Health

Is the food that is good for us also good for the planet?

QUT ecologist Dr. Ayesha Tulloch, dietitian Professor Gallegos and UQ ecologist Dr. Rachel Oh analyzed 150 webpages from six world regions and found 83% of the 2,556 recommendations for food items that might "boost" immunity ...

Health

Can food taxes and subsidies improve health outcomes?

Globally, millions of deaths every year can be attributed to bad diets, and these numbers are rising. These deaths are preventable, and one strategy to encourage consumers to make healthier choices is through fiscal policy, ...

Health

How to eat less salt

Chances are you consume too much sodium, which can cause high blood pressure. Putting away the saltshaker is never a bad idea, but the vast majority of the sodium we consume comes from packaged foods and restaurant meals. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China's Tianjin orders more testing of 14 million residents

The northern Chinese city of Tianjin ordered a second round of COVID-19 testing of all 14 million residents Wednesday following the discovery of 97 cases of the omicron variant during initial screenings that began Sunday.

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