Thai Buddhist monks’ health suffering from sugary drinks

Thai Buddhist monks’ health suffering from sugary drinks

By South-East Asia correspondent Liam Cochrane and Supattra Vimonsuknopparat Posted May 28, 2018 07:21:15 Photo: Somwong Palakawong is careful to donate healthy items such as vegetables to monks. (ABC News: Liam Cochrane) The daily afternoon fasting of Thai Buddhist monks is making them fat, thanks largely to modern sugary drinks, …

‘Frustrated’ health sector turns to tobacco-like labelling to issue warning over sweetened drinks

‘Frustrated’ health sector turns to tobacco-like labelling to issue warning over sweetened drinks

Posted May 25, 2018 08:50:15 Despite years of warnings about Australia’s obesity rates, public health advocates are frustrated by the lack of action and researchers are having to get creative to draw attention to the problem. Key points: Public health advocates turn to graphic labelling ‘Frustrated’ sector wants Health Star …