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Keto, paleo, pegan: why fad diets are wrong about sugar in fruit

Many diets today tell their followers that fruit is too high in carbs, sugar and calories – some even call fruit toxic because of its sugar. But fruit is full of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, which all contribute to good health.

19 Apr 2019 - 1:33AM

Many diets today tell their followers that fruit is too high in carbs, sugar and calories – some even call fruit toxic because of its sugar. But fruit is full of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, which all contribute to good health.

Keto, paleo, pegan: why fad diets are wrong about sugar in fruit
Opinion | Why we must stop fat shaming, weight bias, and discrimination against people with obesity

Obesity is wrongly regarded as a failing rather than a consequence of environment. This stigma creates barriers to health care as overweight people are less likely to return for treatment.

28 Mar 2019 - 9:37PM

Obesity is wrongly regarded as a failing rather than a consequence of environment. This stigma creates barriers to health care as overweight people are less likely to return for treatment.

Why we must stop fat shaming, weight bias,  and discrimination against people with obesity
Seven best ways to survive Christmas if you’re dieting – some myths busted

It’s time to stop obsessing over how many carbs or calories are ‘allowed’ or labelling foods as ‘good’ or ‘bad’, and take a more meaningful approach. Focus instead on how you want to feel after a meal, party or evening out.

20 Dec 2018 - 6:13AM

It’s time to stop obsessing over how many carbs or calories are ‘allowed’ or labelling foods as ‘good’ or ‘bad’, and take a more meaningful approach. Focus instead on how you want to feel after a meal, party or evening out.

Seven best ways to survive Christmas if you’re dieting – some myths busted