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Milk and Dairy Products Protect Against metabolic Syndrome

...ey were 62% less likely to have it if they drank a pint or more of milk every day, and 56% less likely to have it if they regularly ate other dairy produce. And the more dairy produce the men consumed, the less likely were they to have the syndrome. Milk consumption has plummeted in the UK over the pa...

Targeted Food Tax to Improve Health

...ey were 62% less likely to have it if they drank a pint or more of milk every day, and 56% less likely to have it if they regularly ate other dairy produce.And the more dairy produce the men consumed, the less likely were they to have the syndrome. Milk consumption has plummeted in the UK over the past ...

Britisher Enraged for Court's Action Against Him for Smoking

...(a British slang word for cigarettes). "Having a pint and a cigarette in a pub is one of the last great enjoyments left for the working classes," he said. He has pledged to take the matter to the European Court of Human Rights. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all have similar restrictions but l...

Drink-drivers Not Influenced by Ads Unless It Affects Them Personally

...In the advertisement, a young man asks for another pint from a barman. Immediately thereafter, the barman is morphed into a policeman, then a lawyer, the mans employer, and finally his girlfriend. Since the young man fails a breath test, he loses his licence for a year and has to pay a hefty fine. He also...

Worried of Acne? Cut Down Milk

...of Public Health showed that teenagers who drink a pint or more of milk a day are almost 50 percent more l... of the condition by 44 percent. Those who drank a pint of whole milk a day were 12 percent more likely to develop acne, while semi-skimmed milk increased t...

Heavy Drinking may Trigger Stroke

...). In the study, two units were about equal to one pint of beer. Those with confirmed atrial fibrillation were then compared to those without the irregular heartbeat - about half (48 percent) of people in each group were moderate drinkers, suggesting no increase in risk. Excessive drinking, however, w...

Women Binge- Drinkers Warned Of Possible Link To Breast Cancer

...three units for women. A unit of alcohol is a half pint of lager, a small glass of wine or a pub measure of spirits. According to official UK figures, more than one in five young women is a binge drinker. Figures reveal that 22 per cent of women aged 16 to 24 have drunk heavily on at least one day duri...

Diet May Play Vital Role to Help Smokers Quit

...ding items that make cigarettes taste good, like a pint of beer -- smokers can make quitting a bit easier," McClernon said. The findings appear in the April 2007 issue of the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. The research was funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. In what the researche...

Berries Boosts Brain Power: Study

... was fed chow with strawberry extract equal to one pint daily in humans. After two months on the diets, half of the rats in each group were treated to induce the normal losses in learning and motor skills that often come with aging. Compared to the aged control rats, the aged-but-supplemented rats were...

Receding Rates of Alcohol Consumption is Becoming the Present Trend

...ts of alcohol supplied by a few beverages are: ? pint of beer: 3.5% 175 ml wine: 14% Heavy drinking is defined by 6 units for women and 8 for men. But alcohol has to be restricted in certain states such as pregnancy and people involving in on the counter medication, which might react with the alco...

A pint of cider a day keeps the doctor away !!

...inst stroke, heart// disease and cancer. Thus, a pint of cider is as effective as an apple in keeping th...ider’s effects by getting 12 volunteers to drink a pint a day . The volunteers will drink 500ml of cider in a controlled environment and avoid antioxidants ...

Its all in the mind and the eyes: senses deceive sometimes!

...ions change with the frame of mind we have at that pint of time. An article investigates the precise effect of fatigue and physical state on the perception of environment we have, this is published in Perspectives on Psychological Science. We measure a distance farther and slopes inclined more when we...

All State Run Schools Are To Ban Whole Milk To Children

...that most people after the war grew up on almost a pint a day and children then seemed very healthy then and there was no obesity crisis. He questioned as to what the gain would be by banning whole milk in schools. Jim Paice, Conservative farming spokesman, said stating that while he was all in favour o...

Blood Donation is the most priceless gift

...od transmitting diseases. It is estimated that 1 pint of donated blood can help five people by separating the blood into Red blood cells, Platelets and Plasma. Blood can be stored for 42 days in a refrigerator. Blood donation can be given by a person who is above 16 years of age and have good general he...

Even Moderate Drinking Is Not Good For The Heart

...es that a couple of glasses of wine everyday, or a pint of beer is beneficial to the human heart. According to The Independent, health experts from New Zealand cite a large US study published earlier this year of 200,000 adults which found drinkers were healthier than non-drinkers, independently of their...

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