Category Archives: Child obesity

Dirty secrets of the food processing industry

Original story Written by Sally Falloon from Food Matters  We have always processed our food; this is an activity that is uniquely human. We chop, soak, cook and ferment our food – as well as…

Farmageddon

From youtube 26th January, 2013 To watch the video click here Americans’ right to access fresh, healthy foods of their choice is under attack. Farmageddon tells the story of small, family farms that were providing…

The 13 most dangerous additives to remove from your diet

I watched this video the other day on food additives. Even if you know about food additives (Unless in depth) I reccomend that you watch this video as it is very informative and a bit…

Nutrition & Behaviour

From youtube, 9th March, 2012 This video is a very interesting lecture on the pit-falls and problems of eating modern day processed foods, including  – How the nutrition, or lack of nutrition affects the brain and therefore,…

Stuck indoors, Fukushima children have highest obesity rates

Original story from The Asahi Shimbun, December 26, 2012 Children in Fukushima Prefecture have the highest obesity rates in Japan in seven age groups, education ministry statistics showed, a possible result of the restrictions on…