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Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health

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LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the Health of the planet and its people – including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake. FILE PHOTO: A vendor selects fruit for sale at a market Read More

China could lift life expectancy by nearly three years if it meets WHO smog standards: study

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according a new study from a U.S. research group. FILE PHOTO – A chimney is seen in front of residential buildings during a polluted day in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, Read More

Hyperglycemic warfare: Coca Cola-funded group undermined China’s anti-obesity efforts

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A group posing as a Health organization but funded by Coca Cola and other fast food and drinks companies sought to undermine the Chinese government’s anti-obesity efforts, a new paper claims. As China’s middle class swells and its citizens get a taste of the good life, their waistbands have also expanded. 42 percent of the Read More

Holocaust survivors outlive Jews who avoided Nazi death camps

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Mountains of research has documented the Health problems suffered by Holocaust survivors but a new study has found that, despite this, people who survived the Nazi death camps live longer than those who were spared the atrocities. Starvation, torture and the concentration camps’ dreadful living conditions left survivors suffering from a range of chronic illnesses Read More

Egypt's president accused of fat-shaming in obesity rant

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Egyptians have been cracking jokes on social media after the Egyptian president went on a 20-minute televised rant complaining about the country’s obesity crisis. Authoritarian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi went on his second tirade against obesity in as many months when Health minister Hala Zayed presented new numbers on the weight of Egyptians on Saturday. Read More

A higher Social Security retirement age comes with risks for many workers

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program. FILE PHOTO: An elderly couple looks out at the ocean as they sit on a park bench in La Jolla, California November 13, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Read More