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
Angela provided consultancy for me on a project I recently conducted for the Department of Health in relation to healthy catering. She gave us valuable insights in relation to dietary matters which added another dimension to the research output and she clearly has an expert knowledge of her field. She was also very easy to work with and delivered what we needed on time. I would have no hesitation in working with her again in the future.