Food and Supplements

Morrisons Is Launching A Veg Box, Which Feeds A Family Of Four For A Week For £3

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    By David Levesley in iNews.   Morrisons is launching three seasonal veg boxes, with a standard box costing just £5. Three options will be available: a wonky veg box for £3, a standard box for £5, and an organic box for £8. A standard box contains 4.2kg of veg including a kilo of […]

Hurricane Maria’s Next Victims May Be U.S. Patients Who Rely On Drugs Manufactured In Puerto Rico

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    By DocDawg in Daily Kos.   Puerto Rico’s single largest and most important export isn’t rum or sugar cane. It’s pharmaceuticals — the prescription drugs we all count on being there when we need them. Spurred by a favorable U.S. tax code provision, the 1970s witnessed nearly all of America’s largest pharmaceutical companies investing billions of dollars […]

Why Onions Make Us Cry (And Why Some Don’t)

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    By Duane Mellor in The Conversation.   Mark Anthony in Shakespeare’s Cleopatra may have referred to “the tears that live in the onion”. But why do onions actually make us cry? And why do only some onions make us blub in this way when others, including related “allium” plants such as garlic, barely ever draw […]

Anti-Inflammation Guide: The Rules And Foods You Need To Know

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      From Vitamonk.com.   Inflammation. We’ve all dealt with it in some form or another, whether it’s a stiff joint, a fever, or an infected wound. But for some people, inflammation causes much more serious damage. Diseases like arthritis wreak havoc with the joints, causing enormous amounts of pain and suffering. When infections […]

York Beer & Cider Festival 2017 Wed Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – Sat Sep 23 @ 11:00 pm

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  From YorkMix.   Yorkshire’s biggest beer festival returns to the beautiful 150 acres of tree-lined parkland called York Knavesmire with 500+ beers and 100+ ciders. Website: http://www.yorkbeerfestival.org.uk Held in a huge marquee opposite the York Racecourse Grandstand it features beers and ciders from all over the UK as well as a foreign beer bar, world […]

Piedays At New Restaurant In York – No.88 Walmgate

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  From YorkMix.   Every Friday in October is ‘pieday’ at No.88 Walmgate at Hotel Indigo York – Diners can enjoy a free glass of wine or craft ale (or soft drink) with every pie ordered. No. 88 Walmgate is the latest restaurant to open in York’s most foodie of destinations. Inspiring diners to delight […]

10 Proven Health Benefits Of Turmeric And Curcumin

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  By Kris Gunnars, BSc in Authority Nutrition.   Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. Here are the top 10 evidence-based health benefits of turmeric. 1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties Turmeric is the spice […]

Natural Treatments For Mild Cognitive Impairment — Might These Also Help The “Fog” Of FM And CFS ?

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    By Richard N. Podell, M.D., MPH in Open Medicine Foundation.   Patients with ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia (FM) struggle with mental “fog”. We don’t understand why and there’s been little research on why it happens or what to do. The Mild Cognitive Impairment or MCI of ageing is a different kind of cognitive “fog”. […]

Healthier Takeaways

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  From NHS Choices.   Takeaways are often cheap, convenient and satisfying but, unfortunately, they’re not always very healthy. Some takeaway meals can push you over your recommended daily maximum amount of salt and fat, which can lead to a variety of health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes. Some takeaways and restaurants now list calories on their menus, which lets you make a […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Dirty Dozen 2017

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  By Karen Reed in Positive Healthwellness.   When it comes to buying fruit and vegetables, you hear all about how organic is best if you want to avoid pesticides, insecticides, GMO products, and chemicals. The problem is organic is expensive for many. Do you need to buy everything organic? You can get the best […]

D-Ribose For Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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    By Adrienne Dellwo in Very Well.   D-ribose is a supplement that’s sometimes recommended for people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Also called ribose or Beta-D-ribofuranose, it is a type of sugar that your body produces naturally. It plays several important roles in your body: it helps produce energy in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) it’s a […]

Fab News For Foodies: Nigella Lawson Is Coming To York

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    From YorkMix.   Writer, foodie and TV presenter Nigella Lawson is heading to York this autumn. The star has written a new cookery book and will be signing copies at Waterstones on Coney Street. At My Table is subtitled ‘A celebration of home cooking’, and Nigella calls it “a book of recipes that tell […]

The Pay-Whatever-You-Feel-Like Manchester Cafe Fighting The Stigma Of Food Banks

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  By Louise Rhind-Tutt in iNews. This month sees the launch of the first restaurant from Real Junk Food Manchester – a not-for-profit project sourcing perfectly edible food that would otherwise go to waste from supermarkets, wholesalers, and other food businesses. Around 15 million tonnes of edible food is wasted every year in the UK alone […]

Nestle To Open Japan Factory For Exotic Kit Kat Demand

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  From BBC News.   Nestle is to open its first factory in Japan in more than 25 years because of demand for exotic flavours of Kit Kat. While traditionally the wafer snack has been made using milk chocolate, dozens of different flavours are proving popular in Asia. Flavours like wasabi and green tea have […]

Is A Vegetarian Diet Really More Environmentally Friendly Than Eating Meat ?

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  By Wayne Martindale in The Conversation.   Beef from Brazil, avocados from Mexico, lamb from New Zealand, wines from South Africa and green beans from Kenya – food shopping lists have a distinctly international flavour. And with many questioning the sustainability of importing so much food from so far away, we are beginning to […]

10 Proven Health Benefits Of Turmeric And Curcumin

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  By Kris Gunnars, BSc in Authority Nutrition.   Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. Here are the top 10 evidence-based health benefits of turmeric. 1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties Turmeric is the spice […]

11 Foods That Are Good For Your Liver

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    By Taylor Jones in Authority Nutrition.   The liver is a powerhouse of an organ. It performs a variety of essential tasks, ranging from producing proteins, cholesterol and bile to storing vitamins, minerals and even carbohydrates. It also breaks down toxins like alcohol, medications and natural byproducts of metabolism. Keeping your liver in […]

Vitamin D Guidelines Need To Be Updated – Here’s Why

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  By Susan Lanham-new in The Conversation.   Most people know that it’s important to get enough vitamin D. Among other things, it’s vital for bone and muscle health. What people may not know is that there are two types of vitamin D: vitamin D2 (found in plant-based foods) and vitamin D3 (found in meat […]

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