Know what you eat and drink!

Have you ever wondered why some food products are promoted more than others? Or why certain diets are touted as the “best” for your health? It turns out that there may be more to these messages than meets the eye.

When it comes to food choices, it’s important to think for yourself and not
simply follow popular trends or your favourite social media influencers. Instead,
use your own judgement and conscience to make informed decisions that align
with your personal values and goals. Dig deep and weigh pros and cons of different food
choices, you can make healthier and more sustainable choices for you and your

However, it’s important to be aware of the potential biases that can affect
the information we receive about nutrition and health. For example, the funding
and sponsorship of research by pharmaceutical, food, and biomedical industries
can create conflicts of interest and biased results. This can impact the
accuracy and reliability of health and nutrition advice that individuals

I recommend everyone here to watch the Netflix series “What the
Health” by Kip Andersen. While this film has been met with criticism from
some medical and nutrition experts and organizations, it provides a
thought-provoking examination of the potential negative impact of consuming
animal products on human health and the possible collusion between government,
big business, and health organizations in promoting unhealthy foods.
Ultimately, individuals should approach health and nutrition information with a
critical eye and seek guidance from qualified healthcare professionals when
making decisions about their health.

In the next few posts, we’ll explore some real-life examples of how highly
sophisticated lifestyle journals, nutritionists, and food companies can have
financial relationships that affect the information they share with the public.
We’ll examine how these relationships can impact the accuracy and reliability
of health and nutrition advice, and what steps you can take to ensure that
you’re getting the best information for your health.


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