Tag: diabetes

Indonesians quitting ‘rice addiction’ over diabetes fears

by Haeril HALIM Indonesian Mirnawati once ate rice with every meal, but its link to diabetes convinced her to join a growing movement to quit...

Industry experts weigh in on effectiveness of ban on high-sugar beverage ads in Singapore

Singapore—The country added another first on its records earlier this month, upon banning advertisements that feature and promote beverages that are high in sugar,...

Big food companies vs. the Ministry of Health–Is banning sugary drinks a step in...

Food Industry Asia (FIA), an industry group made of food companies such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Nestle, is questioning the Ministry of Health’s (MOH)...

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong: War on diabetes winnable, country in the right direction

At the recently held Ministerial Conference on Diabetes, which Singapore hosted, Gan Kim Yong, the country’s Health Minister said that the nation’s efforts to...

The Fight Against Sugar

Obbana Rajah When the Budget 2018 was released, many picked up that there was nary a mention about a tax on sugar, despite the issue...
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