Calorie-counting menus could soon be coming to a restaurant near you. So will they change your mind about what to order or would you rather live in food-fuelled ignorance?
Posts tagged with "health"
Do you trust claims like, ‘this green tea is good for blood pressure’ when you’re shopping? Or how about, ‘contains calcium for stronger bones?’ If you do, maybe you should think twice before buying from now on.
With more ways than ever to take responsibility for our own health, is this a lifestyle change we should all be making – or a fad best forgotten? Will you be embracing the home health test trend?
Claims of targeting ‘limp, lifeless hair’, or gaining ‘up to 60% longer looking lashes’ aren’t unusual in beauty ads. But is the cosmetics industry playing fair or are we falling for clever marketing?
Beauty-seekers beware – a new regulatory scheme for the cosmetic treatment industry is leaving it up to clinics to decide whether they register or not.
Apparently a quarter of parents lie (or at least keep quiet) about whether their children have head lice. But there’s no need to be in denial or embarrassed – just be open and sort the pesky things out!
The latest move in this National Health Service (NHS) game of ‘stand up, sit down, keep moving’ is the scrapping of NHS Direct and the piloting of 111 – the new number for non-emergency calls. But will it be as good?
Genetic testing has great potential to improve the early detection of truly horrible diseases. But the recent principles set to protect consumers from useless tests aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on.
Nutella, Italy’s delicious hazelnut (and chocolate) spread, has long been the topping of choice for kids around the world. High in calcium, crammed with nuts, what’s not to like?
Nice has made a pretty dramatic statement with its latest guidelines, calling for a total ban on trans fats. Ok, they’re a particularly nasty fat type, but surely we can make up our own minds when it comes to what we eat?