Nutrition
Grapefruit, orange juice linked to increased risk of melanoma

Grapefruit, orange juice linked to increased risk of melanoma

Grapefruit and orange juices are breakfast staples for many of us. But consuming these in large amounts may be putting us at higher risk of melanoma – the…

Cranberry juice may help protect against heart disease and diabetes risk factors

Study finds polyphenol-rich cranberries to be a sustainable lifestyle approach to better health A new study 1 reveals that drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower…

Study: Muscadine grape seed oil may help reduce obesity

Muscadine grape seed oil supplies a form of Vitamin E, giving scientists another clue to reducing obesity, a new University of Florida study shows. The…

Infant mortality rates could be lowered through improved medicine packaging designs

Infant mortality rates could be lowered through improved medicine packaging designs

The usage of key medicines in developing countries could be significantly increased through improved packaging appearance, a new study by the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)…

Sugary drink consumption ‘may lead to over 184,000 global deaths each year’

Sugary drink consumption ‘may lead to over 184,000 global deaths each year’

Sugary drink consumption in the US has increased significantly over the past 30 years, with around 50% of the population drinking the beverages daily. Such drinks have been…

Is marriage good or bad for the figure? Comparative study of nine European countries

It is generally assumed that marriage has a positive influence on health and life expectancy. But does this “marriage bonus” also apply to the health indicator of…

Health

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Too many patients are dying following emergency bowel surgery, experts who have done a comprehensive…

Families speak out over Tawel Fan

Families have spoken out for the first time about the “deplorable” care their loved ones…

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Too many patients are dying following emergency bowel surgery, experts who have done a comprehensive…

NHS wants negligence legal costs capped

NHS wants negligence legal costs capped

The government intends to put strict limits on the “excessive fees” some lawyers claim in…

Drone flies abortion pills to Poland

Drone flies abortion pills to Poland

The drone flew the pills into Poland, where they were immediately taken by two Polish…

Online game ‘may control snacking’

Online game ‘may control snacking’

A computer game may help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small…

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Fitness

Recipe: Healthy & Speedy Minestrone Soup

There are as many varieties of Minestrone (literally “BIG SOUP”) as there are people who cook it. My version is is created with speedy preparation…

Recipe: Shepard’s Pie with Mashed Potatoes/Squash

Shepard’s Pie consists of seasoned beef and vegetables that are topped with cheesy mashed potatoes and squash. Ingredients Meat and Vegetables 1 1/2 pounds…

Recipe: Honey Roasted Turkey

This is a simple holiday turkey recipe. Ingredients For the Brine: 2 cups of kosher salt 2 cups of honey 2 gallons…

Recipe: Garden Summer Pasta Salad

This easy to make summer salad is great to take to a patio party, or to make as a cool side dish for the family! Ingredients…