An Elevated Imbalance

The crops that we all need to sustain life Are weakened by upturns in CO2; Engaging in this atmospheric strife Means less nutritious protein can accrue. But will this cause distress for me or you? For those who have the least, the risks are high, Because of greenhouse gases that we spew. And as we … Read more

Table for One

When sat watching a movie, Do you ever find You eat so much less popcorn When friends are left behind? When eating at a bistro Do you think the food tastes great; Yet a solo TV dinner, Never leaves an empty plate. There was a time your certain You ate this chilli with your chum, … Read more

Soon Their Hunger would be Freed

The great tits will work hard to find a mate, Putting their partners needs before their own, And science hoped to quantify this trait, To see if hunger could their love postpone. By giving a unique radio tag Researchers could deny one of them food, As bird feeders were set up with a lag To … Read more

Bolognese and Salsa You Should Ditch

Gout is a type of arthritis in joints; One that’s predominant in the big toe, It can occur when urate disappoints, And lingers even though its time to go.   Once you have gout there are certain food sorts, Which can cause it to flare out of control Then urate crystals will build up like … Read more

Within Those Husks a Poison is Stewed

The rice in the field is a staple food, For near half of the world’s population; But within those husks a poison is stewed, Causing hair loss and life termination.   Growing new crops with low arsenic content, Should soon give us a long-term solution; But what can we do right now to prevent All … Read more

Obesity is Rising

Obesity is rising in LA Could draconian measures save the day? A fast food amnesty was set in place, With South Los Angeles to test the case; A five-year study found it was in vain.   The weight grew like the queue at a buffet, And healthy eating sank like a soufflé; Waistlines expanded at … Read more

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