David Gillespie July 12, 2012 12 Comments
It’s Diabetes Awareness Week. But the Australian Diabetes Council continues to advocate a solution that the science shows will make the disease worse rather than better.
David Gillespie November 23, 2011 3 Comments
The Australian Heart Foundation has found a new and even more devious way to entangle itself with the interests of the processed-food industry.
David Gillespie July 18, 2011 11 Comments
The glycemic index is not just bad science, it has a dangerous loophole big enough to drive an ice-cream truck through.
David Gillespie February 2, 2011 12 Comments
The line-up of Heart Foundation tick-approved products will now include some of the highest sugar breakfast cereals on sale in Australia, writes David Gillespie.
David Gillespie September 7, 2010 4 Comments
CSR’s admission as to the dangers of fructose is far more than any tobacco company ever managed (before they were forced to). We banned cigarette advertising at sporting events almost 20 years ago.
David Gillespie June 8, 2010 1 Comment
The Heart Foundation is getting its undies in a twist about Coles using a tick on its branding. But consumers might be healthier if they let the Coles tick guide their purchases.
David Gillespie April 13, 2010 9 Comments
For the past three decades the NHMRC and Heart Foundation have been spending our hard-earned tax dollars telling us to eat less fat. For at least the past 10 years, that message has been demonstrably wrong.
David Gillespie February 10, 2010 10 Comments
It’s time to wake up, smell the (unsweetened) coffee and act on sugar before we sentence even more Australians to death by pancreatic cancer.
David Gillespie February 2, 2010 8 Comments
Overweight children eat more and exercise less because they are fat, not the other way round, and the Queensland government's Smart Choices initiative will do nothing to change that.
David Gillespie January 28, 2010
Australia boasts three of the top seven most expensive cities in the world to park your car. Lucky for Victorians, their capital is rated a mere 27 on the list.