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iol.co.za
How super are these food really?.We have the evidence to show that almonds, which have been on the list of supe
How super are these food really?
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
.We have the evidence to show that almonds, which have been on the list of superfoods for as long as the term has been used, can improve heart health and diabetes management. London - I struggle with the term “superfood”. The fact is, for all of our... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Delicious things to eat while pregnantHalfway through my second pregnancy, I’m getting sick just thinking of all the
Delicious things to eat while pregnant
Fort McMurray Today / Posted yesterday
Halfway through my second pregnancy, I’m getting sick just thinking of all the things I am supposed to be eating. Every list of healthy foods involves flavours and textures that are not usually appetizing to a hungry pregnant woman — spinach,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows lack of folic acid enrichment in Europe causes foaetal abnormalitiesA new international study shows that 5,000 foetuses in Europe annually are affe
Study shows lack of folic acid enrichment in Europe causes foaetal abnormalities
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
A new international study shows that 5,000 foetuses in Europe annually are affected by spina bifida and other severe defects on the central nervous system. Seventy per cent of these pregnancies are terminated, while increased mortality and serious... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Top Mistakes Almost Every Contact Lens Wearer Makes Let me tell you a story about my eyes. When I was 15, I begged my parents to
Top Mistakes Almost Every Contact Lens Wearer Makes
Doctors Health Press / Posted 2 days ago
Let me tell you a story about my eyes. When I was 15, I begged my parents to get me contact lenses. I had worn glasses for a few years before deciding on contact lenses. After all, like most... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drugINDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day af
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drug
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 3 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day after the drugmaker said a federal court upheld a patent protecting one of its top-selling drugs, the cancer treatment Alimta. The Indianapolis company said Tuesday after... Read more
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iol.co.za
How pear juice could stop a hangoverLondon - Are you planning a big night out? Try making pear juice your first dri
How pear juice could stop a hangover
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
London - Are you planning a big night out? Try making pear juice your first drink and it could spare you a thumping head in the morning. And that’s not all pears are good for. Low in fat and calories, but packed with essential vitamins, minerals and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maternal and Child Survival Initiative Saves Millions of LivesThe United States Agency for International Development today released a new rep
Maternal and Child Survival Initiative Saves Millions of Lives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The United States Agency for International Development today released a new report showing that its maternal and child survival efforts have resulted in nearly two-and-a-half million more children surviving and 200,000 maternal deaths averted since... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Beyond pickles or salads: Cooking with cucumbersCucumbers aren't just for salads anymore. Or even pickles. This versatile veggi
Beyond pickles or salads: Cooking with cucumbers
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Cucumbers aren't just for salads anymore. Or even pickles. This versatile veggie can be baked, stir-fried, sauted, braised, steamed, microwaved Serve them as a vegetable; stuff and serve as a main course; or add to soups, stews or casseroles. Raw or... Read more
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Daily Mail
How pears can beat a hangover: They're low in fat and calories - and high in health benefits like oestrogen,
How pears can beat a hangover
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
: They're low in fat and calories - and high in health benefits like oestrogen, vitamin K and folate Studies have shown drinking pear juice before a night out eases hangovers The fruit contains calcium and folic acid,... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
10 Things To Know Before Trying To Get PregnantFor many women, getting pregnant can be a frustrating and anxiety-filled experi
10 Things To Know Before Trying To Get Pregnant
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 4 days ago
For many women, getting pregnant can be a frustrating and anxiety-filled experience. That’s just how I felt, which is why I wrote “The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant” offering tips for TTC women to feel more in control of their... Read more
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News 4 Reno
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drugINDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day af
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drug
News 4 Reno / Posted 4 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day after the drugmaker said a federal court upheld a patent protecting one of its top-selling drugs, the cancer treatment Alimta. The Indianapolis company said Tuesday after... Read more
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News 3 Las Vegas
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drugINDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day af
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drug
News 3 Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day after the drugmaker said a federal court upheld a patent protecting one of its top-selling drugs, the cancer treatment Alimta. The Indianapolis company said Tuesday after... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drugINDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day af
Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drug
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday in premarket trading a day after the drugmaker said a federal court upheld a patent protecting one of its top-selling drugs, the cancer treatment Alimta. The Indianapolis company said Tuesday after... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Tips For a Healthy PregnancyTake at least 400 micrograms of folic acid. Avoid alcohol and tobacco. Talk t
