Cheap as Chips? Looking at Dame Sally Davies’ obesity report

Why Dame Sally Davies’ suggestions won’t satiate our public health crisis Amongst the political drama of Brexit, a barely functioning government, resurgence in climate change activism and a dozen other issues that I can’t list, a new government report about how to curtail childhood obesity will likely not have made your radar. In these turbulent […]

Science Behind the Photo #24

Want to lose weight?  Eat a red pepper. Scientists have discovered that capsaicin – the ingredient that gives red peppers their pungent flavour – breaks down fat. It was already known that feeding rats capsaicin slowed their weight gain, but until now, no one knew why.  A team from Korea has found that adding capsaicin […]