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Soybeans 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Effects

Wednesday 24th April 2019 - Atli Arnarson - Healthline

Soybeans 101: Nutrition Facts and Health EffectsSoybeans or soya beans (Glycine max) are a type of legume native to eastern Asia. They are an important component of Asian diets and have been consumed for thousands of years. Today, they are mainly grown in Asia and South and North America. In Asia,... Read more →

10 Tips to Lower Cholesterol With Your Diet

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 - Erica Julson - Healthline.com

10 Tips to Lower Cholesterol With Your Diet Cholesterol is a waxy substance produced by your liver and obtained by eating animal products such as meat, dairy and eggs. Your liver will produce less cholesterol if you consume a lot of this substance from food, so dietary cholesterol rarely has a gre... Read more →

Missing Critical Healthy Foods Also Key Reason for Diet-Related Deaths

Thursday 18th April 2019 - Cathy Cassata - Healthline.com

Missing Critical Healthy Foods Also Key Reason for Diet-Related Deaths A study published in Lancet recently reported that bad diets now kill more people in the world than smoking. However, this tend isn’t simply because of the unhealthy foods people are eating. It’s also be... Read more →

'Don't retire - rewire': The tried and tested strategies for retirement

Wednesday 17th April 2019 - Ailin Quinlan - Independent

'Don't retire - rewire': The tried and tested strategies for retirement How do you fill those large new chunks of free time that retirement brings? In the first of a three-part series, Ailin Quinlan talks to the experts about the tried and tested strategies of preparing for life after the workplace... Read more →

Sugar, dairy, superfoods... 4 myths about food and cancer

Tuesday 16th April 2019 - Dr Aoife Ryan - Independent

Sugar, dairy, superfoods... 4 myths about food and cancer Some myths about cancer are surprisingly persistent. Dr Aoife Ryan on the foods supposedly linked to the disease. 1 Sugar feeds cancer... False. Although science has shown that cancer cells consume sugar, no human studies have shown ... Read more →

'Ask yourself this when you’re scrolling' - Performance psychologist Gerry Hussey on how distraction is curse of our age

Monday 15th April 2019 - Geraldine Gittens

'Ask yourself this when you're scrolling' - Performance psychologist Gerry Hussey on how distraction is curse of our age “We often do things that we think are important in other people’s eyes; we abandon our own passion because of other people’s impressions.” “[... Read more →

10 facts about your gut

Friday 12th April 2019 - Independent - Independent

10 facts about your gut It is now known that microorganisms that reside in your gut, your microbiota, have a big impact on your overall health by training your immune system, fending off bad bacteria and playing a crucial role in digestive health. The richness and diversity of what thrives in you... Read more →

CAO points race 'putting children's health at risk' amid fall in fitness levels

Thursday 11th April 2019 - Katherine Donnelly - Katherine Donnelly

CAO points race 'putting children's health at risk' amid fall in fitness levels The long-term health of teenagers is being put at risk by the race for CAO points, according to health and fitness expert Professor Niall Moyna. His warning comes as a new study shows a sharp fall in fitness leve... Read more →

The working parent dilemma: Trying to juggle work when your child is sick

Tuesday 9th April 2019 - Independent - Independent

The working parent dilemma: Trying to juggle work when your child is sick Trying to juggle work when your child is sick can be a major headache. Arlene Harris talks to parents about how to manage this balancing act.  While being a parent is one of life's greatest joys, it can also be exhaus... Read more →

The working parent dilemma: Trying to juggle work when your child is sick

Monday 8th April 2019 - Independent - Independent

The working parent dilemma: Trying to juggle work when your child is sick Trying to juggle work when your child is sick can be a major headache. Arlene Harris talks to parents about how to manage this balancing act.  While being a parent is one of life's greatest joys, it can also be exhaus... Read more →