NATION Newspaper; 21st April 2018; Fenella Plows: It has been said that ‘the health of eaters reflects the health of the food system’. Many diseases and causes of death are diet-related, hence why efforts are increasing to ensure that food systems worldwide are enhanced and that the health of our populations are also improved through… Continue reading Reengaging people with our land for a sustainable food system & healthier population
While fibre has been a good cure as a bulking agent for exciting disorders like constipation, it has a dull image and has faded into the background behind trendier (and more commercial) food messages like gluten, cholesterol, saturated fat and sugar. Often it can be the hardest item to find on the food label.
When it comes to weight loss, some research has shown that coconut oil can be effective for weight loss. A study published in the March 2008 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that coconut oil was more effective at promoting weight loss than olive oil. The small study followed 49 overweight men… Continue reading Coconut oil for weight loss?
In a recent study by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, findings indicate that people who consume fast food could potentially be exposed to harmful chemicals known as phthalates.