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Ultra-processed food kills, says WHO

Ultra-processed food kills, says WHO

In Europe, a massive 2.7m deaths annually are linked to just four major commercial products: ultra-processed food (UPF), alcohol, tobacco, and fossil fuel. That’s according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is linking these…


Do emulsifiers increase the risk of diabetes?

Do emulsifiers increase the risk of diabetes?

This week (10-16 June) marks Diabetes Week 2024. This is a week to, as Diabetes UK puts it, “make some noise, raise awareness and shout about the things that matter to people with diabetes.” With…


Are protein bars and powders damaging to gut health?

Are protein bars and powders damaging to gut health?

The high-protein food trend has become hugely popular with consumers, in recent years, leading to the launch of a whole host of high-protein products. From high-protein yoghurts to high-protein shakes, food and beverage manufacturers have…