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Our National Eating Disorder
Carbophobia, the most recent in the centurylong series of food fads ... health in eating is not, as we've been hearing for a hundred years, necessarily one of strife, but that the two might again be married at the table. Will you pass the chocolate cake ... read more
'Please delete this email': Queensland RSL president mobilises after financial audit
The president of the Queensland branch of the RSL told colleagues there was "no obligation" to report official advice that urged the veterans association to dramatically tighten its accounting of expenses and benefits. In a letter seen by Fairfax Media ... read more
Is drinking 'raw water' a health craze or just crazy?
But before you buy into the latest health craze, know that drinking raw water can — like an earlier fad for raw milk — present serious health risks. “Don’t,” said Charles Haas, a professor of environmental engineering at Drexel University. read more
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Artichoke flavour. Birch tree sap. Even BLACK water. How 'plant waters' are the new celebrity health fad
However, health claims about rehydration and skincare should be taken with a large pinch of salt, she says. Refreshing, with a sweet nutty taste, the low-fat, clear liquid is tapped from young green coconuts. It shouldn’t be confused with coconut milk ... read more
“Whiter skin in 15 days”: fury in Dakar at skin whitening cream advert
She is one of the initiators of the online petition against the “Khess Petch” advertising campaign, which was submitted on September 12 to the Ministry of Health. This is the first time that we see a campaign of this size for a skin whitening cream in ... read more
Charcoal Juice Is Now a Thing
Juice Generation declined to cite any research backing up the health benefits of charcoal. (“If you have questions that skew in that direction, please ... charcoal juice might flush out the nutrients you are drinking it for in the first place. The ... read more
Thanksgiving dinner of today owes a debt to cavemen
The growing tradition carries on today. "What we grow changes with personal taste and fads and viability, this is not a static discipline; this is a constant evolutionary process with plants," Kistler said. Wyatt, who works for Johnny's Selected Seeds in ... read more
Very low LDL Cholesterol level- A villain or a hero?
This should not be considered as a substitute for Physician's advice. Please consult your treating Physician for more details. read more
Why my father shuns social media
My father knows that people can do crossword puzzles on their computers and smartphones, but the idea is nutty to him. Only an idiot would bring electronic equipment into the bathroom. To be sure, my father has shunned the communications marvels of modern ... read more
Coconut water label claims questioned
Coconut water, which came to fame as a celebrity health fad, has become an increasingly popular way to stay hydrated or recover after a workout. Filled with electrolytes like sodium and magnesium, the slightly sweet water has come to be seen as a natural ... read more