Tips For a Healthy Pregnancy
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Take at least 400 micrograms of folic acid. Avoid alcohol and tobacco. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking any over the counter, prescription medication or herbal supplements. Avoid exposure to toxic substances such as lead, radiation... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Generous couple ask wedding guests to donate to children's charity that helped save son's lifeThe generous parents of a premature baby persuaded their wedding guests to rais
Generous couple ask wedding guests to donate to children's charity that helped save son's life
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
The generous parents of a premature baby persuaded their wedding guests to raise thousands of pounds for the charity which helped him. Paul and Jade Livsey asked their guests to give money to help save children’s lives in place of the more... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 9 risk factors of the dementia revealedAre YOU at risk of developing dementia? Revealed, the 9 factors that increase y
The 9 risk factors of the dementia revealed
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Are YOU at risk of developing dementia? Revealed, the 9 factors that increase your risk of Alzheimer's... and how you can reduce your risk Two thirds of cases of Alzheimer's can be attributed to these 9 risk factors They include obesity, diabetes,... Read more
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Herald Sun
How I beat my 10-year battle with anxietyFolinic acid has helped quell Elisa Black’s relentless anxiety. Picture: Bianca
How I beat my 10-year battle with anxiety
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Folinic acid has helped quell Elisa Black’s relentless anxiety. Picture: Bianca de Marchi MY anxiety is a wild beast. It has destroyed relationships, clawed at my insides until I was sick, left me cowering under blankets, plagued me with panic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Coffee and alcohol linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer’sCoffee, alcoholic drinks, statins and anti-inflammatory drugs have all been lin
Coffee and alcohol linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer’s
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
Coffee, alcoholic drinks, statins and anti-inflammatory drugs have all been linked to a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's. Statins, anti-inflammatory drugs, alcoholic drinks and coffee have all been linked to a reduced risk of developing... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitaminJournalist, mother, wife and lifelong anxiety sufferer Elisa Black. Picture: BI
How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Journalist, mother, wife and lifelong anxiety sufferer Elisa Black. Picture: BIANCA DE MARCHI As a toddler I saw a neighbour fall into a puddle and was — for years — plagued by thoughts of the “drowning hole”. I would dream of it, obsess about it,... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Evan Rodriguez and wife Olivia fight for their unborn childTAMPA - Olivia Rodriguez, wife of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Evan Rodriguez, is
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Evan Rodriguez and wife Olivia fight for their unborn child
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 10 days ago
TAMPA - Olivia Rodriguez, wife of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Evan Rodriguez, is due to have the couple’s first child together in December. They’ve already given her the name Layla Sky. “It’s because I always zone out and look at the sky and wonder... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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The Courier
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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The Young Witness
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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Western Advocate
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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The North West Star
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GSTMore than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanit
Tampon tax: Queensland leads fight against 'sexist' GST
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products in a petition tabled by Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters. More than 100,000 people have backed moves to remove the GST from women's sanitary products... Read more
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Daily News
Food for thoughtDepartment of Zoology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura- On behalf of the Gene
Food for thought
Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Department of Zoology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura- On behalf of the General Research Committee (GRC), Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) The extent to which your choice of food is affected by the nutritional value of... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Former Buc, wife fight for unborn child, help othersTAMPA - Olivia Rodriguez, wife of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Evan Rodriguez, is
Former Buc, wife fight for unborn child, help others
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
TAMPA - Olivia Rodriguez, wife of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Evan Rodriguez, is due to have the couple’s first child together in December. They’ve already given her the name Layla Sky. “It’s because I always zone out and look at the sky and wonder... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Green Vegetables Offer Good Protection to Our HealthMost green vegetables comprise a variety of nutrients and offer good protection
Green Vegetables Offer Good Protection to Our Health
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Most green vegetables comprise a variety of nutrients and offer good protection to our health. Leafy green vegetables are ideal for weight management as they are typically low in calories. They are useful in reducing the risk of cancer and heart... Read more
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FOX News
Which medications are safe during pregnancy?If you’re pregnant or planning to be, you could easily be confused about which
Which medications are safe during pregnancy?
