The glycemic index is not just bad science, it has a dangerous loophole big enough to drive an ice-cream truck through.
What exactly is the problem with making bloggers and commenters in SA publicly identify themselves? asks one Crikey reader. Plus, Prince William, Fructose and angry dads.
Why would Nestle start spruiking a shake diet to lose weight, which has a known cause of heart disease as one of its main ingredients? Sounds like a conspiracy for getting fat people to have heart attacks.
In the name of getting enough water, Australia's school canteens are selling kids a drink sweetened with 21g of pure fructose. When did we become a nation requiring constant hydration, anyway?
Bariatric surgery promises to blow away years of eating the wrong thing with a simple slice of the scalpel -- and large quantities of liquid food. David Gillespie explains how Nestle is profiting off risky, and often unnecessary, surgery.
Big Sugar in the United States is spending vast streams of cash to defend sugary drinks in the debate around soft drink and obesity -- but at least they're having a debate.