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Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »

The benefits of fasting: from the 5:2 diet to tricking the brain – South China Morning Post

Fasting, the practice of abstaining from food, drink or both for a period of time, is a weight loss fad, but has been around for centuries. Dr Bindya Gandhi, registered with the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Physicians, tried it herself while growing up in a traditional… Read More »