Devil In The Milk. Illness, health and politics
A1 and A2 Milk
by Keith Woodford
Recent news stories added to the site include several on the theme of obesity, ranging from what happens in the brains of teens at risk of obesity, to early weight gain and its links to childhood obesity. You’ll also find the grim news of US child obesity, and a thought-provoking piece from the Conversation, ‘Junk food’ and the consumer blame game.
We’ve also added several stories looking at the importance of a the gut-brain axis. Recent areas of research here cover the gut microbiome’s links to Parkinson’s disease, good memory, anxiety, and general mental health.
On the theme of Omega-3, you can read new evidence of its positive effects on attention, hyperactivity, and cognitive function, and how a deficiency of both omega-3 and omega-6 has been linked to linked to schizophrenic symptoms.