Tag Archives: Nutrition

Energy Drinks A Public Health Hazard, Especially When Children, Alcohol Involved: World Health Organisation

Why knowing what goes into our children’s tummies is so important! – Energy drinks have long been maligned for the perception that such massive amounts of caffeine can’t be good for anybody, much less children. Now the World Health Organization has validated their fears, on Tuesday proclaiming that rising rates of energy drink consumption is “poised […]

Phthalate, antibiotic levels plummet after five-day vegetarian diet — Environmental Health News

Why Nanna’s advice to always eat your veg and fruit is good advice! – Twenty-five participants lived in a Buddhist temple and adopted the monks’ lifestyle – including their traditional vegetarian diet – for five days. At the beginning of their “Temple Stay,” participants completed a questionnaire about what they had eaten in the previous […]

Following a Western style diet may lead to greater risk of premature death — ScienceDaily

Why eating right makes a whole lot of sense! – Data from a new study of British adults suggest that adherence to a “Western-style” diet (fried and sweet food, processed and red meat, refined grains, and high-fat dairy products) reduces a person’s likelihood of achieving older ages in good health and with higher functionality. Study […]

Kids and energy drinks a dangerous mix – CBS News

Why knowing what we bring into the home – especially when you have little ones running around – is so important! – The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even young children are at risk. Although the […]