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  • LIFESTYLE

    Diabetes and the low-carb debate

    Life, Published on 20/09/2016

    » A few years ago, Dr Richard Kahn, the now-retired chief scientific and medical officer of the American Diabetes Association, was tasked with organising a committee to prescribe a diet plan for people with diabetes. He began by looking at the evidence for different diets, asking which, if any, best controlled diabetes.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Gee, what comes after G?

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 06/05/2018

    » Little Potae came to stay with me over the school holidays. His parents went to the South to work on a construction site. Could he stay at my place while they were down there?

  • NEWS

    Parsing the fat

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 25/09/2018

    » The idea of shedding kilos in this weight-obsessed society has gone beyond paying pricey gym membership fees and hiring a personal trainer to build the perfect body. A number of women who feel they're overweight shift from one diet to the next in hope of possessing a figure that is as close as possible to the standards of the fashion and beauty industries.

  • OPINION

    Many 'unseen' chemicals are destroying us

    News, Nicholas Kristof, Published on 30/11/2015

    » In recent weeks, two major medical organisations have issued independent warnings about toxic chemicals in products all around us. Unregulated substances, they say, are sometimes linked to breast and prostate cancer, genital deformities, obesity, diabetes and infertility.

  • BUSINESS

    Value-based care

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 10/09/2018

    » Asia Pacific is on track to becoming one of the oldest regions in the world in the next few decades with an elderly population approaching 923 million. However, most governments are still underprepared for the social and economic consequences of this rapid demographic shift.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Ancient remedy

    Life, Published on 14/08/2018

    » Turmeric, or khamin chan in Thai, is an old spice that has been used as an ingredient in Thai dishes for ages. Its root is crushed and powdered and has long been regarded as a dietary supplement -- a go-to for stomach and bowel problems.

  • LEARNING

    Fat dog = unhappy dog + short life

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 20/04/2012

    » A weight loss program may make life more comfortable during the hot season & save your dog from an early death from diabetes, heart disease or cancer.

  • BUSINESS

    Warning over trans fat ban blowback

    Business, Lamonphet Apisitniran, Published on 19/07/2018

    » The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is concerned that the Public Health Ministry's new regulation to ban the production, import and distribution of food containing trans fats will increase costs for food operators, mainly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  • BUSINESS

    Milk makers mull harm of trans fat ban

    Business, Pitsinee Jitpleecheep, Published on 20/07/2018

    » Two leading condensed milk makers remain positive that the Public Health Ministry's new rule banning the production, import and distribution of food containing trans fats will only temporarily affect consumer sentiment.

  • BUSINESS

    Analysts see limited impact from trans fat prohibition

    Business, Pathom Sangwongwanich, Published on 18/07/2018

    » The recent regulation prohibiting the production, import and distribution of trans fat-filled food could have a minor effect on profits for SET-listed companies operating bakery and food businesses as they could switch to substitute ingredients, say analysts.

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