Despite my leanings towards natural medicine, I still read conventional medical journals each week, including the British Medical Journal. Over the last few weeks this journal has been running a series of articles about obesity that will be published next year as a book geared towards the education of medical professionals. This week’s article focuses […]
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Big fat lies – why do health professionals continue to dish out advice about fat that is not supported by science?
Some of you may have been aware of the recent research that has linked the eating of white bread with an increased risk of cancer. The study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, found that individuals eating the most white bread (equivalent to five slices of bread a day) were almost twice as likely […]
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