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UAE unveils new treatment for blocked heart arteries Category: HeartHomeIndustry News UK & World

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31/1/12  gulfnews.com

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Monday announced an innovative new procedure for treating blocked heart arteries, making the UAE the fifth in the world to have this mode of treatment.

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Four Millennial Eating Habits That Are Changing the Way We Eat‎ Category: ConsumerFood ProductionHealthHomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

31/1/12  www.policymic.com

Nadira Saleh

PolicyMicMillenials flock to farmer’s markets to supply fresh, seasonal and local food.

According to Jean Twenge, author of Generation Me, millennials (Generation Y) are a self-absorbed, confident yet open-minded generation, more demanding than their parents ever were.

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UAE Marketing Survey Suggests that Residents Eat Out 11 Times a Week Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & WorldTrends

27/1/12  gulftoday.ae

Over half the week’s meals are consumed outside the home

dining outHere is an interesting survey that just came out. These findings come from the combined efforts of LivingSocial and YouGov statistics are in and they show that United Arab Emirates (UAE) are eating out a whopping 11 times a week. Considering an average week consists of 21 meals, which implies that UAE residents are eating out over 50% of the time.

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Fried food for thought: Study Category: HealthHome

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26/1/12  www.bupa.co.uk

Eating fried foods cooked in olive oil or sunflower oil may not be associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.

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UK: Experts review vitamin D advice Category: HealthHome

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24/1/12  www.bbc.co.uk

Concerns over vitamin D deficiency

The chief medical officer for England, Dame Sally Davies, is to contact medical staff about concerns young children and some adults are not getting enough vitamin D.

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Magnesium-rich diet tied to lower stroke risk Category: HealthHome

14/1/12  uk.reuters.com

By Andrew M. Seaman

(Reuters Health) – A fresh look at past research concludes that people who eat lots of greens and other foods rich in magnesium have fewer strokes — a finding that supports current diet guidelines.

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Sugary soda ups risky fat deposits: study Category: DiabetesHealthHeartHomeIndustry News UK & World

12/1/12  uk.reuters.com

By Kerry Grens

(Reuters Health) – Drinking a liter of regular cola every day increases the amount of fat in the liver and in the muscles and surrounding the organs in the belly, according to a new Danish study.

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UK: Update on products free of colours associated with hyperactivity Category: Food ProductionHealthHomeIndustry News UK & WorldThe Law

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6/1/12  www.food.gov.uk/

colours in bowlThe Agency has updated its list of product ranges that do not contain the six food colours associated with possible hyperactivity in young children. » read more
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Lean beef OK for certain diets: USA study Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

3/1/12  uk.reuters.com

 By Andrew M. Seaman

(Reuters Health) – People using a diet centered on fruits and vegetables to lower their cholesterol may be able to introduce lean beef and get similar results, suggests a new study.

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UK: Families encouraged to eat healthily on the cheap Category: HealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

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3/1/12  www.bbc.co.uk

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Healthy eating can be done on a budget, the government says

An effort to convince families in England that they can eat healthily on a budget is being launched.

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