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NZ Herald: Seeing red over food colours

Peter Griffin posted in on July 26th, 2010.

Rachel Grunwell writes in the New Zealand Herald about experts who are considering whether they should move to ban artificial food colourings from some foods. A recent US report has suggested they could raise the risk for cancer, and also contribute to behavioural issues in some children. FSANZ has said they are looking into the […]

Medical myths for the festive season

Peter Griffin posted in on December 18th, 2008.

A new study published in the Christmas edition of the British Medical Journal looks at a number of holiday myths and evaluates medical research in each area to establish whether the myths are true, false or unproven. Firstly, does sugar makes kids hyperactive? Apparently not, according to the authors Dr Rachel Vreeman and Dr Aaron […]

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