Posts Tagged "food"

Unhealthy diets greater threat to health than tobacco, says UN expert

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 in Health & Wellness, Health Optimization, Medical Rewind

Unhealthy diets pose a greater risk to global health than the increasingly regulated sale of tobacco and governments should move fast to tax harmful food products, a United Nations investigator said on Monday. In a statement issued on the opening of the annual summit of the World Health Organization (WHO), Belgian professor Olivier de Schutter called for efforts to launch negotiations on a global pact to tackle the obesity epidemic. “Unhealthy diets are now a greater threat to global health than tobacco. Just as the world came together to regulate the risks of tobacco, a bold framework...

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10 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick

Posted on Oct 26, 2009 in Uncategorized

Leafy Greens, Eggs, and Tuna Are Among Foods Mostly Like to Cause Food-borne Illness By Todd Zwillich WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Louise Chang, MDOct. 6, 2009 — Here’s a surprise: Some of the healthiest foods may also be the most likely to cause food-borne illness. That’s the conclusion in a report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). The report shows leafy greens, sprouts, and berries are among the most prone to carry infections or toxins. “We don’t recommend that consumers change their eating habits,” says Caroline Smith DeWaal, the...

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