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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Here's a bit of information about butter which may not yet have come your way.

Here's a bit of information about butter which may not yet have come your way. - Anchor butter, which used to be a pastured butter, can no longer be relied upon to be a pastured butter. - Previously it was made from the milk of cows that eat grass - New Zealand grass as it happens, because Anchor butter used to come from New Zealand, where there is lots of grass and lots of fine sunny days for the cows to go out into the pastures to feed. When cows feed on grass in pastures, their milk and other dairy products are said to be pastured. (Not to be confused with the word pasteurised.)- So Anchor butter no longer has  the health benefits that it used to have when it was from grass-fed cows. President butter is pastured butter, and I believe Kerrygold is also pastured butter.

You can read here why pastured butter is better for you than butter from cows that are not grass-fed: http://aboutsalt.blogspot.co.uk/2010/08/have-you-ever-given-thought-as-to-which.html

And you can read here why butter is much, much, much, much, much better for you than margarine! - http://wildeaboutobesity.blogspot.co.uk/2010/12/butter-is-good-better-and-best.html

Maybe, like me, you were lured along the wrong path many years ago, but it is never too late to change to the healthier option. - Go on! - Give it a whirl!

Friday, July 12, 2013

I'm disappointed about these government U-turns that disfavour Public Health

I'm disappointed about the two current government U-turns that disfavour Public Health, namely an indefinite delay in the introduction of plain cigarette packaging and the anticipated abandonment of plans for minimum alcohol pricing in England and Wales. Disappointed, but not, of course, surprised. The opportunity to accord a modicum of protection to children's health by making smoking less of a temptation before they become addicted is obviously so much preferable/more likely to be effective than attempts to beat addiction to smoking as an adult. But our government is more concerned about tobacco industry profits than about child health. And similarly is more concerned about the profits of the alcohol trade than about the appalling and increasing harm that heavy drinking is causing, notably in young people and in particular young women, and tragically pregnant mothers who continue drinking too much alcohol during their pregnancies, thus giving birth to babies suffering with terrible health problems from the very start of their damaged, shortened lives.

This government made clear its lack of concern about public health shortly after coming into power, when Andrew Lansley, then Secretary of State for Health, put the profits of the Food Industry above the health of UK citizens, by opposing and reversing the planned ban on synthetic trans fats in processed food products. He mendaciously painted the intended ban as an example of a 'nanny state'.