Drinking very hot tea or coffee can double your risk of oesophageal cancer. The risk of oesophageal cancer is also greatly elevated in people who suffer from acid reflux disease (GERD). Continue reading
Contrary to popular opinion, irradiated food is safe, and there is no real evidence to suggest that people should avoid irradiated food.
Irradiation does not make food radioactive, and does not damage its nutrition. Continue reading
There is a misleading and sensationalist article, about too much Vitamin D causing kidney failure, doing the rounds. Continue reading
Science and research are complicated. So are our bodies, and how they behave under various influences.
However, people try to fix their health problems by relying on over simplified, and usually downright false, narratives in mainstream media that masquerade as “science”. Continue reading
Alcohol is a metabolic poison, and excessive drinking causes innumerable problems worldwide.
My interest is, of course, from a food safety perspective.
Any level of alcohol above the recommended limits is unsafe. It contributes to a significant percentage of liver disease, pancreatitis, cancers and more. Continue reading