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January 2, 2019 12:23 AM Children 'exceed recommended sugar limit by age 10'

Children in the UK exceed the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the time they are 10, according to experts. This is based on their total sugar consumption from the age of two, says Public Health England (PHE). Children consume much more than they should, around eight excess sugar cubes a day or 2,800 excess cubes per year. PHE wants 25

December 30, 2018 6:36 AM Calls to rid bacon and ham of processing nitrites

Leading scientists and a cross-party group of politicians are calling for chemicals called nitrites to be removed from processed meats like bacon. Cancer specialists and politicians are among those backing the campaign to take out nitrites. They say nitrite-free alternatives are safer and should be more widely used. The British Meat Processors Association 23

November 16, 2018 12:17 PM Sir Cliff Richard still punches above his weight

SIR Cliff Richard gave this year's Strictly stars a run for their money by shaking his hips and joining Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum in a sing-song around the piano. Underlining his credentials as the "Peter Pan of Pop", the 78-year-old looked as sprightly as ever on The Jonathan Ross Show. Sir Cliff reveals in Saturday's episode that he is two-stone 27

October 10, 2018 10:07 PM Life on Mars: Humans will be vegan and have NO NETFLIX in space

Sci-fi films have in turn glamorised and shot down the dream of humans living on the Red Planet, but what would it really be like? Professor Lewis Dartnell from the University of Westminster and interior designers Hillarys teamed up to explore what a Martian home would be like. The project, “Home on Mars”, shows a model home fitted out with all of the specialist 51

September 29, 2018 7:17 PM Hattie the Fatty half the size and hungry for a home

An obese dog once said to be Britain's largest has halved her weight and is looking for a home. Hattie hit the headlines around the world after she was taken in by Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home in Plymouth, Devon, earlier this year. Nicknamed "Hattie the Fatty", the plump pooch weighed almost 40kg (6st) when she was rescued by the RSPCA. The hefty hound 33

September 16, 2018 4:22 AM Radio star fat-shamed in street

BROADCASTER Dame Jenni Murray has told of the vulgar, public fat-shaming taunts she suffered, as she called for obesity to be recognised as a disease. The BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour favourite, who lost 5st after gastric surgery three years ago, believes a radical approach is needed to combat rising levels of obesity in Britain. Dame Jenni, 68, said she “had tried 29

September 1, 2018 5:05 AM Bolton man learns to cook age 50

The board at Bolton's Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) heard an example of help from the voluntary sector. A 50-year-old man was at a loss after his mother died and found himself struggling to cope with everyday tasks, particularly cooking. His GP practice nurse referred him to the new community asset navigator programme, which helps direct people 26

August 28, 2018 5:59 PM What's YOUR diet personality?

What's YOUR diet personality? Quiz reveals whether you're a Femme Fatale or a Nurturer - and how it affects your relationship with food B. Your love life. You can get so busy that meaningful romantic connections take a backseat to other priorities (even though you wish they didn't) C. Understanding of world events. You're so consumed by your own world 15

August 25, 2018 10:12 PM DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: You'd be coconuts not to go low carb

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: You'd be coconuts not to go low carb Coconut oil is ‘pure poison’, claimed Harvard professor Karin Michels last week. This must have come as a shock to the hundreds of millions of people in countries like India and Malaysia who have been using it in their cooking for decades. Prof Michels’ warnings about the dangers of coconut oil are based 29

August 23, 2018 5:03 AM Bolton Council considering Rock Hall renovation

The council said that discussions with a “local community organisation” have been ongoing for approximately 18 months. A condition and feasibility study has been commissioned by the council to understand what can possibly be done to the Grade-II Listed building. A council spokesman said: “This is due to report back in the autumn when we will have a better 26