Top Menu

Archive | Health

should-you-immunise-your-kids

Should you get your child immunised?

In the book, Health Cheque, Geoff and I found that in terms of health, prevention is more effective than cure by a factor of four to one. So the Morgan Foundation retains an interest in the issue of prevention, which led to further work on food & nutrition (Appetite for Destruction). Our new researcher Dr Jess […]

Continue Reading

How taxing soft drink can help stop obesity related illness – Whiteboard Friday

In February our Health Minister Jonathan Coleman claimed that soft drink taxes wouldn’t work, a claim that was repeated by former Revenue Minister Peter Dunne in the recent Sunday expose on the impact of sugar on our teeth and waistlines. Sorry, Ministers, but you are just plain wrong. We’ve seen the impact of taxation on cigarette smoking, and […]

Continue Reading
realfood

Time to talk about real food, not nutrients

The debate over whether cholesterol and saturated fat or sugar and refined carbohydrates are the greatest dietary evil has once again raised its ugly head. These arguments between nutritionists leave people confused in their quest for a longer, healthier life. And in many ways, the confusion is completely unnecessary. There is actually a lot nutritionists […]

Continue Reading