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Health in the Media

Whilst we provided enough scientific data to support the claim and ASA acknowledged that there are...
Gove said improving our national diet is an important job for our farmers, he said: “A balanced...
Last week, at the Unite to Cure Fourth International Vatican Conference, Professor Walter Willett...

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Soya milk
Soya beans come from China but thanks to their high nutritional value and relatively easy cultivation, they have been grown in the Americas and Europe since the 19th century. Soya milk made... more
Bird flu viruses occur naturally in wild water-birds without making them ill and have done so for millions of years. They are passed on in water from one... more
Meat has been recognised as a risk factor for cancer since the early 1900s. Countries with high intakes have higher rates of bowel, breast and prostate cancer, three of the most common types. Other... more

Having a baby is truly momentous – you want to do everything you can to give your little one the best start in life. So suddenly your vegan diet is open to scrutiny in a way it never has been,... more
Some time ago I watched a programme about the different types of diets people follow. There was a banker who saw himself as a modern day hunter-gatherer in the city. He explained how he followed a... more
Our cells - every single cell in your body – run on carbs. Your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose and other molecules and it’s glucose that is used as cell fuel. But that’s not an... more
Firstly, let's have a proper look at what any milk actually is - a very watery liquid, around 90 per cent is always water. Therefore, any amount of nutrients it contains is more or less diluted and... more