Views from the Beltline: What kind of society encourages children to eat unhealthy food?

What kind of society encourages children to eat unhealthy food? Our kind of society. A society that bombards its children with 25 million food and beverage ads ever year on their favourite websites, 90 per cent of which are for unhealthy products, much of them high in salt, fat or sugar. Add to that the ...

Views from the Beltline: What kind of society encourages children to eat unhealthy food?

What kind of society encourages children to eat unhealthy food? Our kind of society. A society that bombards its children with 25 million food and beverage ads ever year on their favourite websites, 90 per cent of which are for unhealthy products, much of them high in salt, fat or sugar. Add to that the ...

Left Over: Wheat a Minute – Sez Who?

Wheat Belly arguments are based on shaky science, critics say Scientists dispute claims in best-selling book, fifth estate finds CBC News Posted: Feb 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET   You may refer to it as ‘shaky’ science, but those of us who have noticed a big difference ...

Left Over: Nothing is Free, Including Gluten-Free

Gluten free is ‘nonsense’ says Wheat Belly author William Davis speaks at the Vancouver Convention Centre tonight CBC News Posted: Oct 24, 2013 8:14 AM PT Last Updated: Oct 24, 2013 8:14 AM PT While there may be lots of ‘junk’ offerings in the gluten free arena these days, the fact is that by avoiding wheat my ...

The Canadian Progressive: Shareholders vote for McDonald’s to assess its health impacts

Alarmed by the growing epidemic of diet-related diseases caused by junk food, moms, health professionals and shareholders urge McDonald’s to leave hospitals and stop marketing to kids. The post Shareholders vote for McDonald’s to assess its health impacts appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.