A new study in The Lancet has found that a poor diet is more deadly than tobacco. Unhealthy eating now accounts for 11 million deaths worldwide, (compared with 8 million tobacco deaths) mostly as a result of heart disease, followed by cancers and Type 2 diabetes.
The study found that these deaths were associated with diets low in whole grains, fruits, nuts, seeds and omega-3 fatty acids
I had the pleasure of speaking at a health conference organised by three of my clients: the Commonweallth Countries League in partnership with the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK. Hosted by the Trinidad & Tobago High Commission, the aim of the conference was to create awareness on specific health concerns affecting people from Commonwealth countries.
My presentation was on eating well for health and wellbeing and I injected some humour based on the current horse meat scandal. Incidentally, during Read More