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Lettuce – No oil, No point

In fast food meals Iceberg lettuce adds structure, texture and a pale flash of contrasting colour. Crisp, green and low in calories it must be good for you, right? Only if you drench it in oil. Undressed lettuce is fairly pointless, nutritionally speaking.  A quarter of...

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05 February
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The Answer to The French is Bleu

The answer to the French Paradox - vats of wine and high fat dairy products = low cardiovascular mortality - could be down to the blue mold cheeses which inhibit cholesterol formation and not simply abundant quantities of top quality Cotes du Rhone. A report published...

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24 April