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Migrants to affluent nations may be healthier than the native-born

(Reuters Health) – International migrants who relocate to high-income countries to work, study or join family members are less likely to die prematurely than people born in their new homelands, a research review suggests. For the analysis, researchers examined data from 96 studies with mortality estimates for more than 15.2 million international migrants in 92… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting No Better Than Other Calorie Restriction Diets

Scientists have concluded that intermittent fasting, also referred to as the 5:2 diet or the 16:8 diet, does help with weight loss, but it’s no better than conventional calorie restriction diets for losing weight. An example of an intermittent fasting diet is feasting for 8 hours and then fasting for 16 hours. Some intermittent fasting… Read More »

Restaurant dishes 'contain more calories than fast-food meals'

The calorie content of meals in UK restaurants is “excessive” and sit-down restaurants are unhealthier than fast-food chains, BMJ research suggests. Health experts say meals should not exceed 600 calories, but in this study they averaged 1,033 in restaurants and 751 in fast-food chains. University of Liverpool researchers analysed thousands of meals from places like… Read More »

Mobile phones are seven times dirtier than TOILET SEATS, finds new study

Mobile phones are seven times dirtier than TOILET SEATS, finds new study (and those with leather cases are even filthier!) Study finds phones with plastic cases are seven times dirtier than a toilet seat  Experts believe phones become dirty because they are taken into the bathroom  Research found phones with leather cases are 17 times… Read More »