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Diet , Health , Diabetes

A new study from Wall Street bank Credit Suisse exposes the “dietary impact of ‘sugar and sweeteners’ and their role in the ongoing health debate surrounding obesity and diabetes.” The Credit Suisse video — “Sugar: Sweet With a Bitter Aftertaste” — visualises the sorry state of... Read More

April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Diet , Obesity

Some worrying statistics have come out of the UK which shows where the contribution to our sugar intake comes from. The statistics are particularly concerning for children. The situation has gotten so bad that several countries (France, Hungary & Mexico) have imposed taxes on sugary... Read More

January 29, 2015 0 Comments
Health

The team at Wellbeing Magazine (www.wellbeing.com.au) have produced this excellent special health report entitled "Sweet Nightmare", which we believe everyone should read. This article, and many more, are available in the latest edition (No 146) of Wellbeing magazine. Click the link below to access the... Read More

September 16, 2013 1 Comment
Diet , Stevia , Health , Obesity , Children

Childhood obesity is a striking problem in the developed world, and as parents we need to consider how we can keep our own children from adding to the ever-growing obesity statistics in Australia. Unfortunately, because there is more and more processed, ready-to-eat food available in... Read More

August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Diet , Health , Cancer

A recent study conducted by the University of Edinburgh has found that a diet high in meats, fats and sugars could potentially increase the risk of colorectal - or as it is more commonly known - bowel cancer, as we age. While more studies will... Read More

August 8, 2013 0 Comments
Dental , Drinks

A study out by the J Zhejiang University in May of 2009 documented a case where a young man developed severe tooth decay after several years of consuming a large volume of soda on a daily basis. The authors of the study look at the... Read More

July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Diabetes , Children

Last month, the government released the 2013 State of Public Health report, and since then all eyes have been on Tasmania – now one of the country’s most overweight and unhealthy states. As a result, health experts are discussing the possibility of introducing a so-called... Read More

July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Health

We’ve all heard about sugar addiction… but is it just an easy excuse for people who don’t want to give up sugar and make the switch to healthier alternatives, or it is a scientifically proven phenomenon? New research by Princeton University suggests that sugar addiction... Read More

July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Diabetes , Drinks

We know there’s a link between type-2 diabetes and soft drinks. But new research conducted at Imperial College London has shown that even drinking a single can of sugary drink per day can increase the risk of type-2 diabetes by as much as 22%. Interestingly... Read More

May 13, 2013 0 Comments
Dental , Xylitol

Would you believe that humans had healthier teeth some 8000 years ago? A fascinating study recently published in Nature Genetics shows that our modern day diets are the primary cause of the “permanent state of disease” that is now plaguing our mouths. The research An... Read More

May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Diabetes

We’ve known for a long time that moderating sugar consumption plays a big role in managing diabetes. Now, new research is showing a direct link between the availability of sugar and the incidence of type-2 diabetes. The findings go against the commonplace assumption that this... Read More

April 9, 2013 0 Comments
Diabetes

If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you may have heard a little about something called gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that develops during pregnancy, usually in the second or third trimester, because your body can’t produce sufficient insulin... Read More

April 2, 2013 0 Comments

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