the sugar tax

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global prevalence of obesity among adults has doubled since 1980 to affect more than 600 million people worldwide. As a result, obesity has reached epidemic proportions and become a major global health challenge. Could a sugar tax be the answer?


the sitting disease

Today, we sit so much that our lifestyles have evolved in such a way that we spend more time sitting down than we do moving around. We sit at our desks at work or school; in our cars, buses, or taxies; while reading or chatting; in front of a TV or computer screen; and when we are eating breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Considering how much sitting we do all day long, have you ever wondered how your health is impacted?

climate change: an ominous health threat

The consequences of climate change are much more far-reaching, especially when we consider human health. But, what does climate change have to do with our health? Quite a lot, in fact, because the health of the planet determines the conditions for our health.

at the heart of the matter: income

Income, believe it or not, plays a vital role in shaping our health outcomes, including our risk of heart disease. Now, I’m sure you’re all wondering the same thing – how?