Aseem Malhotra is a man on mission. As a campaigner and founding member of the organisation Action on Sugar, set up two years ago by a group of doctors and researchers to publicise the harmful effects of junk food and a high-sugar diet, the 38-year-old cardiologist has certainly been making waves.
Dr Aseem Malhotra reveals why you need to let fat be your medicine.
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It’s the slippery argument that’s divided researchers for decades – is butter or margarine better for our health? But just when we thought we had the answer – that saturated fats like those found in butter aren’t bad for us as previously thought – another study comes along to suggest the opposite. Here we try to unpick the debate.
Major US research suggests a fizzy drink a day is enough to raise the risk of heart attacks by one third, while significantly raising the chance of type two diabetes and stroke.
The majority of hospitals have made no plans to factor in Jeremy Hunt’s major changes to the NHS which will see seven day care and huge changes to Junior Doctor conditions.
Made the top ten list of 1 000 Most Influential for 2014 in the London Evening Standard’s Super Smart Set, as well as their list of 1 000 Power List for 2015
Aseem Malhotra, Science Director, Action on Sugar.