Interesting news reported on the website of the English newspaper the Guardian. It would seem that some restaurants in China have been using opium containing poppy seeds in their food, perhaps giving a whole new meaning to food you just can’t get enough of.
In a word, no. But the WHO has confirmed the link between processed meat consumption and an increased risk of bowel cancer. And it would seem that we are eating more than we should.
…..for diabetics is ok! Apparently. Yes, research published this month in the Annuals of Internal Medicine found that getting people suffering from type 2 diabetes to drink a moderate amount of alcohol in the form of red or white wine actually decreased their risk of heart attacks and strokes.
A story that is receiving a lot of coverage in the UK after being picked up by the press. Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have published a paper cautioning against eating too many rice products due to inorganic arsenic levels.