Designed by the food industry for
wealth, not health: the ‘Eatwell Guide’
Meat in the post-truth era: Mass media discourses on health and disease in the
"The debate on meat’s role in health and disease is a rowdy and dissonant one. This study uses the
health section of the online version of The Daily Mail as a case study to carry out a quantitative and
qualitative reflection on the related discourses in mass media during the first fifteen years of the 21
st century. "
"The narratives were often histrionic and displayed
serious contradictions. Since several interests were at play, involving a variety of input from
dieticians, (health) authorities, the food industry, vegan or vegetarian movements, and celebrities,
the overall discourse was highly heterogeneous. "
The Evolving Hypothesis of Obesity – the role of polyunsaturated fats
I have a lot of time for Joy Kidde because she noticed in the nick of time that her diet had made her fat and ill, and she set out to do something about it.
This and the following blog post are from a talk by Michael Eades who has been way ahead of his time for decades. The likes of Tucker Goodrich and Peter at Hyperlipid have also been digging into the excess Omega 6 issue, and the fact that the Angry Chef thinks it is bollocks makes it even more likely to be true. (strange how his blog and twitter account went dark once his book was published, eh?)