‘Exercise labels’ should be added to food packets, expert argues

“Food and drinks should carry labels showing how long it would take to walk or run off the calories, a leading health expert suggests,” the Daily Mail reports.

In an opinion piece in the British Medical Journal, Shirley Cramer, chief executive of theRoyal Society for Public Health, …
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“Food and drinks should carry labels showing how long it would take to walk or run off the calories, a leading health expert suggests,” the Daily Mail reports.

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In an opinion piece in the British Medical Journal, Shirley Cramer, chief executive of theRoyal Society for Public Health, argues that the current “traffic light” food labelling system is not promoting positive changes in public health.

Cramer makes the case that “activity equivalent” labelling could change people’s behaviour.
Traffic light labelling
The widely used “traffic li

Fruit may be good for you, but don’t ditch the statins

“Daily fresh fruit lowers heart death risk as much as statins,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
A study of over a half a million Chinese people found that a diet rich in fresh fruit was linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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“Daily fresh fruit lowers heart death risk as much as statins,” The Daily Telegraph reports.

A study of over a half a million Chinese people found that a diet rich in fresh fruit was linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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But don’t ditch the statins in favour of an “apple a day”, if they have been recommended for you.

The study looked at people without cardiovascular disease, and did not compare fruit to statins.

Statins are prescribed for people with cardiovascular disease, or a raised chance of getting i

Global obesity rates expected to soar in next decade

“One-fifth of adults worldwide will be obese by 2025,” The Guardian reports, while The Sun warns that the “UK’s population to be fattest in Europe” by the same date. These are just some of the conclusions of a major modelling study of global obesity trends.

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“One-fifth of adults worldwide will be obese by 2025,” The Guardian reports, while The Sun warns that the “UK’s population to be fattest in Europe” by the same date. These are just some of the conclusions of a major modelling study of global obesity trends.

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The study used data covering 19.2 million adults in 186 countries, which was then used to estimate the number of people falling into different body mass index (BMI) categories across the decades, from 1975 to 2014. During that time, the average global BMI for men and wome

Is a pint of beer a day good for the heart?

“Pint of beer a day could protect you from heart attacks,” The Independent reports. A new review on the alleged protective effects of moderate beer drinking has been warmly welcomed by the UK media – but nobody reported that it was funded by an Italian beer trade assoc…
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“Pint of beer a day could protect you from heart attacks,” The Independent reports. A new review on the alleged protective effects of moderate beer drinking has been warmly welcomed by the UK media – but nobody reported that it was funded by an Italian beer trade association.

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Researchers reviewed the existing evidence about beer and health, including the effects on heart and circulation, cancer, liver disease, dementia and overall length of life. They say that m

Study says there’s no link between cholesterol and heart disease

“Controversial report claims there’s no link between ‘bad cholesterol’ and heart disease,” the Daily Mail reports, while The Times states: “Bad cholesterol ‘helps you live longer’,”.

The headlines are based on a new review which aimed to …
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“Controversial report claims there’s no link between ‘bad cholesterol’ and heart disease,” the Daily Mail reports, while The Times states: “Bad cholesterol ‘helps you live longer’,”.

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The headlines are based on a new review which aimed to gather evidence from previous observational studies on whether LDLcholesterol (so-called “bad cholesterol”) was linked with mortality in older adults aged over 60. The conventional view is that having high LDL cholesterol levels increases your risk of dying of

Three servings of wholegrains a day ‘cuts risk of early death’

“Eating Weetabix for breakfast ‘can slash your risk of dying early from any cause’,” the Daily Mirror reports.
A new study looking at wholegrain consumption (not just Weetabix) found a strong link between consumption and improved “long-term health and…
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“Eating Weetabix for breakfast ‘can slash your risk of dying early from any cause’,” the Daily Mirror reports.

A new study looking at wholegrain consumption (not just Weetabix) found a strong link between consumption and improved “long-term health and longevity” compared with people who ate little or no wholegrain.

