Tagged: Health

Drawing of a hand holding a phone with an instagram model promoting diet pills. Artwork by Maria Clara Liuzzi

A bad influence?

The promotion of diet pills, laxative teas and weight-loss supplements is now the norm on social media. Siobhan McGeechan explores this phenomenon in relation to social media influencers, specifically how their promotion of these products may be affecting not just the mental health but also the physical health of their followers.

Maths, English, Science…Nutrition?

With the ever growing obesity epidemic, Eleanor Marlow investigates the lack of knowledge surrounding nutrition in the average UK adult, and suggests implementing a nutrition class in high school curriculums to fight the obesity epidemic.