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Why my bones are crumbling at 27

November 4, 2018

Sadly, they haven’t. Osteoporosis and osteopenia Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones lose their strength and are more likely to break If your bone density is between the lower end of the normal range and the osteoporosis range, you have osteopenia Source: National Osteoporosis Society I was first diagnosed with anorexia at the age […]

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Animal signs highlight spike in road deaths

November 2, 2018

Commoners – the families who own the animals that graze the forest – have got together to produce the signs which will be placed in local towns and villages throughout the winter. James Young, whose pony Brock Brocade was killed by a hit-and-run driver, said: “This is the most worrying time of year for every […]

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In pictures: Blue Peter turns 60

November 2, 2018

Image caption Leila Williams and Christopher Trace kicked the show off Williams had been crowned Miss Great Britain the previous year. After she recorded the first programme she recalled going home to be greeted by her excited landlady who thought the show was a success. Image caption Behind the scenes of the Blue Peter studio […]

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Dementia resident ‘told carer ate pet

November 1, 2018

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Meat substitutes ‘exceeding salt limits’

November 1, 2018

Will going vegan make you healthier? Is social media behind the rise of veganism? ‘Urgent need’ Of all of the meat-free alternatives studied by Action on Salt, only three were low in salt. The saltiest product was Tofurky’s Deli Slices Hickory Smoked, followed by Tesco’s Meat Free Bacon Style Rashers – with 3.5g and 3.2g […]

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Will folic acid be added to UK flour?

October 29, 2018

Why do experts say we need it? Britain has a relatively high rate of preventable birth defects linked to low folic acid. Around 1,000 pregnancies are affected every year. These “neural tube” defects include spina bifida (abnormal development of the spine) and anencephaly, which affects the brain. Some babies survive, but many will experience lifelong […]

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Are supplements safe and do they work?

October 29, 2018

Approved supplements bought from reputable businesses are almost always going to be safe, provided the manufacturer’s instructions are followed, doctors say. But it is wrong to assume that food supplements do not sometimes have the potential to be harmful, says Dr Wayne Carter, from the University of Nottingham. If you take supplements in quantities above […]

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Meet the bride and groom

October 28, 2018

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eugenie with her sister Beatrice at Ascot earlier this year According to a Harper’s Bazaar profile, Eugenie gets up at 6.45am every day to do exercise, has a pet dog who’s also called Jack, does make-up in the car on the way to work, and likes to relax by […]

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What’s up, Doc? The enduring appeal of Dr Martens

October 28, 2018

More than 1,000 jobs were lost when factories were closed in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Somerset and manufacturing moved to China. Now, just the Made in England range is, well, made in England. That’s about 1% of its total output. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trend-setters in the 1970s wore their trousers short to show […]

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Assange to take legal action against Ecuador

October 28, 2018

Wikileaks said the country’s government had threatened to remove the protection Mr Assange has had since being granted political asylum. It added that his access to the outside world had been “summarily cut off”. In a memo, it threatened to confiscate the pet if he did not look after it, it said. Related Topics Ecuador […]

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