Mercury levels in seafood could cause Lou Gherig’s disease

Mercury levels in seafood could cause Lou Gherig’s disease

New research shows that people eating seafood which contains high levels of mercury increases their risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gherig’s disease. This was revealed in an initial study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 69th annual meeting in Boston in April. The authors, however, […]

Breastfeeding within one hour of birth could reduce Infant mortality by 1.3 times

Breastfeeding within one hour of birth could reduce Infant mortality by 1.3 times

On the occasion of IBFAN’s Second World Breastfeeding Conference Dr. M.J Phaahla, Deputy Minister of Health, Government of the Republic of South Africa, released IBFAN’s new global report: “Has Your Nation Done Enough to Bridge the Gaps?: 84 country report on status and progress of implementation of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child […]

UK households pour 500 tonnes of fat down the sinks

UK households pour 500 tonnes of fat down the sinks

With the mince pies, mistletoe and all the festive fun, it’s unlikely that many of us will turn our thoughts to our drains this Christmas. But, thanks to all our festive feasts, the month of December will see UK households pour around 500 tonnes of fat down our sinks. That’s 25% more than at any […]

67 percent Americans Would Spend the Holidays with Extended Family than at a Resort with Friends

67 percent Americans Would Spend the Holidays with Extended Family than at a Resort with Friends

More than two-thirds of Americans believe there’s no place like home for the holidays – with 67.1 percent of those surveyed stating that they’d rather spend the holidays with extended family than at a resort with a partner or close friends (32.9 percent), according to the 2016 TD Bank Holiday Giving Report, which surveyed 1,502 […]

Polynesian food set to be big in 2017

Polynesian food set to be big in 2017

Waitrose reveals we’ll be eating charcoal flavoured food next year. As a nation of foodies we eagerly anticipate the next big trends in the gastronomic world and Waitrose is here to help by revealing what we will be eating and drinking in 2017. Polynesian food is set to be big in 2017 and Poke (pronounced […]