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Quorn Set On Tackling Obesity, Pandemics & Climate Change Together

3 Mins Read Quorn, the legacy vegetarian and vegan meat substitute brand, says that it will be doubling down on health and sustainability focused initiatives after recognising the interconnectedness between public health and climate change. In a recent conference, the company’s sustainable development manager Tess Kelly revealed that a complete nutritional review will be conducted across Quorn’s product […]

New Canada Guidelines First To Approach Obesity As Chronic Disease

3 Mins Read New guidelines published in Canada are challenging the conventional treatment of obesity and urging doctors to approach the health problem as a complex chronic illness, rather than a weight loss issue. These guidelines on obesity management are believed to be the first of its kind in the world.  Published on Tuesday (August 4) by Obesity […]

Forget Salt, Sugar And Oil: Are Ultra-Processed Foods To Blame For Obesity?

4 Mins Read While nutritional science has pointed to overconsumption of fats and carbohydrates as the cause for obesity, new research now finds that “ultra-processed foods” or UPFs – instant, long shelf-life convenient foods that have undergone significant processing – is the bigger culprit. After decades of research finding an association between UTPs and obesity, the latest research […]

Processed Foods vs Cocaine: Which Is More Addictive?

2 Mins Read Last week, Green Queen shared 10 reasons why readers should avoid sugar as much as possible in their diet. One of the reasons mentioned was that sugar follows the same pathways in our brains as heroin does. The shocking article Fatty Foods Addictive Like Cocaine in Growing Body of Scientific Research published on Bloomberg News a […]