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Excerpts from: Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause, cancer and CVC mortality (2014)

I’ve discussed Oyebode O, Gordon-Dseagu V, Walker A, et al. J Epidemiol Community Health 2014;68:856–862 at previous posts. The previous discussions about vegetables can be accessed here. After I began to read the research evidence, for a long time I had the intention of reaching the goal of 7-plus portions of vegetables and fruits (with a […]


CBC list of top health news stories of 2014

A Dec. 28, 2014 CBC article is entitled: “What weight loss, drinking water and pot had in common in 2014.” Below are some highlights from the above-mentioned article, along with updates regarding a range of topics from several sources. The evidence is not necessarily congruent with commonly held understandings. Scientific evidence stands in contrast to […]


The Organized Mind (2014)

I was very pleased to read an Aug. 24, 2014 Globe and Mail article entitled: “Your brain has limited capacity: Here’s how to maximize it.” The article is based on a book, The Organized Mind (2014) by Daniel Levitin. I’ve posted a couple of recent items about the book: The processing capacity of the conscious […]


David Godley reports on May 1, 2014 Volunteer Meeting in Long Branch organized by the Olivia Chow Campaign

David Godley has written the following report concerning a recent meeting he attended, organized by the Olivia Chow campaign for the Toronto mayoralty campaign: Olivia Chow’s Volunteer Meeting May 1st Legion Hall, New Toronto I attended the fourth of a series of 4 meetings around the City. I estimate 150 people attended. Olivia Chow is […]


Fruit and vegetable intake: five a day may not be enough, scientists say (April 2, 2014 Guardian article)

An April 2, 2014 Guardian article is entitled: “How many portions of fruit and vegetables are we eating?” The Guardian article is based upon research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Several articles, based on research at University College London, have appeared online. The research report – I heard about it when […]