The Health and Social Care Information Centre has just released the latest statistics for obesity, physical activity and diet in England, which makes for worrying reading. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘diet’
Body Mass Index, or BMI, is the most widely used method of measuring an individual’s healthy weight range. Note the word ‘range’ – even if you sit in the healthy range as defined by BMI standards you might feel healthier if you weighed less or more. Ultimately, choosing your ideal weight comes down to what feels right to you. (more…)
Scientists are now developing a new anti-hunger additive for all those cold goodies like yoghurts, shakes and smoothies. (more…)
The Southern Nevada Health District has raided an organic farm picnic destroying the organic produce, which was classified by them as bio-hazard material.
Britain’s “Court of Protection” makes decisions, in private, about the most vulnerable people in society. It makes decisions about incarcerating the mentally ill, taking children from families, including the case of Rachel Pullen who was deemed not intelligent enough to have children. (more…)
The Journal of the National Cancer Institute have suggested that a cholesterol reducing drug called simvastatin helps keep cancer at bay, and it is being proposed for breast cancer victims. (more…)
British Scientists have announced growing “Super” Broccoli which they claim can help avoid cancer and heart disease. Is this newfangled pharma-vegetable really all that, or just another gimmick to sell more product? (more…)