Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Five

Today is the 5th installment of our blog series ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’. This week, we are examining margarine, that so-called wonderfully healthy alternative to butter. Margarine was ‘invented’ in the 1970’s when there was a lot of fear about saturated fat, therefore the unsaturated fats in margarine were believed to be much healthier ‘spread’ for…

Woolworths to Offer ‘Supermarket’ Health Checks

Supermarket giant Woolworths recently announced that they want to move into the healthcare market and plan to offer free in-store health check-ups to their customers. Medical and Pharmaceutical Regulatory bodies are not happy about the announcement (read more here: https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/woolworths-health-checks-slammed-by-australian-medical-association-and-pharmacy-guild/story-fnkgdftz-1226974808618) and, quite frankly, I totally agree – can a supermarket really offer quality healthcare advice?…