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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 '19 | Nutrition | International

Reducing saturated fat in diet lowers blood cholesterol and risk of CVD

The recent report 'Saturated fats and health' by the (UK) Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition concluded that there is no need to change current advice that saturated fats should not form more than about 10% of dietary energy. However, surveys indicate that typical intak...

01 Aug '19 | Nutrition | England

Consultation about allergen warnings on medicines (NZ)

New Zealand's Safety Authority for medicines and medical devices has opened a public consultation about the introduction of new labelling requirements for non-active substances in medicines that might cause allergic reactions in some people.

30 Jun '19 | New Zealand

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Nature Notes for winter

When the earth is covered with a thick blanket of snow even streams and ditches can be hidden from view. Trees appear as dramatic yet apparently empty silhouettes.

So much is resting, hibernating, preparing (in its own way) to re-emerge at the right time, not long from now.

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Introductory notes with links to more information ...

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include amethyst and hematite.

Aquarians typically enjoy many friends and acquaintances and are often more interested in people than in wealth and prestige. Some like to think of themselves as free-spirited intellectuals.

Angel Thought for 28th January:

According to traditions of the ancient Celts each person's Anamchara (angel, or soul-friend) was a part of his/her daily life.

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.


Today's Study Tip:

Life sciences often involve use of diagrams. Practise drawing the diagrams covered in your course for speed and accuracy in the exam.

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More from the News Section:

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

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

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

Positive effects of exercise on blood cell populations - 20 Jun '18

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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