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US replaces food pyramid with 'healthy plate'

The US government on Thursday ditched its two-decade old "pyramid" model for healthy eating and introduced a new plate symbol half-filled with fruits and vegetables to urge better eating habits.

dateJun 02, 2011 in Health
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One in four Irish men now obese

(PhysOrg.com) -- Over the past 20 years obesity has increased more than three-fold in men and 1.7-fold in women in Ireland, according to a new national survey. Almost 26% of men are now obese, up from 8% in 1990. In women, ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Health
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Peer pressure can keep you healthy

Hanging out with healthy friends could be the best way to keep fit. A study of 3610 Australian women, published in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity found that p ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Health
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1 in 4 Palestinian children goes without breakfast

The eating habits of children and adolescents are studied in one of the Abstracts published Online by The Lancet, with the disturbing findings that one in four children miss breakfast, one in 10 is anaemic, and one in 17 ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Health
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A community approach to kicking the habit

A team of health researchers from The University of Nottingham are spearheading a new project to reduce tobacco use in an area which has one of the highest rates of smoking in the country.

dateJun 29, 2010 in Health
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