How toxins are making us fat and diabetic

Each year the toxic burden in our air, food and water – and thus our bodies – grows higher than ever before. Companies manufacture 6.5 trillion pounds of 9,000 different chemicals each year. That’s an almost incomprehensible amount. But to put it in...

Everything you thought you knew about food is WRONG

We think we know what to eat: less red meat and more fiber, less saturated fat and more fruit and veg, right? Wrong, according to a controversial new book by obesity researcher and nutritionist Zoe Harcombe. In The Obesity Epidemic: What Caused It? How Can We Stop It?...

Health insurers make big bucks from Big Macs

Like most businesses, health and life insurance companies are out to make a buck, and one way they augment their income is by investing in other industries. But a new study has found that $1.88 billion from this industry is backing the top five publicly traded fast...