Lisa Schubert

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“Sugar, rum and tobacco,” Scottish moral philosopher and economist Adam Smith once wrote, “are commodities which are nowhere necessaries of life, which have become objects of almost universal consumption, and which are, therefore, extremely popular

A new study suggests women whose waist size increases with age have a greater risk of developing breast cancer.

Nutrition an issue for Aboriginal Australians: A Study Nutrition has not been given enough priority in national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy in recent years. This is the finding from a study published in the latest issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Check out at: http://womenfitness.net/news-flash/nutrition-issue-aboriginal-australians/

Nutrition an issue for Aboriginal Australians: A Study Nutrition has not been given enough priority in national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy in recent years. This is the finding from a study published in the latest issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Check out at: http://womenfitness.net/news-flash/nutrition-issue-aboriginal-australians/

The value of vaccination is not getting the disease in the first place. Better for our health, and our pocketbooks.

And thus is the plight of public health professionals. Just one of the many obstacles I will have to overcome during my career. Prevention is key to population health! I Love Health & Nutrition

Big Gulp | Global Health NOW

Health: Big Soda-Funded Studies Dont Often Link Drinks to Obesity Industry-funded studies don't often link sugary drinks to diseases

People in Valladolid, in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, photographed in 2011.

People in Valladolid, in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, photographed in

A man checks his phone in front of an advert for a burger in Mumbai.

India has high rates of both obesity and malnutrition, yet critics say Kerala’s fast food tax will do little for the health of the poorest citizens

Children queue for subsidised bread at a food distribution centre in Karachi.

Pakistan has some of the worst rates of child malnutrition in the world. Children queue for subsidised bread at a food distribution centre in Karachi.

'I was so hungry I ate water lilies': southern Africa's food crisis in a dozen dishes | John Vidal | Global development | The Guardian

'I was so hungry I ate water lilies': southern Africa's food crisis in a dozen dishes