Are plant-based diets the latest fad? Not according to Steven Walton, general manager of research firm HealthFocus International, speaking at the International Food Technology conference in Last Vegas on June 28, 2017.
“I believe that plant-based eating is a game-changing trend,” Mr Walton said, claiming the dietary trend to be more of a “revolution than an evolution”.
Famous science fiction author Arthur C Clarke describes the world’s first iPad (or newspad, as he called it) way back in 1968:
Great Ted Institute video explaining the body’s amazing food digestion process.https://youtu.be/Og5xAdC8EUI
Plants now have the potential to manufacture vaccines. As reported by the Genetic Literacy Project, Prof George Lomonosoff at the John Innes Centre has found a way to hijack tobacco and turn its leaves into factories to produce polio-vaccines and this technology has the potential to be used to make vaccines for other viruses too. But is this a good thing?
In 2016, researchers studying the mortality risks from poor diet concluded the death rates exceeded those of alcohol, drugs, unprotected sex, and tobacco combined.
Loneliness, lack of sleep, a sedentary lifestyle and, especially, a poor diet are as significant a health risk as smoking.
Via Science Alert
And it’s not cereal, bacon,toast or muffins. In fact, it is the breakfast from chart 2 of Mrs Snook’s gut cleanse diet. From the Harvard Health blog.
Ancient grains and superfoods; paleo or vegan? What’s the deal with wheat, and is rice more than ’empty calories’?
A leading advocate of the Mediterranean diet will discuss challenges for the diet’s uptake amongst millennials at the University of Queensland-hosted Global Leadership Seminar.
President of the International Foundation of the Mediterranean Diet Professor Lluis Serra-Majem will speak at the event in Brisbane in November.
“Young people in the Mediterranean region have been eating more processed, Western-style foods and meat than older generations,” said Professor Serra-Majem, also of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.