Obesity

Obesity Research Funded By Junk Food Manufacturers

Coca Cola, Nestle and Mars… what do these companies have in common? Yes, they are all sugar-laden junk food manufacturers… but there’s one more thing… They have been funding some obesity experts’ research. In fact, a recent investigation by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found one researcher’s clinical trial received nearly £200k from Coca-Cola. The […]

A Packet Of Crisps — One Of Your Five A Day?

Sometimes I don’t know if I should laugh, cry or just shake my head in disbelief… According to the latest nutritional survey, millions of parents are mistakenly feeding their children junk food, with one in twenty thinking a packet of crisps counts towards the UK government’s recommendation of eating five fruit and veg a day… […]

Mini Can Of Coke Pushed As A ‘Healthy Snack’

A friend sent me an article about fizzy drinks being recommended as a ‘healthy snack’. In the subject line of his email he wrote: “The Coke-side of life is not a happy place”. “The Coke Side Of Life” was the catch phrase the fizzy drinks manufacturer used a few years ago in its global ad […]

Binge-Eating Disorder: The Dawn Of A New Disease

A month ago I told you about a new mental health disorder, called binge-eating disorder (BED) and… Yep you guessed it… Elvanse, the newly approved drug that treats BED. That’s what I love about Big Pharma and its cronies. They invent a disease overnight and like magic they also have a drug ready to hand […]