Sugar Industry's Dirty Tricks

The unfolding story of the coverup by the suagr industry of the link to various health problems.

Going Mediterranean to prevent heart disease

A Mediterranean-style diet has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease. In terms of healthy habits, it’s one of the best choices you can make, and adopting it into an everyday, real-life be

Infertility and regret: If only…

When reflecting on choices made when dealing with infertility, it’s easy for people to find themselves in a cyclical pattern of regret. Finding the strength to let go of such feelings can help peop

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Sugar Research Australia invests in and manages a portfolio of research, development and adoption projects that drive productivity, profitability and sustainability for the Australian sugarcane indust

The myth of Pandora’s box - Iseult Gillespie

Find out how students can share their ideas as TED Talks here: http://bit.ly/2zpAQUcView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-pandora-s-box-iseult-gillespiePandora was the first mortal

A day in the life of a Mongolian queen - Anne F. Broadbridge

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Is there a place for coconut oil in a healthy diet?

With contradictory information circulating about the alleged benefits or hazards of coconut oil, it’s helpful to know more about what it is, why its use has been encouraged, and the arguments again

Bleeding after menopause: Get it checked out

Bleeding after menopause is likely caused by a noncancerous condition, but it should always be checked to rule out endometrial cancer, the most common gynecological cancer. It’s very curable if fou

Does weather affect arthritis pain?

The question of whether there is a link between weather and aches and pains has been studied extensively, and so far researchers have been unable to establish a connection. So why do plenty of people

Thirsty and Tired? You May Need More Than Water.

{pixabay|100|campaign} Dehydration can be a prime culprit making you feel tired and sluggish. If we admit that we aren’t drinking enough water, it’s not surprising we all feel the need for a nap.

Skip the Gym and Strengthen Your Whole Body

Chances are good that you can relate to how Jillian Michaels started 2019 after a roller coaster year of ups and downs. She found herself hoping for better times after the destruction of her house in

Weekly Tips - Big Sugar's Dirty Tricks Come Home to Roost

This week some interesting news on the sugar front. It seems the sugar industry has been busted manipulating research on sugar going back as far as the sixties!

The truth about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) - Helen M. Farrell

Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletterView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-truth-about-electroconvulsive-therapy-ect-helen-m-farrellIn 1982,

YOU only YOU are in charge of your health

{pixabay|100|campaign} USA Today ran an interesting series of articles on our ridiculous health care system or should I say our “disease care” system. While more and more Americans concerned with

Younger kindergarteners more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD

A study found that kindergarteners born in August are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, and treated for it, than children born in September—but only if the school has a September 1 cutoff for

Can watching sports be bad for your health?

It probably doesn’t seem like watching a sporting event would be a health hazard, and for most people that’s true. However, just watching a game at home on TV can cause a person’s heart rate an

Can you solve the multiplying rabbits riddle? - Alex Gendler

Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletterView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-multiplying-rabbits-riddle-alex-gendlerAfter years

Fatty liver disease: What it is and what to do about it

Fatty liver disease not due to alcohol use affects between 20% and 40% of the US population. While most of those have a simpler form that does not cause sickness, the disease is still a significant r

Surgery for appendicitis? Antibiotics alone may be enough

While appendectomy is a very common surgery, there is evidence that treating appendicitis with antibiotics instead of surgery is an effective alternative. The post Surgery for appendicitis? Antibioti

Can you survive nuclear fallout? - Brooke Buddemeier and Jessica S. Wieder

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Heart disease and breast cancer: Can women cut risk for both?

While they share many risk factors, far more women are living with heart disease than with breast cancer. Exercise and a healthy diet can cut a woman's risk for both. The post Heart disease and breas

How Thor got his hammer - Scott A. Mellor

Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletterView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-thor-got-his-hammer-scott-a-mellorLoki the mischief-maker, writhe

The history of the world according to cats - Eva-Maria Geigl

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Can you solve the troll’s paradox riddle? - Dan Finkel

Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/Solution to bonus riddle: https://brilliant.org/TedEdTrollParadox/You and your brother have discovered another realm and set off exploring

Can animals be deceptive? - Eldridge Adams

Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletterView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-animals-be-deceptive-eldridge-adamsA male firefly emits a series

From slave to rebel gladiator: The life of Spartacus - Fiona Radford

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Healthy Food America strongly opposes delay of the updated Nutrition Facts label

The FDA recently proposed delaying the updated Nutrition Facts label from July 2018 to January 2020 for large companies the deadline to use the new labels from July 2018 to January 2020 for large com

AMA Adopts Policies to Reduce Consumption of Sugary Drinks

If America’s largest and most powerful physician association has its way, unhealthy sugary drinks will cost more and will no longer be served or sold in the nation’s hospitals or medical faciliti

Seattle Becomes the Eighth U.S. Locale to Pass a Sugary Drink Tax

The Seattle City Council approved a 1.75 cent-per-ounce sugary drink tax on Monday June 5th, becoming the eighth locale in the U.S. to adopt such a measure. The tax, which was proposed by Mayor Ed Mu

Early Evidence Says That Sugary Drink Taxes Are Working

Healthy Food America today released Are Sugary Drink Taxes Working? Early Evidence Says Yes, a research brief analyzing studies of sugary drink taxes designed to reduce consumption. Read the brief h

Webinar: Implementing Sugary Drink Taxes: Outreach, Collection, and Fighting Industry Litigation

If your municipality is implementing a sugary drink tax or considering a tax policy, this webinar offers advice about what to prepare for after that win. Panelists from Berkeley and Philadelphia’s t

Opportunities Ahead And Lessons Learned from Santa Fe

Disappointed but undaunted. It would be easy to languish in the loss of a hard-fought effort to pass a sugary drink tax in Santa Fe. But this loss will become a distant memory as more and more cities

Santa Fe Sugary Drink Tax Loss Ends a Streak of Seven Soda Tax Wins

Santa Fe voters have rejected a 2 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks that would have raised nearly $8 million for expanded pre-K. The tax was proposed and spearheaded by Santa Fe’s Mayor Javier Go

Illinois sugary drink tax would save millions of lives and dollars, Harvard model projects

A tax on sugary drinks in Illinois would reduce consumption of health-harming beverages enough to reduce incidence of diabetes, prevent about 116,000 of cases of obesity and avert millions in health

New profiles share key lessons from Bay Area soda tax campaigns

In November, three more Bay Area cities joined Berkeley in adopting sugary drink taxes of one cent per ounce. How did they do it? Three new profiles tell a little of the story in facts, figures and

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