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Red, red wine… ‘good for digestive system’

Washington, United States | AFP | Time to raise a glass to your gut health? Scientists at King’s College London have found that red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of bacteria in their digestive tracts, a marker of gastrointestinal health, than those who drink other alcohol. Their paper, published …

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Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay: study

Paris, France | AFP | Adults who ate more than two tomatoes a day had a slower rate of natural lung function decline, with ex-smokers seeming to benefit most of all, scientists said Thursday. Similar benefits, they said, were observed for people who ate more than three portions of fresh fruit …

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Sugar not so sweet for mental health

Paris, France | AFP | Sugar may be bad not only for your teeth and your waistline, but also your mental health, claimed a study Thursday that was met with scepticism by other experts. Researchers at University College London (UCL) compared the reported sugar intake of more than 8,000 people in …

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Eating to junk health

As more Ugandans resort to fried snack foods, experts warn of the danger ahead In a queue at a fast food restaurant, two girls are chatting. “I’ve eaten a lot of chaps recently. I need a change today, how are their chips?” One asks her friend. “They are tasty and …

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