An unhealthy diet is not just a result of food insecurity but reflects the social stigma that surrounds it, according to University of Guelph researcher Kelly Hodgins.
Hello and happy Saturday! Here’s our roundup of the week’s interesting and eclectic news in health and medical science.
Subway stands behind its chicken.
The sandwich chain is disputing the findings of a CBC Marketplace investigation into fast food chicken. While most of the samples were found to contain close to 100 per cent chicken DNA, Subway sandwiches contained substantially less than the other chains. Tests showed an average of 53.6 per cent chicken DNA for the oven-roasted chicken and 42.8 per cent for the chicken strips.
When Greg McRae was growing up, meal times at home were a regular thing.
The teenage boy who kicked down a door and fought through smoke and heat to rescue a 9-year-old girl from a deadly fire in Brampton, Ont., says he felt compelled to try to save as many people as possible.