight so I put some weight on to be told I was overweight so now I eat what I like, why eat like a rabbit to live 5 maybe 10 years more but feeling "I could kill a full English everyday or I could go some bacon" but I'll put on 5 pounds so I'll have a tic tac for tea.



Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044145
11th Sep 2017 1:35pm
11th Sep 2017 1:35pm
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 443
wallasey
A
assassin Offline
Smartchild
assassin  Offline
Smartchild
A
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 443
wallasey
The doctors have a list they go by

1 do you smoke? if yes that's why you're sick

2 do you drink? if so that's why you're sick

3 do you exercise? if no this is why you're sick

I was told for years I was underweight so I put some weight on to be told I was overweight so now I eat what I like, why eat like a rabbit to live 5 maybe 10 years more but feeling "I could kill a full English everyday or I could go some bacon" but I'll put on 5 pounds so I'll have a tic tac for tea.



Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044147
11th Sep 2017 2:04pm
11th Sep 2017 2:04pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,972
wallasey
Dilly Offline
Wiki Guardian
Dilly  Offline
Wiki Guardian
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,972
wallasey
Assassin I think the bacon might be repeating on you smile

Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044159
11th Sep 2017 5:30pm
11th Sep 2017 5:30pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,719
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,719
Wirral


did someone say BACON ??


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044160
11th Sep 2017 6:47pm
11th Sep 2017 6:47pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,621
Wirral
V
venice Offline

Forum Guardian
venice  Offline

Forum Guardian
V
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,621
Wirral
Lol Dilly!

Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: diggingdeeper] #1044162
11th Sep 2017 7:24pm
11th Sep 2017 7:24pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,972
wallasey
Dilly Offline
Wiki Guardian
Dilly  Offline
Wiki Guardian
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,972
wallasey
Granny doesn't like bacon smile

Re: Wirral Is The Fattest Region In The Country [Re: Dilly] #1044170
11th Sep 2017 9:22pm
11th Sep 2017 9:22pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,719
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,719
Wirral
She likes live bacon not crispy.


[Linked Image]

Last edited by granny; 11th Sep 2017 9:36pm.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Page 1 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Royden Hall Christmas Fair
by Smeeble. 27th Sep 2021 7:50pm
Fluoridation
by diggingdeeper. 26th Sep 2021 2:42am
Panic buying
by mikeeb. 25th Sep 2021 10:47am
Fire logs
by TheComputerLab. 24th Sep 2021 2:53pm
Energy firms going bust
by cools. 23rd Sep 2021 8:49pm
For Sale & Free
Wanted old unloved gas patio heater any condition
by spider. 12th Oct 2021 6:43pm
Arm chair / 2 seat sofa
by Peter0787. 5th Oct 2021 12:31pm
Wanted Yellow Enamel Paint
by BultacoAstro. 30th Sep 2021 12:58pm
Samsung NC10 10" screen Notebook
by gerrymoore. 30th Sep 2021 10:17am
Akai AP-B21 Record Player/Turntable solid £45
by montyz. 26th Jul 2021 3:27pm
Member Spotlight
Gibbo
Gibbo
Oxton
Posts: 2,231
Joined: December 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
GaryD, DaveSwanage, OscarFelixJake, Owlsofwirral, jimmy91
13972 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Royden Hall Christmas Fair
by Smeeble. 27th Sep 2021 7:50pm
Fire logs
by TheComputerLab. 24th Sep 2021 2:53pm
Dock Branch Park
by mikeeb. 6th Feb 2021 1:03pm
New Council Tax bill 2019
by keef666. 18th Mar 2019 11:13am
News : New Topics
Panic buying
by mikeeb. 25th Sep 2021 10:47am
Energy firms going bust
by cools. 23rd Sep 2021 8:49pm
La Plama Volcanic Eruption
by granny. 21st Sep 2021 3:26pm
Doctors appointments
by cools. 21st Sep 2021 8:38am
Emma Radacuna
by cools. 17th Sep 2021 9:53am
New Enthusiast Forums
Fluoridation
by diggingdeeper. 26th Sep 2021 2:42am
Spooky image
by cools. 23rd Sep 2021 7:58pm
Can You Recommend a Landscape Gardener in Wirral
by sneakypete. 14th Sep 2021 2:13pm
Bultaco pursang
by Bultaco. 13th Mar 2019 12:43pm
the over flow on bidston moss
by paul110180. 24th Mar 2013 8:05pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sat 7:42am
Sunset Sat 6:12pm
Local Time Sat 11:48am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1