Hints And Tips

Experts from the programme offer their advice on health, good food and weight loss - with more added each week.

Professor Ashley Adamson

  • Week OneWeek One

    Read Professor Ashley's reaction to the first episode. How did she feel when she first saw Si and Dave’s food dairy?

  • Week TwoWeek Two

    In this week's update, Professor Ashley explains why fatty foods - like a cooked breakfast - are the ones we crave the most...

  • Week ThreeWeek Three

    Are there healthy takeaway options? Professor Ashley takes us through the dishes to try, and those to avoid.

  • Week FourWeek Four

    Professor Ashley explains which alcoholic drinks are the most calorific in her final update - and offers a few final words of wisdom.

  • InterviewInterview

    "My main areas of research are on the prevention and treatment of obesity, with a focus on prevention of obesity in children."

Professor Roy Taylor

  • Week OneWeek One

    Read Professor Roy's first update on Si and Dave. Discover more about body fat and some of the instruments he uses to measure it.

  • Week TwoWeek Two

    Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Professor Roy gives his verdict in this week's update.

  • Week ThreeWeek Three

    Professor Roy discusses the joy and benefits of cycling in his update for the third week of Si and Dave's challenge.

  • Week FourWeek Four

    Read about the importance of the 'trouser test' and some parting hints and tips in Professor Roy's last update.

  • InterviewInterview

    "The series is very close to my heart - all the techniques used to motivate and measure Si and Dave are the same ones used in my research."

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