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This study pooled data from 14 large studies, which included 786,076 people. It found that the chances of dying from any cause during study follow-up was 16% lower for people who ate the most wholegrain, compared to those who ate the least. The link was

Coffee’s cancer risk downgraded (as long as you don’t drink it hot)

“Very hot drinks may cause cancer, but coffee does not, says WHO,” The Guardian reports.
A review by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that only beverages consumed at higher than 65C posed a possible cancer risk.

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“Very hot drinks may cause cancer, but coffee does not, says WHO,” The Guardian reports.

A review by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that only beverages consumed at higher than 65C posed a possible cancer risk.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooUAVHJAcyk

The working group’s report re-evaluated the cancer-causing properties of drinking coffee, maté (a South American drink), and very hot beverages.

Coffee was classified as a possible cause of cancer in 1991, but the group has cleared the previous classification and suggested any suspected link was because of the hot te

Should we ‘eat breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper’?

“We should ‘eat breakfast like a king’ to fight obesity, scientists claim,” the Daily Mirror reports.
The headline was prompted by a new review into “chrono-nutrition”, which involves seeing if when we eat is as important as what we eat.

The review suggests…
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“We should ‘eat breakfast like a king’ to fight obesity, scientists claim,” the Daily Mirror reports.

The headline was prompted by a new review into “chrono-nutrition”, which involves seeing if when we eat is as important as what we eat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMTiLlCxwBI

The review suggests eating more of our total daily food intake in the evening – the pattern most common among people in the UK – may be linked to obesity.

But the evidence for this is not conclusive, and the studies included in the review vary in their findings.

The study also shows there is a wide variati

Get free iced tea at Starbucks and these other companies today

This Friday, June 10, is National Iced Tea Day. And the benefit of having new food holidays pop up all the time is that no matter how obscure the day, there are probably some freebies to go along with it.
This Friday, celebrate your love of all things iced and tea with these ice-cold…
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This Friday, June 10, is National Iced Tea Day. And the benefit of having new food holidays pop up all the time is that no matter how obscure the day, there are probably some freebies to go along with it.

This Friday, celebrate your love of all things iced and tea with these ice-cold deals.

More: How to make sun tea the delicious and easy way

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People love Starbucks’ purple drink, but no one actually knows what it is

It seems like Starbucks’ pink drink just became a thing, but there’s already a new sheriff in town — and it’s purple.
Instagram has been blowing up with pictures of the new Starbucks purple drink. It’s a”secret menu” option that has a dark purple hue. And a vi…
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It seems like Starbucks’ pink drink just became a thing, but there’s already a new sheriff in town — and it’s purple.

Instagram has been blowing up with pictures of the new Starbucks purple drink. It’s a”secret menu” option that has a dark purple hue. And a violet hue. And a sort of pinky-purple fuchsia hue…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXS8oTEqReY

More: Put down that Frappuccino, because Starbucks just created something better

That’s because no one can decide what it actually is. Secret menu items at Starbucks aren’t official, so each barista kind of has to mak

Healthy overeating can be bad​

According to a research, conducted by biologists from University of Houston in Texas, more than 200,000 American die of breast cancer every year.

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According to a research, conducted by biologists from University of Houston in Texas, more than 200,000 American die of breast cancer every year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VJ4cRWCpDw
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Healthy overeating can be bad​

According to a research, conducted by biologists from University of Houston in Texas, more than 200,000 American die of breast cancer every year.

More health articles that might be of interest for you:

How bad can salt be

The dark side of cannabis

The shady aftermath of…
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According to a research, conducted by biologists from University of Houston in Texas, more than 200,000 American die of breast cancer every year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VJ4cRWCpDw
More health articles that might be of interest for you:

How bad can salt be

The dark side of cannabis

The shady aftermath of cannabis

Vitamin D protects against cancer

Yogurt prevents hypertension

Diet more important than exercise

Drinking juice with moderation

Green tea aid for Arthritis

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