One of my most prized possessions is the grease crock I inherited from my grandmother. Whenever she made bacon — which was basically every morning ever — she would remove the strips of fried cured pork, then unceremoniously dump the rendered fat into the crock, along with all the little burnt meaty bits. The crock lived right next to the stove, and she would scoop from it, never measuring, whenever she needed “a little grease.”
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Omega-3s were supposed to protect us all from heart disease and other health problems, but it's taken some time for the evidence to catch up with the hype around these supplements. Based on a large and important study published earlier this year in JAMA Cardiology, that evidence is here: fish oil or omega-3 supplements won't help people with heart disease.
People with high carb diets are more likely to have poor health than people with high fat diets, according to an international study of over 135,000 people from 18 countries. Diet is a contentious topic, so we've gathered together the opinions of various experts in the field to discuss the findings of this study.
The obesity epidemic is growing at an alarming rate and in Australia, over 63 per cent of adults are overweight. That's 2 in 3 adults. With so many people carrying excess bulk, it's not just a health issue, it's an employment issue as well. In light of recent developments, we answer the question: is it legal to be sacked for being overweight?