Tag Archives: Food

Fast Food Misery

We have been on a crusade about the health problems caused by the American diet and fostered by the fast food industry. Advertisements by fast food companies are crafted to make you believe that they now have a healthier menu.   Is this really true?   The answer is no! Researchers tracked changes in menu items… Read More »

New study shows the EAT-Lancet diet is unaffordable for at least 1.6 billion people – The New Food Economy

The buzzy “Planetary Health Diet” can’t work for the vulnerable populations who need it most. November 7th, 2019by H. Claire Brown Access Environment Health Home Feature Plate Earlier this year, a groundbreaking study from the EAT-Lancet Commission outlined a climate-friendly path to feeding 10 billion people “within planetary boundaries.” Its recommendations included limiting meat consumption… Read More »

The science behind a food forest

A kitchen garden in Garran is a place of edible and ornamental interest. Dr Jenean Spencer had a science degree from Sydney University majoring in botany and microbiology but followed the latter for her Masters and PhD in applied epidemiology at the ANU. She was offered a job in the Department of Health and, a… Read More »