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
If you’re pregnant or planning to be, you could easily be confused about which medications are safe to take during this time. If you don’t think you can make it without your meds, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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Marshall Independent
From the cabbage patchDuring my research, I learned that Cole was a word used for cabbage up until th
From the cabbage patch
Marshall Independent / Posted 11 days ago
During my research, I learned that Cole was a word used for cabbage up until the 1400s when the word cabbage first began to be used in the English language. This explains how a bowl of shredded cabbage with a simple dressing came to be referred to as... Read more
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Business Wire
A New Study Published in the British Journal of Nutrition Highlights the Health Benefits of Eating PistachiosFRESNO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eating pistachio nuts does not contribute to w
A New Study Published in the British Journal of Nutrition Highlights the Health Benefits of Eating Pistachios
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
FRESNO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eating pistachio nuts does not contribute to weight gain or an increased body mass index – a measure of body fat based on height and weight - when included in a balanced diet, according to a scientific review of... Read more
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iol.co.za
How to boost your iron intake.A breakfast of two poached eggs on a slice of wholemeal toast supplies 3.2mg o
How to boost your iron intake
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
.A breakfast of two poached eggs on a slice of wholemeal toast supplies 3.2mg of iron. London - Most people don’t get enough iron from their diets. The nutrient is vital for health, helping our bodies make red blood cells, which carry oxygen around... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Consuming Tomatoes Prevents Breast Cancer, Osteoprosis - NutritionistMrs Jummai Abdul, a Nutritionist with Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, has said th
Consuming Tomatoes Prevents Breast Cancer, Osteoprosis - Nutritionist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Mrs Jummai Abdul, a Nutritionist with Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, has said that consumption of tomatoes helps prevent breast cancer and osteoporosis in women. Abdul told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja that fresh tomato seed is... Read more
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The New Age
Top 10 foods that prevent breast cancerThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that by 2020 the number of br
Top 10 foods that prevent breast cancer
The New Age / Posted 17 days ago
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that by 2020 the number of breast cancer cases will jump to an alarming figure and one in every eight women would run the risk of developing the disease in her lifetime. The Indian Council of Medical... Read more
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New Kerala
Priyanka Chopra emphasizes on stepping up the fight against adolescent anaemia UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra on Wednesday emphasised the import
Priyanka Chopra emphasizes on stepping up the fight against adolescent anaemia
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra on Wednesday emphasised the importance of stepping up the fight against adolescent anaemia, regarded as a major health problem... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
On alternative medicine, “labels,” and evidenceAlright, alright already! I get the message. Over the course of the day yester
On alternative medicine, “labels,” and evidence
ScienceBlogs / Posted 18 days ago
Alright, alright already! I get the message. Over the course of the day yesterday I was bombarded by e-mails with a link to a New York Times article that shows a rather shocking lack of understanding of the science—more specifically, the lack of... Read more
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Perth Now
How to hangover-proof your bodyWake up feeling refreshed the morning after the night before. As old Aunt Bett
How to hangover-proof your body
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
Wake up feeling refreshed the morning after the night before. As old Aunt Betty/Mabel/Mavis would say, the only sure-fire way to prevent a hangover is to drink in moderation or not at all – and she’d be right. But if you have a tendency to overdo... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The Doctors Are In: Getting prenatal care early is best tip for mom -- and babyBefore 1900, there was no organized system for prenatal care. Then, around 191
The Doctors Are In: Getting prenatal care early is best tip for mom -- and baby
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
Before 1900, there was no organized system for prenatal care. Then, around 1910, nurses and social activists began to promote the value of prenatal care. Their efforts have done more than any other factor in modern times to improve women’s health... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
On alternative medicine, “labels,” and evidenceAlright, alright already! I get the message. Over the course of the day yester
On alternative medicine, “labels,” and evidence
ScienceBlogs / Posted 19 days ago
Alright, alright already! I get the message. Over the course of the day yesterday I was bombarded by e-mails with a link to a New York Times article that shows a rather shocking lack of understanding of the science—more specifically, the lack of... Read more
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Farming Life
Celery is too good to be considered just a mere vegetable fit for soup A Generic Photo of celery. See PA Feature GARDENING Gardening Column. Picture
Celery is too good to be considered just a mere vegetable fit for soup
Farming Life / Posted 20 days ago
A Generic Photo of celery. See PA Feature GARDENING Gardening Column. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany... Read more
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Sky News Australia
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'It is an 'ironic and sad situation' that hospital patients are fed unhealthy fo
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
It is an 'ironic and sad situation' that hospital patients are fed unhealthy foods such as burgers, chips and sugary drinks, which may have contributed to their admission in the first place. The British report by a group of nutrition experts has... Read more
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Herald Sun
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'IT is an "ironic and sad situation" that hospital patients are fed unhealthy fo
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'
Herald Sun / Posted 20 days ago
IT is an "ironic and sad situation" that hospital patients are fed unhealthy foods such as burgers, chips and sugary drinks, which may have contributed to their admission in the first place. THE British report by a group of nutrition experts has... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'IT is an "ironic and sad situation" that hospital patients are fed unhealthy fo
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
IT is an "ironic and sad situation" that hospital patients are fed unhealthy foods such as burgers, chips and sugary drinks, which may have contributed to their admission in the first place. THE British report by a group of nutrition experts has... Read more
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News.com.au
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'Breaking News IT is an "ironic and sad situation" that hospital patients are
UK hospital food labelled 'unhealthy'
News.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
Breaking News IT is an "ironic and sad situation" that hospital patients are fed unhealthy foods such as burgers, chips and sugary drinks, which may have contributed to their admission in the first place. THE... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Hospital food slammed as experts call for review of nutrition education « Shropshire StarWith many people regularly eating highly-processed food options like ready meal
Hospital food slammed as experts call for review of nutrition education « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 20 days ago
With many people regularly eating highly-processed food options like ready meals instead of making them an occasional contribution to their diet, "t here is a notion that much of the UK population has lost its way around what a healthy diet actually... Read more
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