Tagged: Diet

Folate Friction - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Oct 23, 2009

New research on folic acid has largely dismissed the cancer concerns that led to the Government’s going cold on plans for its mandatory addition to bread. Ah yes, these would be the cancer concerns that every doctor and scientist (as opposed to journalist, baker  and blogger) said were blown out of all proportion and were a [...] … Read More

Heart Hit - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Oct 04, 2009

I read with some horror that a Herald on Sunday investigation has found an energy drink with 3333mg caffeine per litre in it. The Demon Energy Shot, which contains this horrendous amount of caffeine, gets around the Food Standard Authority regulations (which restricts caffeine to a level of 320mg per litre) by calling itself a [...] … Read More