Those who have been around long enough in the obesity research area, typically despair of the public approach to ‘diets’ – low carbs, low fat, high protein – as a long-term solution for weight loss.
All come with ‘evidence’ that they work – at least within the limited sample and time span with which they’re tested. […]
A U.S. study, which replicates findings in New Zealand and Australia, has shocking news about what’s really in that fish oil capsule a lot of you swallow every day. And it’s far from what you think you’re paying for.
The study shows that almost all fish oil supplements available in the New Zealand market contain much lower […]
Like everyone else in the world, my blood ran cold when I heard that we are now expected to eat 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day. Researchers claim that it would decrease our chance of heart disease by 24% and stroke by 33% Read more
HONG KONG — Cookies and sugary drinks served at government meetings are about to go away. So are imported noodles and canned fish served in tourist bungalows. Read more
Taxes and Subsidies for Improving Diet and Population Health in Australia: A Cost-Effectiveness Modelling Study
An increasing number of countries are implementing taxes on unhealthy foods and drinks to address the growing burden of dietary-related disease, but the cost-effectiveness of combining taxes on unhealthy foods and subsidies on healthy foods is not well understood. Read more
One fine day I was food shopping with my wife at the supermarket. That joyous time came for it to be over and as we were lining up at the checkout I noticed a scene. To my right – where usually the checkouts would be drowning in confectionary to lure children like a witch’s ginger […]