Obesity

The Sugar Swap Campaign: A Small Step In The Right Direction

Three years ago, we told you about an article, The Toxic Truth About Sugar, published in the journal Nature, in which the researchers warned that sugary foods and drinks are responsible for illnesses including diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer, and liver problems… contributing to 35 million deaths a year worldwide. Now, it looks like that […]

Trans-Fats — The Hidden Poison In Our Food

Trans fats are the worst type of fat you can eat. Trans fats are formed during a food process called hydrogenation — when vegetable oil is heated to very high temperatures and hydrogen is added which turns the liquid vegetable oil into solid fat… a similar structure to plastic… or candle wax! Unlike other fats, […]

Fizzy Drinks Can Age You As Much As Smoking

Last week, I told you about the global soft drinks manufacturer, Coca-Cola, launching its ‘version’ of milk, called Fairlife. In a press statement, Coca-Cola said that Fairlife’s proprietary milk filtering process will increase protein by 50 per cent and reduce sugar by 30 per cent; it will also be lactose-free and apparently will taste better. […]

Thousands Of Middle-Aged Adults Have Dementia

A few weeks ago, researchers from Oxford University found that people between the ages of 30 to 39 who also were obese were 3.5 times more likely to develop dementia. According to the results, published in the Postgraduate Medical Journal, obese people in their 70s were neither at a heightened or lowered risk, while those […]