Monthly Archives: July 2014


Polyunsaturated fats: the dietary equivalent of low-tar cigarettes?

Recently I read an article on the website of the Pritikin Longevity Center in Florida, entitled What’s Wrong with Olive Oil? This makes the case for the hypothesis that there is no such thing as a “healthy fat” – only bad fats and very bad fats – likening the situation […]


20 Bananas a Day While Pregnant, Raw Vegan Children and Child Abuse 1

I am not a reader of the Daily Mail, but yet again one of its headlines has caught my attention: “Woman who ate 20 bananas a day while pregnant hits back at critics and says her baby boy is ‘thriving’ at three months”. This story relates to Australian mother Loni […]

Bananas and Oranges