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New food guide rightly eschews serving sizes, says expert

The evolution of Canada’s Food Guide to a plate full of three food categories – plus a glass of water – represents a positive step towards healthy, ‘flexetarian’ eating, says a leading Western expert on diet and nutrition. The new guide, released this week, shows vegetables and fruit occupying half a plate, with protein foods

Expert warns the UK could face its own U.S. style opiod crisis

Why painkillers make your agony even WORSE: It’s the latest troubling aspect of our prescription pill epidemic – patients given ever-larger doses that never seem to work Around 8m people in the UK live with chronic pain with persistent symptoms Growing concern is many people are now being prescribed opioid painkillers  In 2017, GPs prescribed 23.8m

9 tell-tale signs you need more iron in your diet

Expert reveals 9 signs you need more iron in your diet Feeling breathless, a pale tongue and dry skin: Expert reveals the 9 tell-tale signs of iron deficiency that even DOCTORS miss Experts say it is common for people to be unaware that they are iron deficient Common symptoms include tiredness, pale skin and changes

What This Doctor Wants You To Know About Eating Meat

There are many health benefits of eating meat; poultry and red meat contain protein, vitamins and minerals crucial for the body to function. Red meat and poultry provide the majority of most people’s intake of zinc, iron, magnesium and protein with iron actually being easier to absorb from animal based products than plant based. While

Expert consensus finds that higher protein intake benefits adult bone health

A new expert consensus endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has reviewed the benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health, based on analyses of major research studies. The review, published in Osteoporosis International, found that a

Antidepressants are an 'under-treatment': US expert

According to a 2017 OECD report, roughly one in ten Australians use antidepressants. The same report found antidepressant use in Australia doubled between 2000 and 2015. These statistics give Australians the distinction of being the second-highest users of antidepressants in the world, coming in behind only Iceland. Roughly one in ten Australians use antidepressants. It