Tag Archives: Food

Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Junk food comprised 86% of ad spending on black-targeted programming and 82% of spending on Spanish-language television in 2017, according to the study released Tuesday. “These companies are not just targeting black and Hispanic kids with their advertising, but they’re targeting them with the worst products,” said lead author Jennifer Harris of University of Connecticut’s… Read More »

How to live longer: Four essential spices to add to your food for optimum health

Spices are typically added to food to provide flavouring, but have also been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times, thanks to certain properties and antioxidants they contain. According to dietician Juliette Kellow and Dr Sarah Brewer, in their book ‘Eat Better Live Longer: Understand What Your Body Needs to Stay Healthy’, scientific studies are… Read More »

Heart attack warning – can eating too much food trigger a deadly heart attack?

Heart attacks are a medical emergency that require immediate treatment, said the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by the heart’s blood supply becoming blocked. It’s very important to be aware of the symptoms of a heart attack, so you know when to call for an ambulance. You… Read More »