Wed, Dec

sugar and health

  • In view of the huge sums of money spent when we fall sick, it is always better to ensure that we take steps to remain healthy at all times. Staying healthy can be done in a simple manner without resorting to high expenditure at any point in time.

  • However, in my view, the story must be told. According to the Dialysis Service Foundation (DSF), on average 12,000 kidney failure cases are detected among Ghanaian patients annually.

    In Alan Watts’s words, “we seldom realize, for example, that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.”

  • What is worst in Ghana’s case is that it is becoming a dumping ground for some of these abnormally high sugar content drinks.

    Written By Michael Brenfi - Health professionals, especially doctors, have long suspected that artificial sugar is not simply a source of excess calories, but a fundamental cause of obesity and Type 2 diabetes, prompting public health experts to advocate little or no consumption of sugar.

  • The results should give encouragement to people who fear that gene mutations alone determine their destiny, ...

    A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying diseases, a large study has found.

  • The United Nations estimates that nearly 1 billion people worldwide are malnourished, while nearly 2 billion are "overnourished."

    One in five deaths globally is linked to poor diet, experts said in a study released Thursday, warning that overconsumption of sugar, salt and meat was killing millions of people every year.

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