Tag Archives: Food

Beyoncé’s 22-day, 100 per cent plant-based diet ’embraces food myths’ and promotes crash dieting, experts say

It’s not as restrictive as the maple syrup fast that famously helped her shed nine kilograms in two weeks for her role in 2006’s Dreamgirls. However, Beyoncé’s new 22-day, 100-per-cent plant-based diet is promoting the same extreme messaging, observers say. Last week, the pop diva posted a YouTube video, “22 Days Nutrition,” promoting a diet… Read More »

Pollen count: High counts forecast today – eat this food to keep hay fever symptoms at bay

The pollen count is forecast to be high across almost all parts of the UK today. The only places whee the pollen count won’t be high are Central Scotland, Tayside, Fife, Grampian and Orkney. High pollen counts can wreak havoc for hay fever sufferers. So what can you do to keep symptoms at bay? According… Read More »

4 new Veritalk episodes take on food: culture, veganism, gut health, obesity

Ph.D. students explore the culture and science of food in the Veritalk podcast By GSAS Communications DateJune 4, 2019 Food binds us together. A shared meal can help broker peace between families, or peace between nations. But food also can be divisive. Deciding what to eat is about more than nutrition or what tastes good.… Read More »