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US Study: Soy ‘does not ease the menopause’ Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

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9/8/11 www.bbc.co.uk

Chinese food
Soy sauce is made from soya beans

Soy appears to do nothing to relieve the symptoms of menopause, scientists say, despite the high hopes of many.

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UK – Halal; Islamic Method VS Western Method Category: Animal welfareHealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

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9/8/11

Dr Jawad Hidmi (PhD)

I have read with a great interest your published report on Tuesday, June 28th under the title “Dutch vote bans ritual slaughter By Matt Steinglass in The Hague”

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Malaysia: Medical tourism has huge growth potential Category: HealthHome

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7/8/11 thestar.com.my

I AGREE with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s daring call in “Zero in on unexplored areas, tourism players told” (The Star, Aug 1) and the sentiments expressed in “We need the wow factor” (The Star, Aug 4).

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France: Clamour for health drives French chilled foods Category: ConsumerFood ProductionHealthHomeIndustry News UK & WorldTrends

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5/8/11  www.just-food.com

Chilled processed food was one of the best performers within the broader French packaged food market in both value and volume terms in 2010. Sales were underpinned by strong demand for natural products beneficial to health and wellbeing, combined with increased innovation and consumers eating in more regularly. Euromonitor International’s Anastasia Alieva looks at how the channel grew over the last year.

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UK: Warning about drinking ‘Zam Zam’ water Category: ConsumerHealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

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5/8/11 www.foodstandardsagency.gov.uk

zam zamAs Muslims observe Ramadan, the FSA advises that people should consider avoiding drinking bottled water described or labelled as Zam Zam water. This is because tests have shown ‘Zam Zam’ water sold in the UK, or brought into the UK for personal consumption, may contain high levels of arsenic or nitrates.

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UK: DVD guide for butchers launched Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

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5/8/11 www.foodstandardsagency.gov.uk

meat butcherThe FSA has produced a DVD for those working in butchers shops to encourage them to think about the type of food safety risks they face in their business and how they should control them. It features three butchers talking about the steps they have taken to reduce food safety risks.

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Spanish Study: Back pain and disc health ‘linked’ to lack of nutrients Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

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5/8/11 www.bbc.co.uk

Lower back pain
Degenerative discs are a significant cause of lower back pain

Heavy lifting, twisting and bending can do damage to the discs in the back by reducing the flow of nutrients to the disc cells, a study says.

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EU: Salmonella superbug on the rise Category: ConsumerFood ProductionHealthHomeIndustry News UK & WorldMeat & Poultry

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3/8/11

By Helen BriggsHealth editor, BBC News website

Salmonella
Most Salmonella infections are mild

A strain of Salmonella resistant to the most powerful antibiotics has been found in the UK, France and Denmark.

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UAE: Fast to health during Ramadan Category: ConsumerHealthHome

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2/8/11

Ramadan at the peak of summer may be tough for those with a chronic condition. Here’s expert advice

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Fast to health during Ramadan

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UAE: Don’t overeat in Ramadan, warn doctors Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

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2/8/11 www.timesofoman.com

Saleh Al Shaibany

MUSCAT: Overeating is a major health hazard in the month of Ramadan and doctors have urged people to watch out for what they eat so as to avoid ending up in the hospital’s emergency rooms.
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