Organic food has ‘no health benefits’

Consumers appear to be willing to pay higher prices for organic foods based on their perceived health and nutritional benefits, however, new research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found no evidence of superior nutritional content for organic foods. During the review, a total of 162 relevant studies were compared for the … Read more

Eggs are good for the heart

Eggs aren’t bad for the heart, experts say. US egg expert Don McNamara insists their bad reputation is no longer warranted and even the Heart Foundation recommends six eggs a week. “Seniors fear eating eggs because they’ve been worried about dietary cholesterol for 40 years,” the Herald Sun quoted nutritional biochemist McNamara as saying. “But, … Read more

Iced coffee is just as fatty as steak

Forget dinner after that cold iced coffee with friends, because one expert says some of these cold coffees have more calories than a steak and chips dinner. Dr. Rachel Thompson found that women who drank this drink were consuming a quarter of their recommended 2000-calorie daily intake. And consuming these calories increases their chances of … Read more

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