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Celebrity ads for diet aids should be banned, says top doctor

Social media companies should ban “damaging” celebrity-endorsed social media ads promoting weight loss aids, England’s top doctor has said. Some celebrities with large followings are promoting products such as diet pills and detox teas on social media. Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, argues these products have a damaging effect on the physical and mental… Read More »

High-fat diet 'increases risks of food poisoning and infectious disease'

It can live and grow in a wide range of foods, in particular chilled ready-to-eat foods such as packaged sandwiches, butter, cooked sliced meats, smoked salmon, certain soft cheeses and pate. High-fat diet ‘increases risks of food poisoning and infectious disease’ Independent.ie A high-fat “western” diet weakens the ability of the immune system to fight… Read More »

With 3 billion 'malnourished,' report urges 'radical changes' to world's diet – USA TODAY

Doyle Rice USA TODAY Published 6:30 PM EST Jan 16, 2019 Around the world, people eat far too much red meat and sugar, and nowhere near enough nuts, fruits and vegetables, according to a report released Wednesday. The report, published by the British medical journal The Lancet, said the population’s diet and food production must radically change “to… Read More »