Tag Archives: Food

Unsavory Truth review – exposing the food industry’s abuse of science

Exaggerated health claims, corporate funding, unpublished negative results: a new book exposes the way the US food industry hijacks science and fights for answers Questionable claims about food can be used as a way to boost salesplainpicture/Blend Images/Spaces Images By Nic Fleming THE fortified chocolate milk Fifth Quarter Fresh helps “high school football players improve… Read More »

Food and Cooking for Health: a UK Perspective from Hammersmith & Fulham

Food deserts aren’t just a U.S. phenomenon. They’re found all around the world. This week as I explore social determinants of health and technology solutions in several parts of Europe, I’ve learned more about food access challenges in the UK. These are discussed in a report published this month by the Social Market Foundation asking, What… Read More »

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (1, 2). While many foods contain potentially harmful organisms, they are usually destroyed during cooking. However, if you don’t practice good hygiene and proper food storage… Read More »