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England to Slash Meat Intake by 30% Under New Food Strategy

4 Mins Read People in England should cut their meat consumption by 30%, the new food strategy says. The advice is part of the second instalment of the government-commissioned National Food Strategy. Led by Henry Dimbleby, the founder of British restaurant chain Leon, the strategy details the sustainability and health benefits of reducing meat intake.  England’s latest National […]

Vegetarians Score Better Health Biomarkers Than Meat-Eaters, New Study Finds

3 Mins Read Researchers have found that people who are vegetarian have a healthier biomarker profile compared to meat-eating folk. The British study’s findings, presented at the recent virtual European Congress on Obesity (ECO), is consistent despite age and weight factors and crucially, is unaffected by smoking and alcohol consumption.  University of Glasgow researchers have found a consistent […]

Prop 65: Add Processed Meat To Cancer List, Say NGOs & Plant-Based Meat Firms

4 Mins Read NGOs and plant-based companies are now pushing for processed meat, a classified carcinogen under World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, to be included in California’s Proposition 65 list of substances known to cause cancer or reproductive harm. After a five-year petition, the Superior Court of California has ordered the state to provide an answer and is […]

Gut Microbiome Nutrition Pioneer DayTwo Raises US$37M For Metabolic Diseases Solution

4 Mins Read Israeli precision nutrition startup DayTwo has raised US$37 million to continue developing its gut microbiome sequencing AI technology that makes dietary recommendations for people with diabetes and other metabolic illnesses. DayTwo says the funds will also contribute to its ongoing research on the link between individual gut bacteria and other diseases to create new precision […]

Forever Chemicals: Experts & Women’s Health Groups Call For Global Phase-Out Of PFAS

4 Mins Read Health professionals and experts have urged for a global phase-out of PFAS, as more evidence over the harmful effects of these “forever chemicals” comes to light. The call, made by a global coalition of women’s health organisations under the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), says that existing policies are “failing to control widespread […]