‘Take out the sugar and everything changes’: the lab on the food wars frontline | Society | The Guardian

This is an outstanding, must-read article by the Guardian. Check it out!

via ‘Take out the sugar and everything changes’: the lab on the food wars frontline | Society | The Guardian.

According to the article, excessive sugar in the typical UK diet is now the top health hazard. Meanwhile, the food and drinks industry don’t want to impact their profits by reducing the sugar content.

A few days ago we saw that the mighty US Navy are banning fried food, whilst a leading news story in China is about a man who grew large breasts from too much fried food.

With massive global  healthcare problems caused by obesity, why are governments not challenging the food and drinks industry more effectively?

Thoughts?

BBC News – Best hospitals ‘now struggling to see patients’

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NHS Job Shop: “Working for Health” in Kentish Town. Closed. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an alarming but must-read article from the BBC. Check it out!

via BBC News – Best hospitals ‘now struggling to see patients’.

As the UK goes to the election in May the National Health Service (NHS) seems to be suffering a terminal cancer.

This blog has long advocated scrapping the NHS and building a new state-of-the-art public healthcare system. Perhaps, the UK can attract Chinese investment?