But in Hong Kong, people take using smartphones to a whole new level.
Wherever you go, you’ll see people walking around staring down at their screen.
All this week, the Mail is featuring scrumptious low-calorie recipes from the 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet Recipe Book, created by my wife, GP Dr Clare Bailey, who has been using this approach very successfully with her patients.
Because high blood sugar levels are bad for your body, your pancreas starts to pump out insulin, to bring your blood sugar levels down.
Quench your thirst with our Delicate Pineapple Punch, a citrusy drink that balances sweet and tart. (1 m L) salt 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 4 strip loin steaks, 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick Olive Tapenade (recipe follows) To prepare marinade, combine first 7 ingredients (wine through garlic) in a heavy zip-lock plastic bag. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. If you can cut right back on sugars and starches — bread, white rice, pasta and potatoes as well as cakes, biscuits and fizzy drinks — you will be heading in the right direction.The recipes featured all this week show you just how deliciously easy it is to do so.My main annoyance are the people who suddenly stop walking to focus on their phone.I know Hong Kongers are busy people and their phones give them the opportunity to squeeze in that chat with their friends between work, but does anyone really need to play Candy Crush on their way to grab lunch at 7Eleven?