Thursday 24 May 2018

Cut sugar intake drastically urges WHO

Adults should eat less than the equivalent of 6 teaspoons of sugar a day if they are to avoid health risks such as weight gain and tooth decay linked to sugary diets, the World Health Organisation said. Issuing draft guidelines ca


Dubai residents 'not eating enough healthy food'

More than half of Dubai residents (about 59 per cent) are not consuming enough fruits and vegetables to keep themselves healthy, according to a comprehensive survey conducted by The Dubai Health Authority (DHA). Announcing this on Wed


Bread a culprit in Americans eating too much salt

Nine out of 10 American adults consume too much salt and the leading culprit is not potato chips or popcorn but slices of bread and dinner rolls, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. Forty-four percent of salt c


Red meat lovers have more kidney cancer: study

People who eat lots of red meat may have a higher risk of some types of kidney cancer, according to a US study which was conducted on thousands of adults.      Researchers writing in the American Journal of Clinic

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