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Packaged food healthiest in the UK, USA, Australia and Canada

Packaged food sold in UK rated healthiest in a study undertaken by authors from 6 countries who compared the healthiness of packaged foods and beverages from 12 countries using data collected during 2013-18.

22 Aug | Nutrition | International

Recent popular news items are featured further down this page.
For more news items see news topics, which also lists news by month, and news by location (e.g. country).

Featured product of the day:

Reflexology: Therapeutic foot masage for health and well-being #Ad

by Inge Dougans

An illustrated guide to how therapeutic foot manipulations can help relieve stress and promote health and well-being. This describes reflexology as based on the same Chinese health principles as acupuncture.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 14th December:

Archangel Gabriel is said to be Prince of Justice, Chief of the Kerubim, Angel of Mercy, Angel of Vengeance and Angel of Revelation.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.

Read about Holly

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

Practise exam questions sufficiently far in advance of a test that you are not nervous. Use textbooks initially if that helps you.

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Sagittarius, often referred to and depicted as the archer or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include sodalite, topaz and turquoise.

Sagittarians have been described as enthusiaastic, optimistic, extrovert and open to change and progress. Many travel far, perhaps in the context of employment or in search of new experiences.

Possible Deficiencies in a Vegetarian Diet

In the cases of vegetarians and vegans, experts have particularly recommended ensuring sufficient intake of certain vitamins and minerals including:

  • Vitamin B12
  • Iron
  • Calcium, and
  • Vitamin D

It's good to enjoy a variety of veggie foods.

... more about this

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More from the News Section:

Consultation about allergen warnings on medicines (NZ) - 30 Jun '19

Garlic and Artichoke adopted through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program - 14 Jun '19

Cranberry Harvest underway in USA - 5 Oct '18

Total retail sales of herbal supplements in the USA exceeded $8 Billion in 2017 - 13 Sep '18

BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony celebrates excellence in medical writing - 6 Sep '18

It's a bumper blueberry season - 13 Jul '18

U.S. FDA takes steps to advance health through improvements in nutrition - 27 Jun '18

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

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