26 May 2017
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25/04/2017 11:51

Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row

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Indian doctors on Tuesday angrily rejected claims that they had lied about the amount of weight an Egyptian once believed to be the world's heaviest woman had lost following surgery.

22/04/2017 00:50

500kg Egyptian sheds half her weight after India surgery

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The «world's heaviest woman» has shed half her weight -- around a quarter of a tonne -- in the two months she's been in India for treatment, doctors said.

19/04/2017 05:36

Last orders loom at Uncle Pan's Bangkok noodle stall

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For three decades everyone from cops and builders, to street cleaners and partying rich kids have gorged on noodles at Uncle Pan's streetside stall in Bangkok's chic-est neighbourhood.

12/03/2017 07:45

Antibiotic-free meat gets a foothold in US

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AFP

Facing pressure from environmentalists and shareholder activists, major US food companies and restaurant chains are moving to limit antibiotics in farm animals raised for meat.

30/11/2016 15:54

California hospitals take obesity fight to supermarkets

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Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That's when many wish they had a specialist at their side.

22/11/2016 10:35

Japan man dies after rice ball eating contest

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A 28-year-old man died in Japan after choking on a rice ball at a speed-eating contest, an event organiser said Tuesday.

17/10/2016 17:18

PepsiCo pledges healthier offerings

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PepsiCo set new targets for more healthy food and drinks Monday and announced pledges to reduce product packaging and limit water use.

01/04/2016 15:44

Avoiding food at night may reduce breast cancer recurrence

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Women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer may lower their risk of tumors coming back if they avoid eating for 13 hours or more each night, a study published Thursday said.

22/03/2016 16:17

Michelin-starred French chef rises to gluten-free challenge

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A top French chef has transformed her Michelin-starred restaurant in Provence into a gluten-free haven after teaming up with her daughter, a trained chemist who suffers from coeliac disease.

18/10/2015 16:36

Gruesome piercing at bizarre Thai vegetarian festival

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Vegetarianism and gruesome body-piercing may seem an unlikely combination, but the two represent the peak of devotion at a bloody and spectacular annual Thai festival which runs until Wednesday.

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