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10 Interesting Ways to Eat More Cheese

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31 March 2021

10 Interesting Ways to Eat More Cheese

In an increasingly depressing news cycle, finally we have some good news – and it’s about cheese.

A study conducted by Penn State has found that certain antioxidants in cheese could help protect your blood vessels. The benefits are specifically found in adults who have a high-sodium diet, whose blood vessels have been damaged as a result.

Why Baking Bread Can Be Good for Your Mental Health

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21 February 2021

Baking bread and mental health

The idea that most people will be affected by mental health issues at least once in their life has never seemed more prevalent.

While it’s a conversation that still feels relatively new, awareness of mental ill-health is growing, and in turn, the condition is becoming less stigmatised. It’s a topic heavily debated on social media, which is awash with tips and advice, celebrity confessions and discussions on the subject.

11 Things You Only Know If You Like Eating Out Alone

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10 February 2021

Eating Out Alone

In New York particular, it’s fairly standard to eat solo in public.

In other places though, solitary diners are often considered a little odd and lonely – and sometimes even a nuisance at fussy restaurants with strict seating plans.

Sure, there are downsides to eating alone – servers asking, ‘Are you waiting for anyone?’, fellow diners assuming you’ve been stood up – but there are also a lot of positives to grabbing a table for one (for instance, not having to begrudgingly split a dessert).

What Can You Find in a Doctor's Kitchen? Find Out at Emirates LitFest

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26 January 2021

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What Can You Find in a Doctor's Kitchen? Find Out at Emirates LitFest

Join a doctor in exploring the medicinal effects of eating well at this inspiring food session.

They're the professionals in health and wellness, so it's no surprise we might wonder what ingredients you can find in a doctor’s kitchen. For NHS GP, health writer and foodie Doctor Rupy Aujla, he reveals all in the 'The Doctor's Kitchen', a recipe-rich website born from his belief in the beauty of food and the medicinal effects of eating well.

Fish Cuts Bowel Cancer Risk - 9 Interesting Ways to Eat More Fish

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25 January 2021

9 Interesting Ways to Eat More Fish

The health benefits of oily fish have been well storied – salmon, sardines, trout and tuna can help lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, arthritis and improve our mental ability.

According to latest findings by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), our favourite catch of the day can also cut the risk of bowel cancer – and the finding relate to all types of fish.

As Ultra-Processed Foods are Linked to Early Deaths, Here are 7 to be Wary of

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22 December 2020

As Ultra-Processed Foods are Linked to Early Deaths

We’ve all heard it before: what we eat has a big impact on our health, and we should limit the amount of processed foods we consume.

In fact, two new studies published in journal The BMJ have found a link between what we classify as ‘ultra-processed’ foods and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

Eating Avocados Might Stop You Gaining Weight in Middle Age

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6 December 2020

Eating Avocados Might Stop You Gaining Weight in Middle Age

Whether you smash and slather it on sourdough, or you prefer to pulverise it into guacamole, one thing’s for sure – avocado has firmly established itself as the ‘It’ food of a generation.

But the benefits of getting your daily avocado on toast fix might just stretch beyond looking good on your Instagram feed, as researchers have discovered that eating one avocado per day could help to keep middle-age spread at bay.

Why Brussels Sprouts Are For Life, Not Just For Christmas

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18 November 2020

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have something of a complicated reputation.

People tend to love them or hate them, but all agree on one thing: They’re very much a Christmas food.

But why is it that Brussels sprouts are banished to just one time of year? Turkey seems to have gotten away much easier – it might be the centrepiece of the festive meal, but people still have it at other times, at Thanksgiving or in stews and sandwiches.