My opinion piece in today’s JEP looks at the health problems (immediate and in the future) of being obese when pregnant and at how much the States should intervene (or not) and why. I have to say, it’s easier to write 7,500 words on the subject than to keep it to 750:
The the World Health Organization (WHO) said today that the number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled to 422 million since 1980. The worst areas affected are (worst first):
Good for Tim Noakes! I hope he wipes the floor with the HPCSA. Not sure what this is about? Read on…
This study looked at the effect of nutrients (or lack thereof) on inflammation, insulin resistance and obesity in pre-pubescent and pubescent children. Here’s a summary of the findings.