Category Archives: Media

Get your vitamin D

Funny little article from Norway saying to get out in the sun and get some Vitamin D while it’s available.

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“Everything we thought we knew… turned on it’s head”

This article in the SMH states that “This was the week when everything we thought we knew about eating and drinking healthily was turned on its head.”

(Saturated fat is good for you not bad.)

Well, a lot of people knew this years ago but the Sydney Morning Herald has just discovered it this morning!

 

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Toddler dies ‘from raw milk’

Raw milk is all over the news headlines this week.

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The cholesterol thought police

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I wrote here about a great Catalyst documentary by the ABC on Saturated fat and Cholesterol. Well, this week, 6 months later, it’s been pulled from the ABC website.

This press release explains why.

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Media frenzy over Catalyst documentary on Cholesterol

Catalyst, a very conservative ABC science program, ran a great episode on Saturated Fat and Cholesterol on 24th October. (Similar material to my post here.) How dare Catalyst criticise our long held views on Saturated Fat. Check out the response!

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‘There’s nothing healthy about a tan.’

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In Australia there’s an add on TV with the punchline “There’s nothing healthy about a tan.”

This add  is complete a lie by the Australian Government, there’s  plenty healthy about a tan.

I’m not sure how the government can run this add in a nation where 1/3 of adults are vitamin D deficient.  Anyway, how much sun is good for us? How much is really unhealthy? Read on… 

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