UK warned to clean up its air as deadly pollution continues to increase

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00000When we think of air pollution, the image of an overpopulated Asian metropolis covered in a thick layer of smog immediately springs to mind. However, it was the U.K. that recently made the headlines after air pollution levels in London briefly jumped over the levels recorded in Beijing, China. Since 2010, the U.K. repeatedly failed to address breaches of legal …

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Remarkable ways cannabis can help prevent illness

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10100When it comes to health, “cannabis” is the new buzzword. While this all-natural remedy has been around for thousands of years, scientists are still learning about its many different uses, including the impact it has on human health. So far, research has taught us that cannabis may be effective for combating canc er, reducing and/or eliminating seizures, managing pain and …

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Vaccine Safety Commission: 50 studies the AAP failed to send President Trump

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00000A new organization launched this morning calling themselves “Vaccine Safety Commission”, a nonprofit organization that was formed by “concerned scientists, doctors, journalists, and parents.” For now, the group has chosen to remain anonymous, but I certainly hope that changes soon. The group has no formal affiliation to either Robert F. Kennedy or President Trump, but wholeheartedly endorses the formation of a …

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Flint water found to have deadly link to Legionnaires outbreak

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00000Confirming what local residents, researchers, and observers have long suspected, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found genetic links between the city water in Flint and patients suffering from Legionnaires’ disease in the area. While the CDC’s molecular testing found the connection between water from McLaren-Flint hospital and three patients last year, Michigan’s Department of Health and …

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Grilled lamb with carrot miso purée and orange salad

Grilled lamb with carrot miso puree and orange salad

00000Serves: 4 Time to make: 30 mins Total cost: $20.92 / $5.23 per serve (at time of publication) Diabetes friendlyLow FODMAPGluten free optionHigh fibreLow sodium Ingredients Nutrition info. 5 carrots, scrubbed and chopped 1 tablespoon miso paste (see tip) 1/2 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 2 oranges 4 cups baby spinach 4 tablespoons sesame oil 500g lean lamb leg …

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Tofu and quinoa stir-fry

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11000Serves: 4 Time to make: 20 mins Total cost: $13.00 / $3.25 per serve (at time of publication) Diabetes friendlyDairy freeGluten free optionHigh fibreHigh ironLow sodiumVegetarian Ingredients Nutrition info. 2 cups chopped pumpkin, cut in 2cm cubes 2 carrots, finely sliced 2 tablespoons oil 1 large onion 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger or ginger purée 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped …

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Grilled vege and tofu stack

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00000Serves: 4 Time to make: 30 mins Total cost: $8.96 / $2.24 per serve (at time of publication) Diabetes friendlyGluten free optionHigh calciumHigh ironLow kilojouleLow sodiumVegetarian Ingredients Nutrition info. 2 (250g) kumara, peeled, thinly sliced 400g firm tofu, halved horizontally, cut diagonally into 8 triangles 2 medium courgettes, thinly sliced diagonally 4 cups baby rocket 100g oil-free roasted red capsicum, …

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Lemon-chicken fettuccine

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00000Serves: 4 Time to make: 20 mins Total cost: $19.12 / $4.78 per serve (at time of publication) Gluten free optionHigh fibre Ingredients Nutrition info. 2 cups reduced-salt chicken stock juice of 2 lemons 1 teaspoon crushed garlic 2 teaspoons dried oregano 250g fresh fettuccine 3 bunches broccolini, halved lengthways, cut into 4cm lengths, or 6 cups broccoli 2 cups …

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Shakshuka

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00000Serves: 4 Time to make: 20 mins Total cost: $13.20 / $3.30 per serve (at time of publication) Diabetes friendlyGluten free optionHigh fibreLow kilojouleLow sodiumVegetarian Ingredients Nutrition info. olive oil spray 1 medium red capsicum, roughly diced 2 cups sliced button mushrooms 420g can of chilli beans 400g can no-added-salt chopped tomatoes 8 eggs 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley, to …

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Peach and berry tart

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00000Serves: 6 Time to make: 40 mins (Hands-on time: 15 mins, Cooking time: 25 mins) Total cost: $9.00 / $1.50 per serve (at time of publication) Low kilojoule Ingredients Nutrition info. 3 filo pastry sheets, at room temperature oil spray 3 tablespoons reduced-sugar peach or apricot jam 2 ripe peaches or nectarines, sliced 1 tablespoon reduced-fat spread, melted 1/3 cup …

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Passionfruit panna cotta

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00000Serves: 4 Time to make: 20 mins, plus at least 2 hrs chilling Total cost: $3.36 / $0.84 per serve (at time of publication) Gluten free optionLow fatLow kilojoule Ingredients Nutrition info. 2 teaspoons gelatine powder 1 cup dark-blue-top milk 1 tablespoon castor sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or pure vanilla essence 250g low-fat vanilla yoghurt oil spray 2 …

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Mango ice cream

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00000 Serves: 3 (makes 3 scoops) Time to make: 15 mins, plus 1 hr freezing Total cost: $3.30 / $1.10 per serve (at time of publication) Low fatLow kilojouleGluten free Ingredients Nutrition info. 2 medium-sized bananas, sliced in chunks, frozen completely 4 tablespoons light cream 1/2 ripe mango, chopped, frozen Instructions Step 1Place banana in a food processor and blend …

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Cranberry and chocolate balls

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00000Serves: 10 (makes 10 balls) Time to make: 20 mins, plus 2 hrs chilling Total cost: $5.00 / $0.50 per serve (at time of publication) 1 tablespoon liquid honey 1/2 cup dried dates, finely chopped 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup dried prunes, finely chopped 1/2 cup unsalted cashew nuts, finely chopped Instructions Step 1In …

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Carrot cake muffins

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00000Serves: 12 (makes 12 muffins) Time to make: 30 mins (Hands-on time: 15 mins, Cooking time: 15 mins) Total cost: $6.84 / $0.57 per serve (at time of publication) oil spray 1 cup wholemeal flour 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup rolled oats 2 eggs 180g apple purée …

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Why migraines are more common among women

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00000Females are more vulnerable to certain stress-related and allergic diseases such as migraines because of distinct differences found in mast cells, a type of white blood cell that is part of the immune system, says a study. Mast cells are an important category of immune cells because they play a key role in stress-related health issues that are typically more …

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