Countries worldwide will not meet their targets to slash planet-warming emissions unless they cut unnecessary consumption and shift urgently to circular economies that reuse resources, environment ministers and top executives said this week.
Scrambled, poached or boiled, eggs are a popular breakfast food the world over. Yet the health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they're cracked up to be as new research from the University of South Australia (UniSA) shows that excess egg consumption can increase your risk of diabetes.
Microscopic pieces of plastic have been discovered in the most remote locations, from the depths of the ocean to Arctic ice — and in our bodies as we breathe in and eat microplastic, and drink plastic-infused water every day.
Increasing nut consumption by just half a serving (14 g or ½ oz) a day is linked to less weight gain and a lower risk of obesity, suggests a large, long term observational study, published in the online journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health.